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22 Aug 16




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Recurring Periodic Meetings (not otherwise listed)


Major Upcoming/In-Process Events:

  • 5 Sep 16 – Labor Day – Federal Holiday

  • 22-24 Sep 16 – RSA Mil. Retiree Apprec. Days

  • 3-5 Oct 16 – AUSA Annual Mtg. & Expo. – DC

  • 10 Oct 16 – Columbus Day – Federal Holiday

  • 4-13 Nov 16 – Veterans’ Week

  • 11 Nov 16 – Veterans Day – Federal Holiday

  • 24 Nov 16 – Thanksgiving Day – Federal Holiday

  • 25 Dec 16 – Christmas Day – Federal Holiday

NOTE: ‘Important Dates’ for CY2016 were added 16 & 20 Nov 15.


Upcoming Job Fairs:

  • None at This Time


NOTES TO THE CALENDAR:

  • For special event information, contact the appropriate protocol office.

  • The POC data provided for each calendar entry represents the best information available.

  • The latest updated Acronym List dated 1Mar10 is available upon request. An update is in preparation.

  • There is an Advanced Planning Calendar if you want to look ahead and avoid conflicts. Just give me a call or email.


CHANGES SINCE 15 Aug 16


  • 27 Aug 16 – Garrison Scramble Tourn.- new entry

  • 30 Aug 16 – WID Lunch-n-Learn – new entry

  • 13 Sep 16 - AIAA Meeting – details added

  • 15 Sep 16 – WID-TVC Ann. Mtg. & Schol. Bkfst. – new entry

  • 15 Sep 16 – NAITA Trade Comp. Roundtable – new entry

  • 22 Sep 16 – Quad-A Ann. Mbshp. Lunch – new entry

  • 29 Oct 16 – ADAA St. Barb’s Day Dinner – details added

  • NOTE: Important School Dates for 2016-2017 Appear at the End.

  • NOTE: ‘Important Dates’ for CY2017 will be added in late Nov 2016


AUGUST 2016


  • 23 Aug 16 – Huntsville Municipal Elections

  • 27 Aug 16 – Garrison Scramble Tourn. (0800) – RSA – Jon Samuelson 842-7977

  • 30 Aug 16 – WID Lunch-n-Learn (1130-1300) – Lanier Ford – Tracy A. Marion - wid-tvc-org

  • 30 Aug 16 – CoC Sm. Bus. Awds. (1730) – S&RC – www.hsvchamber.orgWAS 16 AUG

  • 30Aug-1Sep 16 – 2016 AUVSI Pathfinder Symp. – VBC – www.auvsipathfinder.com

  • 31 Aug 16 – MOAA Mbshp. Mtg. (1100) – The Summit – Cong. Mo Brooks 

  • csdowning@bellsouth.net – S-27Aug

  • 31 Aug 16 – Ann. ADAA Mbr. Social (1600-1900) – The Overlook – dansauter@gmail.com


SEPTEMBER 2016


  • 5 Sep 16 – Labor Day – Federal Holiday

  • 7 Sep 16 – HSVSOFNet. Mbr. Mtg. (0730) – Beason & Nalley – www.huntsvillesofnetwork.org

  • 8 Sep 16 - STAR TREK 50th Anniversary (1966)

  • 8 Sep 16 – HASBAT Bkfst. (0700-0830) – Jackson Ctr. – R. Weirick, ACC-R – www.hasbat.org

  • 9-12 Sep 16 – NGAUS 138th Gen. Conf. & Exhib. – Baltimore MD

  • 11 Sep 16 – Patriot Day

  • 13 Sep 16 – AIAA Meeting (1130-1300) – Dynetics (1004 Explorer) – Dr. Tyson Littenbeeg 

  • distribution@hsv-aiaa.og – S-10Sep

  • 14 Sep 16 – Unanet Lunch & Learn (1100-1330) – Grille 29 – www.unanet.com

  • 15 Sep 16 – WID-TVC Ann. Mtg. & Schol. Bkfst. (0730-0900) – Jackson Ctr. 

