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Recurring Periodic Meetings (not otherwise listed)


Major Upcoming/In-Process Events:

  • 6-7 Dec 16 – AMCOM APBI

  • 25 Dec 16 – Christmas Day – Federal Holiday

  • 1 Jan 17 – New Year’s Day – Federal Holiday - Celebrated 2 Jan 17

NOTE: ‘Important Dates’ for CY2017 were added 21-23 Nov 16.


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 28 Nov

  • 2 Dec 16 – AIAA Nobel Lecture – new entry

  • 8 Dec 16 – SMDWG Mtg. – new entry

  • 9 Dec 16 – HAMA Mtg. – new entry

  • 9 Dec 16 – VVA Chapter 1067 Christmas Pty. – new entry

  • 10 Jan 17 – HASBAT Lunch – data updated

  • 8 Apr 17 – Welcome Home Vietnam Vets Day – new entry

  • 24 Apr 17 – RSA Volunteer Luncheon – new entry

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

  • NOTE: ‘Important Dates’ for CY2017 were added during 21-23 Nov 2016.


DECEMBER 2016


  • 5 Dec 16 – Marshall Assn. Lunch (1130-1300) – Bldg. 4200, Rm. P110 – Dr. Rick Chappell – stacy.m.counts@nasa.gov

  • 5 Dec 16 – CoC State of the County (1200-1300) – VBC-N – Dale Strong – tleopold@hsvchamber.org

  • 6 Dec 16 – NAITA Trade Compliance Roundtable (1500-1700) – Jackson Ctr. – Candace Goforth 

  • www.naita.org – FOLLOWED BY NAITA HOLIDAY PARTY (1700-1900) – S-1Dec

  • 6 Dec 16 – APBI Social (1700-1900) – Overlook – S-21 Nov

  • 6-7 Dec 16 – AMCOM APBI – BJ Audit. – https://conference.redstone.army.mil/ - S-1Dec

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

  • 8 Dec 16 – SMDWG Mtg. (0800) – Aegis (Jan Davis Dr.) – Open Mic – smdwg.mr@gmailcom il.com

  • 8 Dec16 – AIAA Lunch (1130-1300) – Dynetics (1004 Exporer) – Dr. Andy White, UT 

  • distribution@hsv-aiaa.org

  • 8 Dec 16 – CoC Holiday Open House (1600-1800) – 225 Church St. – Emma Williams 256-535-2089

  • 8 Dec 16 – Quad-A Christmas Party (1600-1900) – RSA Community Acts. Hall – janice@tvc-aaaa.com

  • 9 Dec 16 – HAMA Mtg. (1115-1300) – Marriott – Dr. Charles Basham, PEOM&S 

  • jhall@cohesionforce.com – S-6Dec

  • 9 Dec 16 – VVA Chapter 1067 Christmas Pty. (1630-1900) – American Legion (Drake Ave.) – jhcarter1@me.com

  • 10 Dec 16 – Army-Navy Game (1400 CST) - Baltimore

  • 12-16 Dec 16 – Space Mission Engr. Crse. – S&RC – details TD – peter.eckart07@gmail.com

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

  • 13 Dec 16 – AUSA Natl. Guard B’day. Bkfst. (0700) – Bevill Cr. – MG Donald B. Tatum 

  • john.perry@irtc-hq.com

  • 13 Dec 16 – MRC Holiday Lunch (1000-1400) – Bldg. 4488, Rm. D-101 

  • don123pelt@bellsouth.net – S-15Nov

  • 15 Dec 16 – DoD Mentor Protégé Program (1400-1800) – Aegis 

  • www.wbcna.org/calendar - WAS 30 NOV

  • 15 Dec 16 – AUSA Redstone-Huntsville Chapter Annual Holiday Reception – VBC-N 

  • www.ausaredstone.orgWAS 16 DEC 16

  • 16 Dec 16 – AMC Holiday Open House – details TBD

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

  • 17 Dec 16 – AUSA Galaxy of Lights (1630-2100) – HSV Bot. Gardens – Bob Whiteford 653-1100

  • 17 Dec 16 – MOAA Christmas Pty. (1800) – The Outlook – csdowning@bellsouth.net – S-16Nov

