Dear Bay Area Society / Friends,
Please find full details and sign-up below. Hope to see you all there!
The West Point Society of the San Francisco Bay Area invites you to attend the TWO HUNDRED FOURTEENTH ANNIVERSARY of the founding of the UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY FOUNDERS DAY DINNER at
Saturday March 5, 2016 @
CLAREMONT COUNTRY CLUB
5295 Broadway Terrace
Oakland, CA 94618
Special Guest: Kevin W. Mott ‘07
2014 Nininger Award Recipient & Silver Star Recipient in Support of Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan
Register and pay online (by February 18, 2016) at:
https://secure.west-point.org/wpssfba/foundersday or mail in your check
We anticipate a large turnout – only the first 180 people to sign up will be seated in the main dining room
Please take a moment to learn about CPT Mott's background and roots as a Bay Area native:
CPT Kevin Mott is from San Rafael, California. He graduated from West Point with a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish and Arabic in May of 2007. Upon commissioning, CPT Mott attended the Infantry Officer Basic Course at Fort Benning, GA. In June of 2008, he reported to Fort Campbell, KY, immediately deployed to Samarra Iraq in support of OIF 07-08 and served as a Platoon Leader in Charlie Company, 2-327 IN and redeployed from Iraq in November 2008. After serving as Platoon Leader CPT Mott then assumed duties as the Executive Officer for Charlie Company until being selected to serve as the Reconnaissance Platoon leader for his Battalion. CPT Mott deployed as the Reconnaissance Platoon leader in support of OEF 10-11. Upon redeployment, CPT Mott reported to Fort Benning, GA where he attended the Maneuver Captains’ Career Course before reporting to Fort Bliss, TX in April, 2012, assuming duties as the Assistant S-3 3-41IN. CPT Mott took command of Charlie Company, 3-41 Infantry in February 2013 in Afghanistan. CPT Mott led the Company for eight months of combat operations and redeployed in September of 2013. CPT Mott left Charlie Company in May 2014 and assumed command of HHC Brigade on 14 July 2014. CPT Mott left command of HHC Brigade Company in July 2015. CPT Mott was selected for the General Wayne A. Downing Scholarship, and currently attends Stanford University and is pursuing a Master's Degree in International Policy studies with a focus in International Security and Cooperation.
CPT Mott’s awards and decorations include the Silver Star Medal, Bronze Star Medal with OLC, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal with OLC, Army Achievement Medal with OLC, Iraq Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign medal, NATO Service Ribbon, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Overseas Ribbon, the Ranger Tab, Combat Infantryman’s Badge, Expert Infantryman’s Badge, Parachutist Badge, Air Assault Badge, and the Pathfinder Badge.
CPT Mott is married to Mrs. Lauren Mott of San Rafael, CA. Their first child, Keira, was recently born on 14 July 2015.
Board Secretary Ben Faw (also '07), is excited to have his classmate join us. Ben is currently enjoying a new role as co-founder at BestReviews.com, providing content reviews for everything from dehumidifiers to water heaters, and many items in between.