CNIC commander to speak at Women’s Leadership Symposium

Navy Region Hawaii Public Affairs

The Hawaii Women’s Joint Leadership Committee and the Hawaii Chapter Sea Service Leadership Association (SSLA) will host the 2017 Hawaii Women’s Joint Leadership Symposium at the Ford Island Conference Center at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Oct. 17 and 18 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This year’s theme is “Charting your course, navigating your future.” This two-day symposium will feature several panels throughout the day. On Oct. 17, Vice Adm. M a r y J a c k s o n , c o mmander, Navy Installations Command will present the keynote address.

Jackson, a native of Wimberley, Texas, entered the U.S. Naval Academy in July 1984. Jackson was designated a surface warfare officer in 1989, and is qualified as a joint specialty officer.

Jackson’s sea assignments include USS Willamette (AO 180), USS Briscoe (DD 977), USS

Vella Gulf (CG 72), executive officer of USS Stout (DDG 55), and commanding officer of USS Mc-Faul (DDG 74). Jackson served as Naval Station Norfolk commanding officer and, following an assignment as chief of staff at Navy Region Mid-Atlantic, Jackson commanded Navy Region Southeast prior to becoming Commander, Navy Installations Command.

This year’s symposium will focus on opportunities and insights for those who serve in the military while exploring options and providing tools for their future, encouraging them to stay in the service.

For information and to register, visit www.

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