Military Affairs Forum
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Military Affairs Forum works to enhance communication and opportunities between the civilian community and defense installations.
Topic -Military Influence on Business in the Region
Pierce County Executive
A Pierce County native, Executive Dammeier attended Curtis High School before going on to graduate with distinction from the U.S. Naval Academy and serve eight years as a Civil Engineer Corps Officer. While on active duty, he was deployed on humanitarian relief missions in the United States and across the world. At the conclusion of his military service, he returned to Washington State and became a dedicated community volunteer. Bruce and Lauren, his wife of more than 35 years, live in Puyallup. They have three grown sons.
City of Lakewood, City Manager
John Caulfield joined the City of Lakewood as City Manager in September 2013, after being appointed by the City Council. He previously was City Manager for Mountlake Terrace from January 2006 to September 2013. Prior to that he was Deputy City Manager, Community and Economic Development Director and Finance Director for the city of University Place from 1997 and 2006. Caulfield also worked for the city of Federal Way from 1991 to 1997 as a Senior Financial Analyst, Financial Analyst and Accounting Technician. Caulfield served in the U.S. Army as an Army Ranger assigned to the 2nd Ranger Battalion at Fort Lewis, Washington.