Military Order of World Wars Hosts Picnic July 18

MOWW News:

This month’s meeting of the Military Order of World Wars (MOWW) is Tuesday, July 18. The meeting also is the MOWW annual picnic at the Los Alamos County Sheriff’s Posse Shack on North Mesa.

This Month’s speaker is LANL scientist Rick Wallace. He will discuss the astronomical significance of the sun, summer solstice and its resulting seasons. He also will talk about eclipses, especially the one Aug. 21 that will cross the United States.

Note the change in location for this month only. The Posse Shack on North Mesa Road. Take Diamond Drive east past the Golf Course and straight through the traffic circle and up the hill. Follow the road around for about a mile. The shack is on the left, and there is parking on both sides of the street.

The meeting begins with a social period at 6 p.m. followed by a brief business meeting and dinner at 6:25 p.m. The 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 cost of the dinner is $25 per person. Please call Eleanor Pinyan, 505.672.3750 for reservations. A reservation is a commitment to pay. Dinner is scheduled to be Smokin Bear BBQ with appropriate sides.

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.