Members John Hurley (left) and George Thompson enjoy the moment during the reception for Navy Secretary Ray Mabus.
George Thompson meets Ray Mabus before the secretary's luncheon.
Member Rex Stuckey meets Secreatary Mabus.
Member Mike MacMurray meets Secretary Mabus.
Club president John Hughes (right) speaks with member John Fales, aka Sergeant Shaft.
Former club president Donna Leinwand Leger of USA Today ushers reception guests to the club's Holeman Lounge where the luncheon will commence.
Member Ken Dalecki who also serves as Commander of American Legion Post 20 at the National Press Club greets Secretary Mabus.
President John Hughes presents Secretary Mabus with the club's challenge coin.
Kevin Wensing (U.S. Navy ret.) poses with Secretary Mabus before the luncheon organized by Captain Wensing.
President Hughes delivers the opening announcements.
Ken Dalecki and Hayley Tsukamaya, technology reporter for the Washington Post, sit at the head table.
Thomas Oppel, Chief of Staff to the Secretary of the Navy stands during his introduction.
President Hughes introduces the speaker.
Navy secretary Ray Mabus discusses his strategy for fueling the United States fleet in the face of energy challenges at a National Press Club Luncheon, April 30, 2015.
Senator John Warner, former Secretary of the Navy sits at the head table.
Vago Muradian (right) Editor of Defense News and Host of the weekly program Defense News on WABC TV Washington is joined at the head table by Tony Capaccio, defense correspondent Bloomberg and Sergeant Shaft.
President Hughes congratulates Secretary Mabus on his fourth Press Club Luncheon appearance at the close of the secretary's remarks.