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UNITED STATES SHIP

TELESFORO TRINIDAD

Commissioning Committee

Duty. Honor. Valor

USS TELESFORO TRINIDAD (DDG-139)

ABOUT US

The USSTTC is a US registered non-profit corporation (IRS 501c3) comprised of retired members of the U.S. Armed Forces, community leaders, academics, corporate executives, civic leaders, partners and sponsors, and veterans’ families commissioning to naming a U.S. Navy Warship after Medal of Honor Recipient Telesforo Trinidad.

OUR MISSION

Work with partners, stakeholders and communities to facilitate the successful execution of the major ship building milestones of USS Telesforo Trinidad (DDG 139), highlight the selfless service of Fireman Second Class Trinidad and the distinguished service of Filipinos/Americans in the United States Navy.

OUR GOALS

Build partnerships and raise funds to support major shipbuilding milestones and raise awareness of the historic significance of a warship named after Fireman Second Class Trinidad.

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LEADERSHIP

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Board of Directors

  • Honorable Vic Mercado, RADM, USN (Ret) - Chairman

  • Vice Admiral Raquel Bono, USN (Ret)

  • Major General Tony Taguba, USA (Ret)

  • Rear Admiral Pat Piercey, USN (Ret)

  • Rear Admiral Alan Reyes (Ret)

  • Rear Admiral (Lower Half) AB Cruz, USN (Ret)

  • Dr. Joe Felter, PhD

  • Honorable Judge Bernie Laforteza

  • Colonel Nonie Cabana, USAF (Ret)

  • Captain Dan Gruta, USN (Ret) - Board Secretary

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Executive Committee

  • Colonel Nonie Cabana, USAF (Ret) - Chief Executive Officer

  • Captain Dan Gruta, USN (Ret) - Chief Operating Officer

  • Ms.Cecilia Gaerlan - Chief Information Officer

  • Mr. Sonny Busa - Public Affairs Officer

  • Lieutenant Louie Maligat, USN (Ret) - Area Coordinator

  • Chief Master Seargent Ralph Celenta, USAF (Ret) - Chief Financial Officer

  • Ms. Rowena Musico - CPA (Retired), Internal Auditor

  • Lieutenant Commander Rey Regis, USN (Ret) - Area Coordinator

  • Commander Ray Ricario, USN (Ret) - Chief Technology Officer

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VOLUNTEER

The USSTTCC organization is always looking for talented people with highly specialized skillsets and certain areas of expertise to join our team. Specifically, we are actively seeking volunteers who have recent work experience in the following areas: ship commissioning ceremonies, marketing, social media, fund raising and corporate sponsorship.

If you believe you possess one of these areas of expertise, have the energy and passion for volunteer work, please contact our Chief Executive, Colonel Nonie Cabana, USAF, (Ret) or our Chief Operating Officer, Captain Dan Gruta, USN, (Ret).

Nonie Cabana - nonie.cabana@yahoo.com

Dan Gruta - dan.gruta@gmail.com

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BECOME A SPONSOR

The numerous activities involving the commissioning of a United States Navy ship is quite a costly endeavor. In this light, one of the USSTTC's organization's major focus is to seek significant corporate and private sponsors to assist in all of the financial requirements to properly welcome the United States Ship Telesforo Trinidad (DDG-139) to the Fleet.

If you or your organization would like to more details on how to participate in the various Levels of Support and Recognition, please contact our Chief Executive, Colonel Nonie Cabana, USAF, (Ret) or our Chief Operating Officer, Captain Dan Gruta, USN, (Ret).

Nonie Cabana - nonie.cabana@yahoo.com

Dan Gruta - dan.gruta@gmail.com

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SUPPORT US

USSTTC is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization.

We greatly appreciate all donations. 

 

Thank you!

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CONTACT US

Inquiries

For any inquiries, questions or comments, please email: Nonie Cabana, Chief Executive Officer, USSTTCC

nonie.cabana@yahoo.com or info@ussttc.org

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