LANL Historian to Speak at MOWW Meeting on Lab’s 1970-92 Cold War Period Involvement

LANL Historian Alan Carr. File photo/
MOWW News:
Historian Alan Carr of Los Alamos National Laboratory, will present a talk on LANL involvement in the 1970-92 period of the cold war as guest speaker for the April 15 dinner meeting of the Major General Franklin E. Miles Chapter 229 of The Military Order of the World Wars at the Los Alamos County Research Park.

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. Carr’s presentation will begin at about 7:15 p.m. 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 Los Alamos County Research Park building is at 4200 West Jemez Road, west of the West Jemez Road Fire Station. Parking is available east of the fire station from the Los Alamos Canyon Bridge or along the curb-parking zone (restricted during work hours) east of the Research Park building [access to the curb parking is through the LANL access control stations to West Jemez Road.] Entrance to the 2nd floor dinner meeting room is from the ground level by use of the ground level elevator.
The Hot Rocks Java Cafe staff is catering the buffet dinner; entrée is ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­expected to be meat loaf with corn, salad, desert and rolls. 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 April 13; please call or email LTC Gregg Giesler USA Retired, Chapter Commander, 505.662.5574 (email or Lt. Col. Norman G. Wilson, USAF Retired, Chapter Adjutant, 505.662.9544 (email
The Military Order of the World Wars was chartered by Act of Congress in 1919 as a national patriotic organization. The principal objectives of the MOWW are continuing service to the Nation, support for the Nation’s Defense and Homeland Security policies, 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 LTC Giesler or Lt. Col. Wilson.
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