Join Operation Confidence 2018 veterans, family, and friends 3 -day weekend cruise to Baja, Mexico abroad the Carnival Cruise Line, Friday, May 18, 2018.
“SPONSOR A VETERAN” TO GO ON THE CRUISE. Corporations, businesses, organizations, community leaders and/or family members are encouraged to “sponsor a veteran” to go on the cruise.
Sponsorship packages are as follows: Five (5) veterans...including fare, taxes, and gratuities for $2,200, or Six (6) veterans including fare, taxes, and gratuities $2,600.
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Historian Honoree :99 Year Old, 1st Sgt. Margaret Bellino-Barker, World War 11 Veteran
On Saturday, July 30, 2017, Operation Confidence hosted a "Tribute To Our Disabled Veterans" at the Knollwood Country Club in Granada Hills, Ca.
Keynote Speaker: Brig. Gen. Ruth Wong
All proceeds from the event were donated to Operation Confidence Turning Point Housing Program for homeless disabled veterans building fund.
On Veterans Day, November 11, 2016, Operation Confidence hosted a "Tribute To Our Disabled Veterans" aboard the Queen Mary.
Keynote Speaker: Major Gen. Paul Mock
All proceeds were donated to Operation Confidence Turning Point Housing Program for homeless disabled veterans building fund.
In 2010 and 2011, Operation Confidence hosted community outreach events held on the grounds of the historical Los Angeles Sports Arena.
All branches of the military participated.
The event focused on honoring our disabled veterans, job preparation workshops and employment opportunities. Over 120 vendors participated and 35 % of veterans in attendance obtained employment.
In 2009, Operation Confidence hosted "Mega Job Fair" that took place for one week on the campus of 4 community colleges; Los Angeles City College, Los Angeles Valley College, El Camino College and Southwest College. Over 100 vendors participated.
Operation Confidence was honored to have had Major General Paul Mock as keynote speaker at the "Tribute To Our Disabled Veterans' event held aboard the Queen Mary on Veterans Day, November 11, 2016.
On May 31, 2013, Major General (Retired) Mock was selected by Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel as the National Chair for the Employer Support of Guard and Reserve (ESGR). The ESGR National Chair is an official Department of Defense position that carries a three-year term and the protocol status of a military four-star flag or general officer. Major General Mock provides leadership and vision for a team of more than 4, 500 dedicated volunteers spanning all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Guam-CNMI, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Major General Mock, a retired Lieutenant with Los Angeles Police Department, has extensive service with military members and their families through work with the Association of the United States Army, Fisher House Foundation and the Military Child Education Coalition.
Click link to read more about Major Gen. Mock: http://www.militarychild.org/DOD-Appoints-Paul-Mock-as-National-Chair
Operation Confidence was honored to have had Brig. General Ruth Wong, Director of The Department of Military and Veterans Affairs County of Los Angeles as keynote speaker at our ' Tribute To Disabled Veterans" gala event at the Knollwood Country Club on Saturday, July 30th
Brig. Wong served as Assistant to the Air Force Surgeon General for Medical Readiness and Nursing Services, Aeromedical Evacuation Flight Commander in the Persian Gulf during Desert Shield/Desert Storm and was selected to become one of the first nurse practitioner’s in the Air Force.
General Wong began her career with the County of Los Angeles in 2001 as the Quality Improvement Manager for the Department of Mental Health. She promoted to the Chief Executive Office in 2002 as the Executive Director.
Click link to read more about Brig. General Wong: http://mva.lacounty.gov/director-ruth-wong/
Operation Confidence is honored to have Navy Admiral Sandy Brown as keynote speaker to kick off Meet & Greet gathering in support of the "Proud To Be A Veteran" Carnival Cruise event on Friday, May 18, 2018.
Meet & Greet Location: TBA
Retired Rear Adm. Sandra Adams served as a Navy officer for 34 years. Originally from Michigan, she has lived in Southern California for over 20 years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University and a Master of Arts from the Naval War College. In 2010, she mobilized to Afghanistan where she served as the senior advisor to an Afghan Minister of Defense Lieutenant General and his staff.
Her first flag officer assignment was as deputy commander, Navy Region Midwest.
She then served in her final assignment as the deputy commander, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command which is responsible for 19,000 active and reserve Sailors including Seabees and Coastal Warfare professionals.
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