10th Company, U.S. Naval Academy Class of ’82
E-mail rep: Rose McGrath (Young)
Bacci, Timothy Peter–7/17/07–Tim Bacci, BlueLine’s Managing Director, serves as a member of the board of directors of Syntrio, Inc., a corporate risk management company and was previously the executive chairman and interim CEO of Instant802 Networks, Inc. From October 2001 to June 2002, Mr. Bacci served as President and Chief Executive Officer of siteROCK Corporation, a managed service provider specializing in remote monitoring and diagnostics of critical technology infrastructures, that was acquired by Avasta, Inc. in July 2002. Prior to siteROCK, Mr. Bacci worked as a consultant to several early stage technology companies focusing on issues relating to corporate strategy and executive recruiting.
In 1995, Mr. Bacci was one of the founders of Vicinity Corporation. Between 1995 and 2001, Mr. Bacci served in a variety of capacities at Vicinity Corporation, including Vice President of Operations and Vice President of Business Development. Vicinity (NASDAQ: VCNT) had a successful IPO in 2000 and was acquired by Microsoft Corporation in 2002. In 1993, Mr. Bacci was a co-founder of Triptych CD, a CD-ROM manufacturing business where he served as Director of Sales. Triptych was acquired by Americ Disc in 1995. In the early 1990s, Mr. Bacci worked as a consultant and prior to that he was an associate at Asset Management Company, a venture capital firm based in Palo Alto, California. Mr. Bacci holds a B.S. in engineering from the United States Naval Academy and served as an officer on active duty in the U.S. Navy as a fighter pilot.
Bohner, Richard Hugh, Jr.
Brennan, Robert John– – 1/15/2007– CAPT Brennan graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1982 after enlisting in the Navy and attending the Naval Academy Preparatory School in Newport, RI. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma. Following graduation he completed nuclear power training and the Submarine Officer Basic Course.
His initial shipboard assignment from June 1984 to June 1987 was aboard USS STONEWALL JACKSON (SSBN 634)(G) where he qualified in submarines and served as the Chemistry and Radiological Controls Assistant and Damage Control Assistant. Homeported in Charleston, SC, he completed three strategic patrols and a refueling overhaul in Charleston Naval Shipyard.
From 1987 to 1989 CAPT Brennan served as the Seventh Company Officer at the United States Naval Academy. In addition to his normal duties, he served on the Admissions Board for the Class of 1992 and taught four semesters of leadership in the professional development department.
After graduating from the Submarine Officer Advanced Course in January 1990, CAPT Brennan reported as Navigator and Operations Officer of USS VON STEUBEN (SSBN 632)(G). Homeported in Charleston, SC, he completed five strategic patrols including one to the Mediterranean Sea.
In April 1993, CAPT Brennan reported for duty in Omaha, NE at the United States Strategic Command. He served as the submarine communications action officer in the C4I Directorate and as Executive Officer to the Director of Operations. As a “Plank Owner” on the STRATCOM Staff, CAPT Brennan earned the Joint Meritorious Unit Award.
CAPT Brennan served as Executive Officer of USS BERGALL (SSN 667) from May 1995 to May 1996. He participated in a Caribbean Sea deployment and inter-fleet transfer in support of BERGALL’s decommissioning. He then reported for duty as Executive Officer of USS HAMPTON (SSN 767) in May 1996 and served until May 1997. On HAMPTON, he participated in numerous local operations and exercises including Prospective Commanding Officer Operations twice. Although both ships were homeported in Norfolk, VA, he split his tours between Norfolk and Bremerton, WA.
In May 1997, he reported for duty in the Submarine Warfare Division (N87) of OPNAV as the SEAWOLF Requirements/Action Officer and Congressional Liaison Officer. He served in N87 until June 1999.
He assumed command of USS OLYMPIA (SSN 717), homeported in Pearl Harbor, HI in March 2000. During his 30-month tour, OLYMPIA deployed to the Western Pacific in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and the VINSON Carrier Battle Group. OLYMPIA earned the Navy Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals, Navy Unit Commendation, Meritorious Unit Commendation and was awarded the 2002 Battle Efficiency “E” from Submarine Squadron THREE.
In September 2002, he reported for duty in OPNAV as the Deputy Director, ASW Requirements (N74B). He served as the Sea Shield ASW and Task Force ASW EA until June 2004.
CAPT Brennan served as Deputy Commander for Submarine Squadron TWO (CSS2) from June 2004 to June 2006. CSS2 was responsible for preparing the six submarines assigned to the squadron for deployed operations in support of the Global War on Terror and other national tasking. During this tour, he commanded USS PHILADELPHIA (SSN 690) from September to November 2005.
CAPT Brennan relived as the Commanding Officer of the Naval Weapons Station in Charleston on 18 August 2006.
CAPT Brennan is entitled to wear the Legion of Merit (two awards), Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal (two awards), Navy Commendation Medal (four awards), Navy Achievement Medal (three awards) and the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal.
CAPT Brennan is married to his high school sweetheart Tina. They have three sons: Brian, Tyler and Kendall.
Cataldo, Edmund Francis
Crum, Michael Eugene — (8/12/05) I am currently working at Alcon Labs which is headquartered out of Fort Worth TX. I work in the Elkridge MD Distribution Center. As you can see my e-mail is email@example.com.
