LANL’s Amanda N. Barry Speaks at MOWW Tuesday

Amanda N. Barry

MOWW News:

Dr. Amanda N. Barry of Los Alamos National Laboratory is the guest speaker at Tuesday’s general meeting of the Major General Franklin E. Miles Chapter 229 of The Military Order of World Wars, Tuesday, Aug. 19 at the Los Alamos Research Park in the main meeting room.

The topic of Dr. Barry’s talk is “Transforming Microalgae for Biofuel Production.”

Tuesday’s meeting begins at 6 p.m. with a social period, followed at 6:25 p.m. by a brief business meeting and dinner and at about 7:15 p.m. Dr. Barry will begin her 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 is catering the buffet dinner; entrée is ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­expected to be steak fajitas, condiments and desert. 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 to Lt. Col. Norman G. Wilson, USAF Retired, Chapter Senior Vice Commander and Past Chapter Commander, 505.662.9544 (email or Adjutant Eleanor Pinyan, 505.672.3750 (email

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.

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