Freshmen – $85
Upperclassmen – $125
All Others – $175
Scholarships are available!
Starts – 3/15 @ 8pm
Ends – 3/17 @ 12:00pm
The weekend of March 15-17 ROTC Cadets and Midshipmen from numerous college campuses, along with some active duty and retired military, will gather at Camp Keystone near Starke, Florida for The Navigators ROTC spring conference.
This conference will challenge and deepen both your understanding of the gospel and how to live a life marked by the good news of Jesus Christ. Through worship, a speaker with a deep understanding of Scripture, and challenging workshops, you will learn more about how to grow in your personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
The conference theme is “Laboring and Leading in God’s Kingdom”. Our special keynote speaker, Chaplain (Col) Dave Bowlus, will share messages focusing on the gospel and how knowing God transforms our view of ourselves, the world around us, and how the Lord wants to work in and through us as military leaders.
Impact 2019 keynote speaker,
Chaplain Dave Bowlus
Chaplain Dave Bowlus, born in Toledo, Ohio, was commissioned in the U.S. Army in May 1993 as an Armor Officer. He went on to serve as a Tank Platoon Leader, Asst. S-4 and S-4 in 1-68th Armor Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, Colorado; Tank Company Executive Officer and Battalion Adjutant in 1-72nd Armor Battalion, 1st Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division at Camp Casey in the Republic of South Korea; and staff officer at the US Armor School at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
In 1998, Chaplain Bowlus resigned his active duty commission to attend seminary at Alliance Theological Seminary in Nyack, NY.
After returning to active duty in 2002, Chaplain Bowlus served as the chaplain for 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment and deployed numerous times to Afghanistan and Iraq. He also proudly served as the Division Chaplain for the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) from 2014 to 2016 at Fort Campbell, KY where he deployed to Liberia with the Division Headquarters to aid the fight against the Ebola Virus and also deployed to Iraq. He graduated from the U.S. Army War College in 2017 and is currently assigned as the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence (MSCoE) Garrison Chaplain at Fort Leonard Wood, MO.
His passions include developing laborers for God's harvest, teaching the Word of God, Summer Training Programs, and discipling younger officers to become leaders. He enjoys playing golf, wrestling with his kids, and eating anything that is "Chicago Style."
Dave and his wife Meridee have been married for twenty-five years and have two children, Andrew (19) and Savannah (14).
Major General Ken Habedank
General Habedank was born and raised in Montana. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering science from the U.S. Air Force Academy in 1963, and a Master of Science degree in 1975.
His many assignments included 160 combat missions in Vietnam, four years at Zweibrucken AB, Germany, three years at Kadena AFB, Japan and three years in England, where he was the commander of the 10th Tactical Reconnaissance Wing (re-designated the 10th Tactical Fighter Wing) at RAF Alconbury.
He has served as deputy director for operations of the Air National Guard, commander of the Air Force Security Assistance Center, Chief of the Office of Military Cooperation (the senior defense department representative) in Egypt.
He is a command pilot with more than 3,700 flying hours, including 450 combat hours in Southeast Asia and has flown the KC-135, RF-4C, A-10, F-5E and F-16.
He has been involved in various Navigator Bible Studies since he was introduced to the Navigators in 1969 and has been an associate staff member of the Navigators since his retirement from the Air Force.
The General has been married to his wife Karen for 55 years. They have moved 23 times and have lived in overseas nations for over 14 years. They have a son, a daughter, and three grandchildren.
Major General Gregg Martin
General Martin served for 36 years as an active duty officer in the US Army. He began his academic career as an Army ROTC cadet at the University of Maine, went on to graduate from West Point in 1979, and was commissioned an officer in the Corps of Engineers.
He commanded and led combat engineers from platoon leader to commanding general in many places across the US and overseas. The highlight of his career was commanding the 130th Engineer Brigade during the attack on Baghdad and the first year of the Iraq War in 2003-04. As a general officer he has commanded the Northwest Division of the Corps of Engineers, the Army Engineer School, Fort Leonard Wood, the Army War College, and National Defense University.
He was awarded Airborne Wings, a Ranger Tab, the Combat Action Badge and the Bronze Star. Academic degrees include a Bachelors from West Point, Masters and PhD from MIT, and Masters from the Army and Naval War Colleges.
He’s been married to Maggie for 36 years and has 3 sons, two of whom are Army veterans with 6 combat tours between them. He and his wife currently reside in Cocoa Beach, FL where they consider themselves missionaries to the local community.
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