Luncheon with ADM Greenert
WHEN: Friday, October 14, 2016, 1200 - 1330
WHERE: Lou Nanne's (Private Dining Room)
7651 France Ave. South, Edina MN
WHO: Active Duty, Legacy & Lifetime Members
COST: Members must buy their own lunch
Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert, the son of Patrick and Aline Greenert, is a native of the steel town - Butler, Pennsylvania.
After graduation from Butler Area Senior High School, he attended the U.S. Naval Academy, majored in Ocean Engineering, and was graduated and commissioned an Ensign in the U.S. Navy in June 1975. Admiral Greenert completed studies in nuclear engineering and entered the nuclear submarine force. His service in submarines culminated in command of the USS HONOLULU (SSN 718) in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
His Navy career has given him the opportunity to serve as: Commander, U.S. Forces Micronesia; Deputy Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet; Commander, U.S. Seventh Fleet; Commander, U.S. Atlantic Fleet; Chief Financial Officer of the Navy; Vice Chief of Naval Operations; and Chief of Naval Operations (2011-2015).
Admiral Greenert has been recognized for his leadership and distinguished performance with numerous awards and citations, including recognition from international navies. He considers his greatest reward and distinction to be the privilege of serving with and leading the hundreds of thousands of Sailors and civilians from around the U.S. who selflessly volunteer to protect and serve their nation.
Admiral Greenert and his family have enjoyed living in many different locations including Japan, Guam, Hawaii, Seattle, San Diego and Washington, D.C. He retired from military service in October 2015 and currently serves as a consultant, adviser and member of corporate boards. He and his wife Darleen have been married for over 35 years, and are blessed with three grown (all married) children, Jonathan, Brian and Sarah; a grandson, Leland; and a Golden Retriever, Maggie.