Government Affairs Breakfast with Rear Admiral John Spencer, U.S. Navy

Tuesday, July 26, 2022 (7:30 AM - 8:45 AM) (EDT)


Join us for breakfast and conversation with Rear Admiral John Spencer during Dayton's Navy Week.

Senior Navy Representative and Fairborn native, Rear Admiral John Spencer will be in Dayton during the city's Navy Week to speak with the area's leadership about the Navy and how their work relates to Ohio and the Dayton area.

Sponsored by: AES Ohio

About the Speaker: Rear Adm. John Spencer is a native of Fairborn, Ohio, and a 1991 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy with a degree in Systems Engineering. He earned a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College where he was a Halsey Research scholar. He also completed a National Security Fellowship at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

His sea tours include division officer aboard USS Maryland (SSBN 738), weapons officer aboard USS Billfish (SSN 676), navigator aboard USS Jefferson City (SSN 759) and executive officer aboard USS San Juan (SSN 751). He commanded USS Philadelphia (SSN 690) in Groton, Connecticut and was commodore of Submarine Squadron 16 in Kings Bay, Georgia.

Staff assignments include instructor duty at the Naval Nuclear Power School, operations officer at Submarine Squadron 11, deputy commander of Submarine Squadron Eight, in the Policy section of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, executive assistant to Commander, U.S. Strategic Command, and recently Director, Nuclear Enterprise Directorate, Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

His awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy-Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy-Marine Corps Achievement Medal and various unit and service awards.

Rear Adm Spencer Bio 

This event will immediately precede the small business forum in partnership with the U.S. Navy and the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce. For more information about the small business forum, please contact Belinda Matthews-Stenson,

  • Dayton Chamber Member - Complimentary, Registration Required. 
  • Non-member - $20 
Marriott At the University of Dayton
1414 South Patterson Blvd
Dayton, OH 45409-2105 United States

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Tuesday, July 26, 2022 (7:30 AM - 8:45 AM) (EDT)
  • 7:30am- Registration & Networking Breakfast
  • 8:00am- Rear Adm. John Spencer, U.S. Navy
  • 8:45am- Adjourn 
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