My wife (Sharon) and I just celebrated our 21 wedding anniversary this year. We have two children, Christopher who is heading to Virginia Tech to play baseball for the Hokies. Our daughter Lauren will be a sophomore at Severna Park High School. Laurens sporting interest is field hockey. So not matter what, we are running to either a school event or an athletic event.
Curry, Joan Elizabeth
Direnzo, Joseph – – E-mail 08/04/00: Am now stationed at Coast Guard Atlantic Area as Executive Assistant to the Chief of Operations. My wife Karen, who picked up O-5 in January is now the Nurse manager at Portsmouth Naval Hospital. Both Joey (11) and Lauren (9) love their new home in Suffolk (its a lot warmer than Maine!) It will also be nice to be on shore duty.
– – E-mail 3/16/99: Joe has his Change of Command on the 28th of May when he will step down from Commanding Officer USCGC JEFFERSON ISLAND, homeported in Portland Maine. He will transfer to San Diego for his next duty station as the Coast Guard Liaison to Commander, Cruiser Destroyer Group One deployed to the Persian Gulf. It will be like coming home, as Joe hasn’t been involved with a carrier battle group since 1986, while still in the Navy.
– – E-mail 12/20/97: Now the Commanding Officer of USCGC JEFFERSON ISLAND, homeported in Portland Maine. He took command on the 3rd of July and has already completed a deployment to the Caribbean on counterdrug ops. Joe’s wife Karen (LCDR, NC) is Director of Nursing at the Naval Medical Clinic at NAS Brunswick. Their children Joey (age 9) and Lauren (age 6 going on 27) love the area, are big into scouts and the YMCA swim team. There is always an open invitation both on the cutter and at the house for any 82 members.
Gorman, Francis P.
Heagy, Rex Wesley — 8/13/05 In the world of acquisitions, Sheffield Measurement was purchased by Hexagon Metrology North America. Software developers were transferred to Wilcox Associates, Inc (makers of PC-DMIS) as part of this purchase.
I retired in 2004. This has allowed Debbie and I to be part of a missions trip last summer to Honduras. We’re looking forward to next year with a possible missions trip to Costa Rica. Jennifer is attending Kettering College of Medical Arts and is studying to be a Respiratory Therapist.
Joynson, Jack Edmund
Mabon, Kevin Lee – – E-mail 06/17/00: I got out in 1993 (JO tour Guitarro SD; prototype commando tour; DH tour Stonewall Jackson Charleston) and started a retail specialty toy store called “Imagine That!” in Wenatchee WA (apple country). We sell specialty toys like Brio, Learning Curve, Playmobil as well as funky stuff like rubber chickens. Lots of lessons learned here — but let’s summarize it as retail is a **REALLY** hard profession at which to make a good living. I have also stayed in the reserves and am currently the Training Officer for NR COMSUBPAC Det 320 at Bangor WA. Made the O-5 list this year. I got married to Ann Camp in 1991. Ann is a research scientist with the US Forest Service in Wenatchee. Ann’s daughter Caitlin, 13, is very much a 13 year old who is quite capable of tying up TWO phone lines at once. In August ’99 through January ’00, I was active duty at COMSUBPAC, working as Assistant Training Officer and later as acting N48 (Budget Analyst) (wish my store wrote checks with as many digits as the ones I did at COMSUBPAC!).
Matacotta, Ernest Albert – – 8/12/05: Ernest “Ernie” Matacotta 10th company. Colonel USMC Reserves- assigned as OIC MEPLO FEMA Region IV President/Owner : Pre-employment Screening Services, Inc. Residence: Marietta, GA 770-578-0635
McGrath, Rose Mary – – 4/13/2011–Things are pretty quiet in Carroll County, MD, where I live, and I seldom run across classmates anymore. I’ve been a high school science teacher for the past eight years, and a mentor to a FIRST robotics team for the past five. My two boys are involved in robotics, and it had pretty much become my hobby/second job. Or maybe it’s my main job (without the pay) and I work as a teacher on the side to cover the bills – tough to say. Anyone who has mentored one of these teams can relate. It’s kind of addictive, and lots of fun, but I haven’t worked such long hours since I was on active duty.
I was able to get away a couple of retirements in the past few years, and was totally impressed by the careers of Dori (Zink) Freer, Jane (Treadway) Conley and Louis Meier. I don’t have the pictures handy, and maybe they already sent you some?? I’ve missed a few others, I’m sure, since we’re at that stage.
I expect to see Dori at the FIRST Robotics Championship in St. Louis in two weeks. She’ll be there with her daughter Kelli’s team from Connecticut. Kelli will be off to USNA this summer, and I plan to go for I-Day to see her sworn in. My oldest is working on becoming some flavor of engineer, starting with the local community college offerings since he isn’t quite focused yet. The younger one is a junior who applied for USNA summer seminar, so maybe I’ll be going to another I-Day next year.
By the way, I’m supposed to be the 10th CO rep, but the last email sent out for me is wrong. I would not mind being contacted at my new address (firstname.lastname@example.org) for updates. Teaching and robotics keep me on the run, but I do get to my home email once in a while.
McGuire, Kevin Wayne – – May he rest in peace
Perez, Phillip A.
Sesbeau, Mary Beth
Shigley, Paul R.
Spoerl, David Ross–12/5/03–I am living in Annapolis and teaching in the Math department at our favorite college. My wife of 21+ years and I live near the bay bridge. Our son is a sophomore at Maryland and our daughter is a senior in high school and hopes to be attending Florida Tech in the fall. I am still working on my phd in Operations research, hopefully I will be done next summer.