HONORARY COMMISSIONING COMMITTEE

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HONORARY CHAIR

Stan Hubbard, Hubbard Broadcasting

Ambassador Bruce Laingen, Postumous

Ambassador to Iran during the Iranian Hostage Crisis, US Navy Veteran, Minnesota Native


Special Chair's

  1. David Mortenson, Chairman, Mortenson Company
  2. CAPT David Ratte, USN Retired, Commanding Officer, USS Minneapolis Saint Paul SSN 708 April 2002 to December 2003
  3. B Kyle, President, Saint Paul Chamber of Commerce
  4. Jonathon Weinhagen, President & CEO, Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce

Special Recognition, Posthumous

  • Senior Chief Petty Officer Thomas Higgins, lost at sea December 27, 2007
  • Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael Holtz, lost at sea December 27, 2007

Final Deployment, USS Minneapolis Saint Paul SSN 708, Portsmouth UK

Honorary Members

Official Sponsor

The Minnesota Twins

We Welcome Suggestions on additional honorees

If you have ideas on additional people who should be recognized, please contact Brian Skon, Chair, at bdskon@gmail.com.