September Meeting Speaker

Capt. Reid Tanaka, USN (Retired)Capt. Reid Tanaka, USN (Retired)

The Future of Nuclear Energy After Fukushima 

Captain Tanaka shares his experience as a nuclear advisor to the U.S. Military commander in Fukushima during the crisis following the tsunami six years ago. After working in the area for over a year, he still concludes that Nuclear Power is the best way to provide carbon-free energy.

Captain Tanaka served in a variety of submarines and shore assignments including department and command positions aboard USS Nevada (SSBN 733) USS Kamehameha (SSN 642) and as Commanding Officer of USS Charlotte (SSN 766).