Patriot Day Memorial Event 2017

Monday, September 11, 2017
Time - 7am - 9.00am

Doors open at 6.45am: Meet & Greet with our RHS Heroes and Guest Speaker
Program begins at 7.30am sharp.

at The Historical Coliseum
535 Fourth Avenue North
St. Petersburg, FL


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9/11 Guest Speaker


Vice Admiral Sean A. Pybus (ret.)

Vice Admiral Sean A. Pybus is a career Naval Special Warfare (NSW) SEAL officer with multiple Joint Special Operations duty assignments.

He graduated from the University of Rochester in 1979 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and earned a regular Navy commission through NROTC. He graduated Basic Underwater Demolition/Seal (BUD/S) training in December 1979, with Class 105.

Vice Admiral Pybus has served in SEAL, Underwater Demolition, Special Boat, and SEAL Delivery Vehicle tours within NSW, and has held positions at Joint Special Operations Command and United States Special Operations Command. Command tours include units in Panama, Germany and Bahrain, as well as duty as Commodore, NSW Group One, San Diego. As a flag officer, he has served as J-3, USSOCOM, 2007-2009; Commander, Special Operations Command Pacific, Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii, 2009-2011; Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command in Coronado, California, 2011-2013; and Commander, NATO SOF Headquarters, Mons, Belgium, 2013-2014. His last position was as Deputy Commander, USSOCOM, MacDill AFB, FL, 2014-2016. He has participated in special operations in Latin America, Europe, Africa and Asia.

Decorations include the Defense Distinguished Service Medal (one award), Distinguished Service Medal (one award), Defense Superior Service Medal (three awards), Legion of Merit (two awards), Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), and various other awards. He is also a 1998 Distinguished Graduate of the Naval War College with a Master’s Degree in Strategic Studies.

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