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27th           Council Board of Directors   0900-1100  Red Lobster South Lamar


7th              Greater Austin Council Distinguuished Speaker Program
                    CAPT Brian Teets, USN, Professor of Naval Science
                    Commanding Officer The University of Texas Naval ROTC Unit

                    Marine Corps Toys for Tots Collection at the Evevnt
                    Annual Silent Auction Fundraiser to keep Your Council Afloat

                    Annual Meeting of Members to Elect 2018 Officers and Directors

Our Next
Distinguished Speaker Program

(Now Taking Reservations)

Thursday, 7 December 2017

Honored Guest and Speaker

Captain Brian Teets
United States Navy

Commanding Officer, Univerity of Texas Naval ROTC Unit
Professor of Naval Science

Topic: Ready to Fight:  Your Navy Today

CAPT Brian Teets, a native of Urbana, OH received his commission in March of 1990 through the Navy ROTC program at Ohio State University where he earned a BSBA in Production and Operations Management.

His first tour was with the “Swampfoxes” of HSL-44 at NAS Mayport, FL, flying the SH-60B helicopter.  Serving three years with HSL-44, he deployed to the Arabian Gulf embarked in USS SAMUEL B.  ROBERTS (FFG-58) and in USS VICKSBURG (CG-69) to the Mediterranean and Adriatic Seas.

CAPT Teets’ first shore tour in 1995 was as Aide to the Commander, Naval Training Center Great Lakes, IL, and then to the Chief of Naval Education and Training in Pensacola, FL, dual-hatted as the Director of Navy Training, CNO (N7).

He reported aboard the Norfolk, VA-based USS ENTERPRISE (CVN-65) in 1997 as the Operations Administration Officer where he qualified as Officer of the Deck and deployed in 1998 to the Arabian Gulf taking part in Operation DESERT FOX.

In 2000 CAPT Teets joined the HSL-45 “Wolfpack” stationed at NAS North Island, CA.  Embarked in USS INGRAHAM (FFG-61) he deployed to the Indian Ocean/Arabian Gulf with the CARL VINSON Battle Group in 2001 for Operation ENDURING FREEDOM.

Completing his tour as squadron Operations Officer, he detached in 2002 and reported to the Officer Plans and Promotions office on the staff of the Chief of Naval Operations (N1).

CAPT Teets next reported to the National War College for the 2005/2006 academic year graduating with a MS in National Security Strategy.  Concurrently, he earned a MA in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College in 2006.

He reported as Executive Officer of the HSL-37 “Easyriders” aboard MCBH at Kaneohe Bay, HI in February 2007 and assumed command in May 2008.  In August 2009 he completed his command tour and reported to the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate (J-5) where he specialized in International Security Cooperation and Foreign Military Sales policy.

Following his tour as Executive Officer, CAPT Teets assumed command of the amphibious assault ship USS WASP (LHD-1) in July 2013 and conducted at-sea testing trials for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, and executed a $250M ship modernization overhaul.

In June 2015 he assumed command of the Naval ROTC Unit at the University of Texas at Austin

He and his wife, Cheryl, have two children, Abigail and Alexander.

Austin Woman's Club

2015  Program                                2115 Closing Ceremony and Adjourn
1815  Social Hour                           1910  Opening Ceremony and Dinner

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