Meeting Location and Time

Monday, July 1st at 7PM

Black Creek Outfitters
10051 Skinner Lake Dr
Jacksonville FL 32246


Bob Buehn

"Fishing Guantanamo Bay !"

Bob Buehn is a retired Navy Captain and is Director of the University of North Florida Military and Veterans Resource Center. He is an adjunct professor for the US Naval War College and teaches a graduate seminar in National Security Affairs. He was formerly Chief of Military Affairs for the City of Jacksonville in the administration of Mayor John Peyton. He retired from a 30-year career in the US Navy in March, 2008. His career included command of VS-32, at NAS Cecil Field, and command of US Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Capt Buehn also served as Chief of Staff for the USS Enterprise (CVN-65) Strike Group during Operation Iraqi Freedom. He had previously deployed aboard USS Forrestal (CV-59) in support of Desert Storm, and also served as Executive Officer of USS Constellation (CV-64). As a Naval Aviator he flew more than 5,000 hours in Navy aircraft, primarily the S-3 Viking carrier-based antisubmarine warfare jet. He logged nearly 900 carrier landings. He is Chairman of the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum board. He is immediate past president of the Meninak Club, and past chair of the Greater Jacksonville Area USO. For a number of years he wrote an outdoors column for Clay Today newspaper titled Sporting Clay. Capt. Buehn is a graduate of the University of Florida, with a BS in Journalism and the US Naval War College, with a MA in National Security and Strategic Studies. He is an avid fisherman, usually found on the water in his Beavertail BTX flats skiff, and flies his own 1946 J-3 Piper Cub.

It's sure to be an interesting and informative talk you won't want to miss!!! Hope to see you there!

Come early and practice casting with Michaelson and Lambert.