This month’s meeting of the Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) is 6 p.m., Tuesday Aug. 18, in the Los Alamos Research Park, 2nd floor conference room.
The Los Alamos Research Park building is west of the South Mesa Fire Station. Parking is available east to the fire station (accessible from southbound lane of the Los Alamos Canyon Bridge) or east of the Research Park building (access is 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.
The Guest speaker is Stephen Younger, a senior policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. He is a retired senior fellow of the Los Alamos National Laboratory where he was in charge of nuclear weapons research and development.
From 2001-2004, he was director of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency at the U.S. Department of Defense. The subject of his talk is “A Century of Arms Control”.
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 begins at about 7:15 p.m.
The Military Order of the World Wars dinner meetings are open to citizens for the dinner and program with RSVP, or the program only at no cost.
The Hot Rocks Java Cafe staff is catering the dinner: Chicken fried steak and appropriate side dishes. Cost of the dinner is $25 per person.
Note: A dinner reservation made is a commitment to the chapter to pay for the reserved dinner(s). RSVP (yes or no) for the dinner by Sunday Aug. 16; call LTC Gregg Giesler, USA Retired, Chapter Commander, 505.662.5574 (email firstname.lastname@example.org) or Adjutant Eleanor Pinyan, 505.672.3750 (email email@example.com).
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 Commander Lt. Col. Wilson or Adjutant Pinyan.