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MOWW Meeting Features Sig Hecker Tuesday Feb. 19

on February 17, 2019 - 10:56am

Dr. Sigfried Hecker

MOWW  News:

This month’s meeting of the Miitary Order of the World Wars is Tuesday, Feb. 19. Guest speaker Dr. Sigfried Hecker, with present “A conversation About Global Nuclear Issues”, during which he will briefly summarize nuclear issues around the globe and then take questions to elaborate on those issues of greatest interest to the attendees.

Dr. Hecker is a professor emeritus at Stanford University. He served as the fifth director of the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

The meeting is at the Los Alamos Research Park in the 2nd floor conference room. The Los Alamos Research building is 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 elevator on the east side of the building to the 2nd level.

The meeting will begin with a social period at 6 p.m., followed by a brief business meeting and dinner at 6:25 p.m., followed at about 7:15 p.m. with 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 Café staff will be catering the dinner: Salmon Filet and appropriate side dishes. Cost of the dinner is $25 per person. Note: a dinner reservation made is a commitment to the chapter to pay for the reserved dinner(s). RSVP (yes or no) for the dinner by tonight to Eleanor Pinyan at 505.672.3750 or email: depinyan@cybermesa.com.

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 our meetings.


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