Major General Doug Anson Featured Speaker at MOWW Annual Picnic

Maj. Gen. Doug Anson

MOWW News:

Major General Doug Anson, AUS (retired) will be the guest speaker at the Major General Franklin E. Miles Chapter 229 of The Military Order of World Wars annual picnic in Los Alamos.

The topic of Anson’s talk is “Voice of the Martyrs.” The event is July 15 at the Posse Lodge and begins with a social period at 6 p.m., followed by a brief business meeting and dinner at 6:25 p.m. Anson’s talk will begin at about 7:15 p.m.

The Posse Lodge, at 650 North Mesa Road, is reached by taking Diamond Drive north through the Diamond Drive round-about. North Mesa Road is the center exit.

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.

Caterer for the picnic will be Smokin’ Bear BBQ. Cost of the dinner is $25 per person. Note that a dinner reservation made is a commitment to the chapter to pay for the reserved dinners. RSVP (yes or no) for the dinner is needed by Sunday, July 13.

Contact Lt. Col. Norman G. Wilson, USAF Retired, chapter senior vice commander and past chapter commander at 505.662-9544 or, or Adjutant Eleanor Pinyan at 505.672.3750 or email

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 meetings. For additional information about MOWW membership, call Lt. Col. Wilson or Adjutant Pinyan.

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