  • – Ms. Laura DeSimone – wid-tvc-org – S-8Sep

  • 15 Sep 16 – NAITA Trade Comp. Roundtable (1500-1700) – Raytheon (Jan Davis Dr.)

  •  – Christopher Brodersen – naita@naita.org

  • 15-18 Sep 16 – RSA Oktoberfest (times vary) – MWR Act. Field

  • 18 Sep 16 – Air Force Established (1947)

  • 20 Sep 16 – NSC Bkfst. (0715) – Jackson Ctr. – Robert Lightfoot – www.spaceclubhsv.org

  • 20 Sep 16 – RSA Mil. Retiree Council Mtg. (1530-1630) – One Stop, Rm. 144 – anwarulhaq@att.net

  • 20 Sep 16 – CoC Annual Outing (1730) – Ditto Landing – tleopold@hsvchamber.org

  • 20-21 Sep 16 – Power Grid Def. Conf. – Marriott – details TBD 

  • ghallison@aol.com – Powergriddefenseconference.org

  • 22 Sep 16 – Autumn Begins

  • 22 Sep 16 – Quad-A Ann. Mbshp. Lunch (1130) – The Summit – www.quad-a.org – S-18Sep

  • 22 Sep 16 – AUSA Young Prof. Wounded Warr. Amputee Softball Team (1030, 1300) 

  • – Metro Kiwanis Sportsplex – www.ausaredstone.org

  • 22 Sep 16 – MSBA Mtg. – Davidson Ctr./S&RC – details TBD – david.e.brock@nasa.gov

  • 22 Sep 16 – Redstone GCI: ‘The Redstone Edge’ Conf. (0730-1900) – Jackson Ctr. 

  • – 8 hrs NASBA CPE offered – Ken Saccoccia, Dep. Dir., DCAA; 

  • John Shire, Dir., DCMA Cost & Pricing Ctr. - www.redstonegci.com

  • 22-24 Sep 16 – RSA Mil. Retiree Appreciation Days

    • 22 Sep 16 - MOAA Golf Tourney (0630) – RSA – rickw675@att.net

    • 22 Sep 16 – Honor Walk (1530-1730) – MWR Activity Field

    • 23 Sep 16 – Drive-Thru Flu Shots (0800-1200)- Overlook parking lot

    • 23 Sep 16 – Health Fair (0800-1200) – The Summit

    • 23 Sep 16 – Retiree Dinner (1730-2000) – The Summit – SGM (ret) Pelt 468-8692

    • 24 Sep 16 – Regis./ Bkfst./Opening/Speakers/Exhibits (0700-1500) – BJ Audit.

    • 24 Sep 16 – Lunch (1130-1300) – Sparkman Ctr.

    • 24 Sep 16 – Raffle/Prizes (1500-1530) – BJ Audit.

    • 24 Sep 16 – PX Activities – Cake & Punch/Gift Bags


ADVANCED PLANNING (OCT 2016)->


  • 1 Oct 16 – NASA Begins Operations (1958)

  • 3-5 Oct 16 – AUSA Ann. Mtg. & Expo. – DC – www.ausa.org

  • 6 Oct 16 – HASBAT Lunch (1130-1300) – Jackson Ctr. – Gary Warner, UAB – www.hasbat.org

  • 7 Oct 16 – 11th Ann. SSV Golf Tourn. – Cherokee Ridge – details TBD – www.stillservingveterans.org

  • 10 Oct 16 – Columbus Day – Federal Holiday

  • 12 Oct 16 – SAME HSV Post Industry Day – Jackson Ctr. – www.samehsvpost.org

  • 12 Oct 16 – USA ESC Sm. Bus. Forum – Jackson Ctr. – www.samehsvpost.org

  • 13 Oct 16 – SAME Golf Tourn. – Hampton Cove – chip.deshields@ssainc/com

  • 13 Oct 16 – RSA Mil. Retiree Council Mtg. (1530-1630) – One Stop, Rm. 144 – anwarulhaq@att.net

