Sunday, September 4, 2011

Chapter Meeting Notes - 20 August 2011

SFA Chapter IX Annual John McLaughlin Golf Tournament will be at Butterfield Trails Golf Course Friday, 16 September 2011.

Election of Officers: The Chapter will begin nominations in September with elections in November and Installation of Officers at the December Christmas party. Tom Brady said he will not seek reelection as VP.

Wreaths Across America: Debbie Torrez announced the Civil Air Patrol was gearing up for the project again. It will be held on Saturday 10 December at the FT Bliss cemetery. This is a change from Friday in the past. We will get the fliers out soon.

SF Pre-Mission Training Cell, Fort Bliss. MSG Gordon Waugh announced that he is working a large exercise to take place Jan-Feb 2012, based in Dell City and they are looking for civilian role players. More info later.

USASMA Class 62 has 23 SF students this year. More info on the Chapter annual welcoming of Sergeants Majors' Students to be published later.

Roy Aldridge is our point man with Korean War Vets (581-4725) concerning activities pertaining to the return, on 28 SEP 2011, of CPL Edwardo Pedregon's remains. Following airport ceremonies, Pedregon's remains will be transported by funeral home, escorted by Fort Bliss Honor Guard. 1 OCT Services will be held at the historic San Elizario Chapel, under the supervision of the San Elizario Geological Society. CPL Pedegron was MIA since NOV 1950 and his remains have been found. There are still 2 El Paso MIA’s from the Korean War.

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