The Mobile Council of the Navy League of the Unites States presented two awards today at the Mobile Chamber of Commerce Military Appreciation Luncheon. The Hugh Casteix Award was presented to BM1 Ryan Owens of the USCG Gulf Strike Team. The RADM J. Lloyd Abbot award was given to ET2 Ryan Reid of the USS AUGUSTA (LCS 34) Blue Crew. Congratulations and job well done.
The Navy League of the United States recognizes local councils each year with the Mackie Award for their communications efforts. This year the Mobile Council received a Silver Award for social media posts. The criteria for this award include frequency, quality of posts, timeliness, subject matter, use of imagery, original content, and use of methods of engagement.
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) -The Mobile Council of the Navy League is celebrating the Navy’s 247th birthday. The central theme of this year is “On Watch – 24/7 for 247 Years,” which highlights our Navy’s enduring ability to remain fully ready to respond to and effectively deter emergent threats.
The Mobile Council of the Navy League is looking for male and female adult volunteer assistance to help the leadership of the Dunlap Division of the Sea Cadets. Sea Cadets are High School-age young adults. Prior or current military experience is desired but not a necessity. The amount of your time is up to you. Desire to help youth is required. Please call Bill Pfister (251-680-4450) or Pete Riehm (251-442-4349) to volunteer or let them know of anyone who might be a good candidate.
The traveling exhibit, So Ready for Laughter: The Legacy of Bob Hope has arrived at GulfQuest and will be docked on Deck 1 through 7 March 2022. Credit for this enjoyable display goes to the National Touring Sponsor: The Bob & Delores Hope Foundation. It is presented by The National WWII Museum and hosted by GulfQuest, the National Maritime Museum of the Gulf of Mexico, and our local sponsors: Mobile Council of the Navy League of the United States, Page & Jones, Mama’s on Dauphin, and the Community Foundation of South Alabama. Admission to the Museum including this exhibit is free for Veterans and Military Families through the month of November.