  • 13 Oct 16 – Navy Established (1775)

  • 13 Oct 16 – SAME Golf Tourn. – Hampton Cove – chip.deshields@sssainc.com

  • 14 Oct 16 – Chuck Yeager Breaks the Sound Barrier (1947)

  • 14 Oct 16 – SMGA Wounded Vet. Golf Tourn. (0800) – Hamp. Cove Highlands Crse. – waller_michael@bah.com

  • 17-20 Oct 16 – NAITA Exp. Compliance Tng. Inst. Seminar – details TBD – www.naita.org

  • 17-21 Oct 16 – US Army WO Assn. Mbshp. Mtg. – Austin, TX

  • 18-20 Oct 16 – Quad-A 12th Luther G. Jones Sus. Forum – Corpus Christi, TX – details TBD

  • 20-21 Oct 16 – AIAA Young Profs. Symposium – Dynetics – www.aiaayps-hsv.com

  • 21 Oct 16 – AMC Golf Tourn. – RSA – details TBD

  • 22 Oct 16 – Wounded Warrior Activities – details TBD – www.ausaredstone.org

  • 25 Oct 16 – ACC-RSA ICE Event (1300-1500) – Jackson Ctr. – patrick.e.johns.civ@mail.mil

  • 25-27 Oct 16 – Von Braun Mem. Symp. – details TBD

  • 27 Oct 16 – UAH SBDC/PTAC 8th Ann. Bus. Matchmaker (0715-1200) – Jackson Ctr. 

  • – details TBD – http://www.uah.edu/sbdc/events/annual-business-matchmaker - S-10Aug

  • 27 Oct 16 – NSC Von Braun Memorial Dinner (1730) – S&RC – www.spaceclubhsv.org

  • 28 Oct 16 – ADAA Golf Tourn. (1100) – RSA – ralph.merrill@irtc-hq.com

  • 29 Oct 16 – ADAA St. Barb’s Day Dinner (1800-2130) – The Summit – www.huntsvilleAdaa.org

  • 31 Oct 16 – Halloween

  • 2-3 Nov 16 – SRE RAM IX Tng. Summit – Westin – http://srehsv.com

  • 3 Nov 16 – HASBAT Lunch (1130-1300) – Jackson Ctr. – David Brock, NASA – www.hasbat.org

  • 3-4 Nov 16 – 2016 WEDC Ldshp. Conf. – Jim Kouzes – details TBD – www.wedc-online.net

  • 4 Nov 16 – Quad-A 10th Ann. Army Avn. Ball – Westin – details TBD debi-charlier@vt-group.com

  • 5 Nov 16 – 50th Ann. of RVN War Lecture (1000-1330) – Jackson Ctr. – CSM® Spencer 

  • vietnamevent@irtc-hq.com

  • 5 Nov 16 – UAH/AMRDEC Girls Sci. & Engr. Day – details TBDapril.harris@uah.edu

  • 6 Nov 16 – Daylight Savings Time Ends

  • 8 Nov 16 – Election Day

  • 9 Nov 16 – Berlin Wall Falls (1989)

  • 10 Nov 16 – USMC Established (1775)

  • 4-13 Nov 16 – 2016 Veterans’ Week – details TBD

    • 4 Nov – YMCA Vets Prayer Bkfst. – Hogan Fam. YMCA (Madison) – www.ymcahuntsville.org

    • 4 Nov – Hall of Heroes Unveiling – Madison Co. Courthouse – time TBD

    • 5 Nov – 50th Anniv. of RVN War Lecture (1000-1330) – Jackson Ctr. – CSM ® Spencer 

