In this presentation, Steve Andres will discuss the history of the U.S.S. Midway’s service in the US Navy from 1945-1992, and subsequent service to the nation as a museum in a slide presentation. He will bring some brochures about several of the Midway’s programs, and discuss them as well. In the remaining minutes, he will take the audience on a virtual tour of the ship.
Steve Andres has been a Midway Museum Docent for eight years, accumulating over 2,000 volunteer hours. He graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1967, served eleven years in submarines, and was responsible for two Naval Systems Command units before retiring in 1997 as a Captain with 30 years of service.
His civilian experience includes corporate executive responsibilities in publicly held companies, retiring for a second time in 2006. He and his wife, Louise, reside in La Jolla. They have two grown children and are the proud grandparents of two granddaughters and a grandson.