This month’s meeting of the Military Order of the World Wars is Tuesday Jan. 21.
The topic is: What is an Act of War? Robert Hull of Los Alamos Technical Associates (LATA) will present a talk on “Potential for Covert Use of Unconventional Weaponry is Causing Society to Redefine an Act of War”.
This presentation will address how changes in unconventional weaponry and their use over the last 50+ years are causing governments and international organizations to change how they define an Act of War. This has resulted in new lines in the sand to determine when and how response actions will be taken against perpetrators.
The meeting is in the 2nd floor conference room at the Los Alamos Research Park, just west of the South Mesa Fire Station. Parking is available east of the fire station (accessible from the southbound lane of the Los Alamos Canyon Bridge) or east of the Research Park building (access is through the LANL control stations to West Jemez Road). Entrance to the Research Park main conference room is from the ground level by use of the level elevator on the east side of the building to the 2nd floor.
The meeting begins at 6 p.m. with a social period, followed at 6:30 p.m. with a brief business meeting and dinner and about 7:15 p.m. the presentation.
The Military Order of the World Wars dinner meetings are open to interested citizens for the dinner and program with RSVP, or the program only at no cost. The Hot Rocks Java Cafe staff caters the dinner, which Tuesday is fajitas and appropriate side dishes. The cost of the dinner is $25 per person. Please note that a dinner reservation made is a commitment to the chapter to pay for the reserved dinner(s). RSVP (yes or no) for the dinner is needed by Sunday, Jan. 19. Call COL. Jerry Bolme at 505.672.1233.
Act of Congress chartered the Military Order of the World Wars in 1919 as a national patriotic organization. The principal objectives of the MOWW are continuing service to the Nation, and patriotic educational opportunity for the nation’s youth and citizens. Current youth programs are focused upon annual Youth Leadership Conferences for high school students presented in New Mexico by its related Sunbelt Patriotic Youth Leadership Conferences, Inc. Current, former and retired federally commissioned officers of all branches of the United States Uniformed Services are eligible for membership in the MOWW and are especially invited to attend the meetings. For additional information about MOWW membership, call Commander Gregg Giesler at 505.662.5574.