Hansjorg Jansen, who grew up in Germany during WW ll, is the guest speaker at this month’s meeting of The Military Order of the World Wars Tuesday, Jan. 20, in the 2nd floor conference room of the Los Alamos Research Park.
The meeting begins with a social period at 6 p.m., followed at 6:25 p.m. by a brief business meeting and dinner. Jorg Jansen will speak at 7:15 p.m. about his experiences growing up in Germany during World War II.
The Major General Franklin E. Miles Chapter 229 of The Military Order of the World Wars dinner meetings are open to the public for the dinner and program with RSVP, or the program only at no cost. The Hot Rocks Java Cafe staff will cater the dinner, which includes meat loaf 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. 18; contact Chapter Senior Vice Commander Lt. Col. Norman G. Wilson, USAF Retired at 505.662.9544 or NrmWil5@cs.com or Adjutant Eleanor Pinyan at 505.672.3750 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Los Alamos Research Park building is west of the South Mesa Fire Station. Parking is available east of the fire station (accessible from the southbound land of the Los Alamos Canyon Bridge) or east of the Research Park building (access 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 ground level elevator on the east side of the building to the 2nd level.
An 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. For additional information about MOWW membership, call Lt. Col. Wilson or Adjutant Pinyan.