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    Name: Military Affairs Forum 2/11/2015
    Date: February 11, 2015
    Time: 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM PST
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    The Military Affairs Forum works to enhance communication and opportunities between the civilian community and defense installations.

    EVENT SPONSOR:


    The event fee will be complimentary for invited Military Personnel who reserve with Janice Hutchins, (253) 683-4882 or janiceh@tacomachamber.org 


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    WELCOME THE NEW CO AND LEARN HIS LEADERSHIP PLANS

    Col. Scott McLaughlin, Commander, 446th AW, JBLM


    The 446th Airlift Wing, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, is the state's only flying Air Force Reserve wing. He is responsible for the organization, training, equipage and worldwide readiness of a combined Reserve and civilian wing of nearly 2,100 people at JBLM, McChord Field. The 446th Airlift Wing flies and supports the C-17 Globemaster III weapons system. Under Colonel McLaughlin’s command, Air Force reservists are capable of deploying anywhere in the world, 365 days a year for training, humanitarian efforts or combat.

    ARMY COMMUNITY LISTENING SESSION
    Roel A. van der Lugt, Director of Military Affairs & Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Congressman Denny Heck & Tiffany Speir, Program Manager, South Sound Military & Communities Partnership
    We had a great success, but what did we accomplish?  Roel and Tiffany will share with you the communities’ achievements at the Army Listening Session, what are the next steps and when will we know?

    UPCOMING MEETING
    April 21, (11:45 am – 1:15 pm, La Quinta Inn & Suites) Howard O. Scott Citizen-Soldier of the Year.

    AMC RODEO    
    The AMC Rodeo returns again to host site JBLM-McChord Field in August, 2015.


    Uniformed Military Personnel are invited as Guests of the event sponsor.  The event fee will be complimentary for invited Military Personnel who reserve with:  Janice Hutchins, (253) 683-4882 or
    janiceh@tacomachamber.org



     
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    PRESENTING SPONSOR

    Location:
    La Quinta Inn    
    1425 East 27th Street    
    Tacoma, WA  98421
    Date/Time Information:
    7:30 - 9:00 a.m.
    Contact Information:
    Janice Hutchins, (253) 6823-4882
    Fees/Admission:
    $15 Pre-Pay
    $20 At the door/& Walk-ins
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