    • vietnamevent@irtc-hq.com

    • 9 Nov Wounded Vets. Arrive at HSV & Westin – three times TBD

    • 10 Nov – Vets Dinner – VBC – Max.Bennett@gd-ms.com

    • 11 Nov – Veterans’ Day – Federal Holiday

    • 11 Nov – Vets Day Bkfst. – VBCwww.ausaredstone.org

    • 11 Nov – Vets Day Parade – Downtown – www.waff.com

    • 11 Nov – Vets. Mus. Open House (1000-1600)www.memorialmuseum.org

    • 11 Nov – AUSA Mil. UAH Hockey (1907) – VBC – www.ausaredstone.org

    • 12 Nov – USMC Birthday Ball (1700-2300) – Jackson Ctr. – SSG Burns 256-213-9683

    • 12 Nov – AUSA Mil. UAH Hockey (1907) – VBC – www.ausaredstone.org

    • 13 Nov – Mad. Christ. Church 8th Ann. Vets Steak/Potato Dinner – Jim Samuelson 256-509-0508

  • 14-15 Nov 16 – Quad-A Surv. Eqpt. Symp. – VBC – details TBD

  • 15 Nov 16 – NSC Bkfst. (0715) – Jackson Ctr. – Todd May – www.spaceclubhsvorg

  • 16-17 Nov 16 – 42nd Joseph P. Cribbens Avn. Prod. Symp. – VBC – details TBD

  • 24 Nov 16 – Thanksgiving – Federal Holiday

  • 28Nov-2Dec – I/ITSEC – Orlando – www.iitsec.org

  • 1 Dec 16 – HASBAT Lunch (1130-1300) – Jackson Ctr. – Julie Schumacher SMDC – www.hasbat.org

  • 1 Dec 16 – RSA Tree Lighting (1630-1900) – The Summit – details TBD

  • 7 Dec 16 – Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day (75th Anniversary)

  • 13 Dec 16 – Army National Guard Birthday (1636) (380th Anniversary)

  • 17 Dec 16 – Wright Brothers’ First Flight (1903)

  • 21 Dec 16 – Winter Begins

  • 25 Dec 16 – Christmas Day – Federal Holiday

  • 31 Dec 16 – New Year’s Eve

  • 5 Jan 17 – HASBAT Lunch – Jackson Ctr. – details TBD – www.hasbat.org

  • 10 Feb 17 – RSA CWC Mardi Gras Casino Night (1830-2330) – The Summit – rsacwcpresident@gmail.com

  • 19-23 Feb 17 – 13th Intl. Def. Exhibition & Conf. (IDEX)- Dubai, UAEwww.idexuae.ae

  • 7-9 Mar 17 – AL Aerospace Week 2017 – details TBD – Joe Fitzgerald busdev@comcast.net

  • 13-15 Mar 17 – AUSA Global Force Symp. & Expo. – HSV – www.ausa.org

  • 23 Mar 17 – NCMS Mid-South Chap. 18th Ann. Secty. Sem. – VBC – tim.hynes@vencore.com

  • 29 Mar 17 – 3rd Ann. WOSB Event: ‘Prep. to Prime’ – details TBD – erin.bloxhamcurtis@wbcna.org

  • 26-28 Apr 17 – Quad-A 2017 Army Avn. Miss. Solns. Summit – Opryland Hotel – Nashville 

  • – details TBD – www.quad-a.org

  • 9-11 Oct 17 - AUSA Ann. Mtg. & Expo. – DC – www.ausa.org


NOTE: Important school dates for Huntsville/Madison City/Madison County for 2016-2017

Event Huntsville Madison City Madison County

Start 3 Aug 16 3 Aug 16 3 Aug 16

Fall Break 3-7 Oct 16 3-7 Oct 16 3-7 Oct 16

Thanksgiving Bk. 21-25 Nov 16 23-25 Nov 16 21-25 Nov 16

Winter Break 19Dec-3Jan17 19Dec-5Jan17 19Dec-2Jan 17

Start 4 Jan17 5Jan17 --

Spring Break 13-17 Mar 17 13-17 Mar 17 13-17 Mar 17

Last Day 25 May 16 25 May 17 25 May 17


These dates do NOT appear in the calendar listings.

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