You and Your Friends are Cordially Invited to the Military Coalition’s April 2017 Luncheon Sponsored by Local Chapters of the: Association of the U.S. Army, MG John S. Lekson Chapter Navy League of the United States
April 30, 2017 (Sunday), 5:00 p.m.: MOAA TOURS’ ANNUAL HORS D’OEUVRE PARTY at the NM Veterans Memorial, (Louisiana, just north of Gibson). Everyone please bring your favorite hors d’oeuvre to share. Beverages provided. Casual dress.
MOAA Memorial Service: Please mark Saturday, May 6, 2017, on your calendar. Our Albuquerque Chapter will have their annual Memorial Service at the New Mexico Veterans Memorial Amphitheater (Louisiana, just north of Gibson) for all
* May 21, 2017 (Sunday), 6:00 p.m., Popejoy Hall – An Evening with BERNADETTE PETERS – A Special Concert Event: “In this special concert event, three-time Tony Award-winner Bernadette Peters offers highlights from her long
June 1-11, 2017 (11 days) – ICELAND, The Complete Tour with Arni Magusson: Iceland was born through volcanic action. The resulting land of peaks, geysers, glaciers, waterfalls, lakes and astonishing scenery is breath-taking. Here nature is
* August 28-31, 2017 (Monday-Thursday) – ESTES PARK, COLORADO: Cost for deluxe coach transportation & 3 night’s lodging at Quality Inn at Estes Park is ~$415/person plus any other attractions/sights you may wish to see
September 18-24, 2017 – PENNSYVANIA POTPOURRI – History, Art, Culture & Fun – Philadelphia, Hershey, Harrisburg, Lancaster & Brandywine Valley: Cost is $2,295/person (double occupancy); $200/person deposit holds your space (refundable until after June 7, 2017). Detailed flyer:
Army Lt. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, commander of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve, said that there are a lot of conflicting reports about what brought down a building or buildings that caused civilian casualties in Mosul, Iraq, on March 17.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will travel to New York to consult on defense issues with the U.S. Mission to the United Nations and at the Council on Foreign Relations and then to London, where he will emphasize the trans-Atlantic bond between the United States and the United Kingdom.
Russia’s annexation of Crimea and occupation of Ukraine have prompted U.S. European Command and NATO to shift focus from security cooperation and engagement to deterrence and defense, Eucom's commander said.
Members of the Army's Chaplain Corps provide spiritual support to soldiers in both deployed and garrison environments. The support provided can include religious education, clergy counsel, worship services, and faith group expression.
Army Sgt. Cesar E. Leon, 369th Sustainment Brigade
Sponsored by the Office of Naval Research, researchers at California’s Stanford University found a new way to study a birds’ wings during flight, possibly impacting future designs of bio-inspired drones, robots and unmanned aerial vehicles.
Chief Warrant Officer Natalie Miller has found purpose and happiness in life through her passion of flying helicopters. Before joining the South Carolina Army National Guard, Miller served in the Wisconsin Air National Guard as an aircrew life-support equipment tech and she was a UH-60 Black Hawk pilot in the army.
Army Staff Sgt. Roberto Di Giovine, 59th Aviation Troop Command
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 30 strikes consisting of 72 engagements against ISIS targets, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.