posted on August 31, 2011 09:15
ADM. DANIEL OLIVER: Thank you very much. I know you didn’t come to see me. (Laughter.) But we’re very delighted -- this is a great honor for the Naval Postgraduate School to have a couple of very distinguished guests here. My job is to introduce the first one and he will introduce our -- the second and our guest speaker for this morning.
The Honorable Sam Farr is our congressman from the 17th district of California. He has been in the House of Representatives in Congress since 1993, and he is a strong advocate of the mission of the Naval Postgraduate School, of men and women in uniform, strategically positioned on the Appropriations Committee, and has been a great, great supporter of the school and an advocate of everything that we do here and all of those that come out of it. He is a fifth generation Californian, graduated from Carmel High School and Willamette University in Oregon. He spent two years in the Peace Corps in Colombia, South America, and is fluent in Spanish.
Read the entire transcript here: http://www.defense.gov/transcripts/transcript.aspx?transcriptid=4866