CAPT Matt Arny ’93 USN
Join CAPT Matt Arny ’93, USN for an update on:
- Aircraft platform transition and growth – EA-18G Growler, P-8 Poseidon, MQ-4C Triton
- Northwest Training Range Complex – maintaining access to training resources; environmental stewardship and working with State and local governments for renewable energy development.
- COVID-19 – supporting the Fleet, Fighter and Family in the pandemic
- Race in the Navy in 2020
Captain Matt “Flounder” Arny was raised in Alexandria, Virginia and graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Naval Architecture. As a Naval Flight Officer, he flew in both the F-14B and F/A-18F serving tours in VF-102 and VFA-103 and then as Commanding Officer in VFA-154.
Captain Arny deployed on USS George Washington (CVN 73), USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67), USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) while participating in Operations Southern Watch, Iraqi Freedom and New Dawn in Iraq, Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan, and Tomodachi providing disaster relief in Japan. During additional sea tours, Captain Arny served as Assistant Navigator on USS Enterprise (CVN 65) and Operations Officer on USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).
Captain Arny’s shore tours include U.S. Naval Attaché to the Kingdom of Sweden, Operational Test Director in Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Nine Detachment Pt. Mugu and Executive Assistant to the Chief, U.S. Liaison Office, U.S. Embassy Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. He earned a Masters of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Darden School of Business, University of Virginia.
Captain Arny has logged over 3,000 flight hours in the F-14A/B/D, F/A-18B/D/F, JAS-39D, F-4, F-5, F-16, TA-4 and various other aircraft accumulating over 700 arrested landings.
Speaker Series: Town Hall with Byron Marchant ’78, CEO and President of the USNA Alumni Association and Foundation
Jun 25 @ 17:00 – 18:00
Byron Marchant ’78
Byron F. Marchant, U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1978, is the President and CEO of the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association & Foundation. Prior to this position, Marchant served as the Executive Vice President, General Counsel, & Chief Administrative Officer for Black Entertainment Television, Washington, DC. He was a partner with the law firm Patton Boggs, LLP, and previously served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel for Annapolis-based Telecommunications Systems Inc. He also served as Senior Legal Advisor to Federal Communications Commissioner Andrew Barrett and was an attorney with Sidley Austin.
Marchant graduated with merit from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1978 earning a Bachelor of Science, American Political Systems; and earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia Law School. He was in the submarine service before transferring to the Naval Reserve in 1984 where he fulfilled numerous assignments in the Naval Reserve Intelligence program and attained the rank of Commander in the U.S. Naval Reserves.
Marchant is a life member of the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association, a member of the New Jersey Bar, the U.S. Supreme Court Bar, the Federal Communications Bar Association, and the American Bar Association. He serves on the board of directors of The Y in Central Maryland, The National Sailing Hall of Fame, is a member of the board of trustees for the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association; is a board member of the U. S. Naval Academy Foundation, and an honorary trustee for The Chesapeake Bay Foundation. In addition, Marchant served two terms on the Board of Visitors at George Mason University and has served on the Advisory Committee to the Sallie Mae Foundation, The American Red Cross of the Washington Metropolitan area, the University of Virginia Alumni Association Board of Managers and the UVA Campaign Executive Committee. Marchant was an adjunct professor at the University of Virginia Law School.
PSC Zoom presentation by CEO Jeff Tomlin ’76 on Wednesday, May 6th at 1800. Contact the chapter for the webinar information.
Capt Jeff Tomlin, USN, MC (ret.)
COVID-19 Discovery and Response: First Evidence of Community Transmission in the U.S
- First Contact
- Future State
Jeff Tomlin Bio:
- Bothell High Grad (Local)
- USNA Class of ‘76
- 2nd LT USMC TBS Pensacola
- Flew KC-130’s active duty Western Pacific
- Left the Marines and entered UW Medical School Class of ‘86
- Anesthesia Residency
- EvergreenHealth, Kirkland WA 1990 to present
- Inter-service transfer to the Navy Medical Corp Reserve
- Mobilized 2004-2005 Camp Pendleton Naval Hospital Operation Enduring Freedom
- Commanding Officer Operational Health support Unit Bremerton
- Reserve Surgeon Pacific Fleet (twilight reserve tour)
- Retired CAPT Navy Medical Corps Reserve in 2014
- Civilian Medical Administration
- Medical Director for Quality
- Chief Medical Officer
- CEO EvergreenHealth July 2019
Because we are such a geographically diverse Chapter, we have established four primary Regions (roughly based on compass points, and there is some overlap). Each of these Regions has a Regional Director who will serve as your primary POC for inquiries and/or requests to host an event.
The Regions / Regional Directors are as follows:
West: Clallam, Jefferson, Kitsap; West Region Director: Carol Hoffman
North: Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, Whatcom; North Region Director: Linda Postenrieder
Central/East: King, Pierce, Snohomish; Central/East Region Director(s): Stephanie McKinnie & Todd Nichols
South: Chehalis, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, Pierce, Thurston; South Region Director: Kyle Baker
If you are interested in arranging a group event or viewing party for any of the games please let us know so we can help advertise.
USNAAA PSC chapter will reimburse the cost of one beverage for “PSC Member plus one” at public locations, and $5 per “PSC member plus one” for events hosted in your home. The event must be open to all alum and advertised on the PSC website. Hosts will be expected to provide a list of PSC member attendees and receipt (only for events planned at sports bars/public eatery) for reimbursement.
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Social / Networking Happy Hours – All USNA Alumni and their guests of all ages are invited. First drink is on us for current Chapter Members and one guest. There is no RSVP required and you can come as you are.
If you are interested in hosting an event, USNAAA PSC chapter will reimburse the cost of one beverage for “PSC Member plus one” at public locations, and $5 per “PSC member plus one” for events hosted in your home. The event must be open to all alum and advertised on the PSC website. Hosts will be expected to provide a list of PSC member attendees and receipt (only for events planned at sports bars/public eatery) for reimbursement to our Treasurer. Please reach out to your Regional Director for questions or assistance.
ALL EVENTS CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19.
Central/East: Regional Director – Stephanie McKinnie & Todd Nichols
West: Regional Director – Sonja Hanson
North: Regional Director – Linda Postenrieder
South: Regional Director – Kyle Baker
Nothing scheduled yet for the South side – Let us know if you want to Host a Happy Hour event down in the Renton/Kent/Tacoma areas.