Dr. Roger Weins, LANL MARS Rover CURIOSITY researcher, is the guest speaker for the Feb. 18 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 Major General Franklin E. Miles Chapter 229 of The Military Order of World Wars in Los Alamos is pleased to announce that Dr. Roger Weins is to speak on his work in researching the planet MARS and the LANL exploration “rovers” including the rover Curiosity now exploring the planet surface.
The meeting is at the Los Alamos Research Park in the main meeting room. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. with a social period, followed at 6:25 p.m. by a brief business meeting and dinner. At about 7:15 p.m., Weins will begin his 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.
TheLos Alamos County Research Park building is at 4200 West Jemez Road just 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 SMOKIN’ Bear BBQ is catering the buffet dinner; entrée is expected to be BBQ beef brisket, cold slaw, BBQ beans and mixed fruit. Cost of the dinner is $25per 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, Feb,. 16; please call or email LTC Gregg Giesler USA Retired, Chapter Commander, 505.662.5574 (email firstname.lastname@example.org) or Lt. Col. Norman G. Wilson, USAF Retired, Chapter Adjutant, 505.662.9544 or email NrmWil5@cs.com.
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.