PLEASE NOTE! Hotel Room Block Link is 'live' as of 8/16/2016

Hey! 10/14/16 update - at 930pm  


Please note we are down to about 8 extra meals we ordered.  Please call me at 408-202-0055 for permission to register.  If I approve - go to the link to the shopping cart and register.  


We will make every effort for you to attend.


Brian Skon, President, Navy League Minnesota 



  • I am a United States Sailor.
  • I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States of America and I will obey the orders of those appointed over me.
  • I represent the fighting spirit of the Navy and those who have gone before me to defend freedom and democracy around the world.
  • I proudly serve my country's Navy combat team with Honor, Courage and Commitment.
  • I am committed to excellence and the fair treatment of all. 
Celebrating the 241th Birthday of your United States Navy!

The United States Navy Birthday Ball - Minnesota October 15, 2016

Our speaker is the 30th Chief of Naval Operations  ADM Jonathon Greenert.  


ADM Greenert was relieved by ADM Richardson in October 2015.


ADM Greenert is a 1975 graduate of the United States Naval Academy.  



The United States Navy Sailors Creed

Get rooms here - Minneapolis Marriott Northwest.  Room rate of $109 and block is guarenteed until 9/21/2016 - then call for availability after this. You are able to call the 24-hour Marriott Central Reservations line at 1-888-236-2427 to book your reservation and mention the US Navy Birthday Ball Block.

Special Guests:

Commanding Officer, Naval Operations Support Center
CDR David Webber
Commanding Officer, Naval Recruiting District
CAPT Curt Gilbert
Commanding Officer, U of M NROTC
CDR Brian Tanaka
Commanding Officer, USS Minnesota SSN 783
Chief of the Boat Steven Williams, USS Minnesota SSN 783
Brian Skon, President, Minnesota Council, Navy League of the United States
J.R. Olson, President, Upper Midwest Chapter, Naval Academy Alumni Association