Welcome Aboard the Greater Austin Council

of the Navy League of the United States

Our Next Distinguished Speaker Program
(Now Taking Reservations)

Thursday, 6 June 2019

Honored Guest and Speaker

Rear Admiral Ted LeClair

United States Navy

Deputy Commander, United States 7th Fleet

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                                     Deputy Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet 

Rear Adm. Ted LeClair is a native of Scituate, Massachusetts, and a 1991 graduate of Villanova University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and was commissioned through Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps.  He holds Master’s degrees from the Harvard Kennedy School and the U.S. Army War College and is a graduate with distinction of the Joint Forces Staff College.

A surface warfare officer, he initially served as first lieutenant and repair division officer aboard USS Callaghan (DDG 994).  He has operational experience in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans, as well as the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf including deployments in support of Operations Northern and Southern Watch, Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.  His two mobilizations were to combat zones in Kuwait and Iraq.

Upon affiliating with the Navy Reserve (NR), he first served as assistant operations officer at Battle Group Staff 2 in support of USS George Washington (CVN 73) Strike Group.  Subsequently, he completed operations department head, executive officer and back to back command tours in Naval Coastal Warfare and Maritime Expeditionary force hardware commands.  Other staff assignments include deputy J3 (wartime) at U.S. Forces Korea and various assignments at U.S. Combined Forces Command Korea and United Nations Command Korea; as maritime operations center chief, U.S. 7th Fleet; deputy director, Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Navy Reserve Enterprise; and acting chief of staff, Warfare Integration (OPNAV N9I) on the staff of the chief of naval operations.

LeClair’s command tours include Inshore Boat Unit 22, Maritime Expeditionary Boat Division 42, NR U.S. Forces Korea, CNO Warfare Systems (OPNAV N9) Reserve Support Unit and NR U.S. 7th Fleet.

LeClair assumed duties as deputy commander, U.S. 7th Fleet October 2018.

He is a former member of the Secretary of the Navy’s National Navy Reserve Policy Board and served on Navy teams that have been awarded the Navy Unit Commendation, the Meritorious Unit Commendation and the Battle Efficiency “E” Awards.

Council Calendar

 As of 1 May 2019


6-8  NLUS Sea-Air-Space Exposition,  Gaylord Convention Center
        National Harbor, MD

15    Greater Austin Council, Board of Directors Meeting
        Open to All Navy League Members
        Red Lobster South
     Distinguished Speaker Program,  Austin Woman's Club
        Rear Admiral Ted LeClair, United States Navy
        Deputy Commander, U. S.7th Fleet

     D-Day, the Invasion of Normandy, 1944. The Allied Forces of Britain, America, Canada, and France attacked German forces on the coast of Normandy, France. With a huge force of over 150,000 soldiers, the Allies attacked and gained a victory that became the turning point for World War II in Europe.

6       The Battle of Midway 1942. The long term effects of this battle are that it made the U.S. the superior naval power in the pacific ocean, changing the tide of fighting in the pacific. This helped the U.S. stage more effective attacks against Japan and its Axis allies.

19-22  NLUS National Convention, Norfolk, VA


28     Greater Austin Council, Board of Directors Meeting

         Open to All Navy League Members
         Red Lobster South

17     William H.  Venema, JAG, USA (Ret). 

        Attorney Author of "Death in Panama"
        which is loosely based on a court-martial
        case he prosecuted in 1983 when he was
        assigned as an Army lawyer in Panama.


16       Greater Austin Council, Board of Directors Meeting

         Open to All Navy League Members
         Red Lobster South

    UT Naval ROTC Tribute - Program TBA
        Collection for VA Clinic “Holiday Table”

20    Greater Austin Council, Board of Directors Meeting
        Open to All Navy League Members
        Red Lobster South

      Holiday Program TBA. 
         Toys for Tots Collection

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