RICHARD WENNET, Captain USNR (RET.) Graduated from the United States Merchant Marine Academy with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a commission in the Navy Reserve where he served for 30 years, including five naval reserve commands, the Naval War College, Army Airborne School and the Navy staff at the Pentagon. In civilian life Richard attended law school, was an Assistant State Attorney, and in private practice. Rich was a judge for 31 years, the last 24 years on the circuit court. He joined WVRF in 2009.