Chapter Luncheon, Sep 29, 2021 at 11:30 am
Guest Speaker: CDR Blythe Blakistone, USN
Naval Special Warfare Tactical Communications Command ONE
When: September 29, 2021
Where: Dave and Busters, Mission Valley
Check In: 11:30 AM
Lunch: 12:00 PM
Cost: $25 for Members, $30 for Non-members
Location: Dave and Buster's Mission Valley, 2931 Camino Del Rio N, San Diego, CA 92108
Commander Blythe Blakistone is a native of Bremerton, Washington and is a 2002 graduate of the United States Naval
Academy where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in OceanEngineering. In addition, she earned a Master of Arts degree in
Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University in 2009 and Master of Science degree in Information Systems Technology
Management from Regis University in 2017.
Commander Blakistone commissioned as a Surface Warfare Officer and became an Information Professional Officer in 2013.
She served operational tours as Electronics Warfare Officer, Anti-Submarine Warfare Officer, and Navigator onboard USS CHOSIN
(CG 65), as the Weapons Officer and Combat Systems Officer onboard USS KIDD (DDG 100), and as Combat Systems Officer
onboard USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72).
In addition to her afloat tours, she served in Iraq as the Iraq Assistance Group Headquarters Company Commander, and as the
Assistant Operations Officer and Training Officer at Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station Atlantic.
Her previous shore tour assignments include: Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps Instructor at The University of Texas at Austin
in Austin, TX; and as Project Manager, J6 Executive Assistant, and Aide-de-Camp for NORAD and USNORTHCOM in Colorado Springs, Colorado.