  • 19 Dec 16 – The Association (formerly HATS) Meeting – details TBD

  • 21 Dec 16 – Winter Begins

  • 25 Dec 16 – Christmas Day – Federal Holiday

  • 31 Dec 16 – New Year’s Eve


ADVANCED PLANNING (JAN 2017)->


  • 1 Jan 17 – New Year’s Day – Federal Holiday - Celebrated 2 Jan 17

  • 4 Jan 17 – NDTA Meeting (1130-1300) – Pershing Welcome Ctr. – Natl. Trans. Infra. Relations 

  • jcblkwd@bellsouth.net

  • 9 Jan 17 – National Championship Football Game – Tampa

  • 10 Jan 17 – HASBAT Lunch (1130-1300) – Jackson Ctr. – BG Cooley, Mr. Hoey, MDA SBAC 

  • www.hasbat.orgWAS 5 JAN

  • 16 Jan 17 – Martin Luther King, Jr., Day – Federal Holiday

  • 2 Feb 17 – Groundhog Day

  • 3 Feb 17 – The Day the Music Died (1959)

  • 5 Feb 17 – Super Bowl LI – Houston

  • 7 Feb 17 – CoC Ann. Mtg. (1130-1300) – VBC-N – pjimmar@hsvchamber.org

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

  • 14 Feb 17 – Valentine’s Day

  • 15 Feb 17 – CoC State of the Schools (0730-0930) – Jackson Ctr, - Amy Tubb – 256-535-2083

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

  • 20 Feb 17 – Presidents’ Day – Federal Holiday

  • 28 Feb 17 – Mardi Gras

  • 1 Mar 16 – Ash Wednesday

  • 2 Mar 17 – NAITA/USASAC Industry Day – Jackson Ctr. – details TBD – www.naita.org

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

  • 12 Mar 17 – Daylight Savings Time Begins

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

  • 15-16 Mar 17 – Tm. RSA Sm. Bus. Indust. Outeach – details TBD – anita.r.thompson.civ@mail.mil

  • 17 Mar 17 – St.Patrick’s Day

  • 20 Mar 17 – Spring Begins

  • 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

  • 1 Apr 17 – April Fools’ Day

  • 4 Apr 17 – AUSA DA Civ. of Yr. Award – Jackson Ctr. - details TBD

  • 8 Apr 17 – Welcome Home Vietnam Vets Day – Vets. Memorial – details TBD – wharmon446@charter.net

  • 9 Apr 17 – Palm Sunday

  • 10-11 Apr 17 – AUSA Msls.Symp. (details TBD)

    • Symp. Golf Tourn./Reception (Jackson Ctr.)

    • Symp. VBC-S

  • 12 Apr 17 – Anniversary of Aviation Branch (1983)

  • 13Apr 17 – Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday (1743)

  • 14 Apr 17 – Good Friday

  • 16 Apr 17 – Easter

  • 18 Apr 17 – Doolittle Raid on Tokyo (1942)

  • 23 Apr 17 – Army Reserve Birthday (1908)

  • 24 Apr 17 – RSA Volunteer Luncheon – details TBD

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

  • – details TBD – www.quad-a.org

  • 28-30 Apr 17 – Panoply of the Arts – Big Spring Park

  • 5 May 17 – Cinco De Mayo

  • 14 May 17 – Mother’s Day

  • 14-19 May 17 – 2017 Armed Forces Celebration – details TBDmward@hsvchamber.org

    • 15 May – Proclamation, Mayor’s BBQ, Concert

    • 17 May – AFCW Lunch

    • 18 May – AFCW Softball Tourn.

    • 19 May – AFCW Golf Tourn.

  • 20 May 17 – Armed Forces Day

  • 21 May 17 - Lindberg Lands in Paris (1927)

  • 6 Jun 17 – D-Day

  • 14 Jun 17 – Flag Day

  • 14 Jun 17 – Army Established (1775)

  • 18 Jun 17 – Father’s Day

  • 19-25 Jun 17 – Paris Air Show – LeBourget, FR

  • 21 Jun 17 – Summer Begins

  • 24-25 Jun 17 – Dayton Air Show – Dayton, OH – www.daytonairshow.com

  • 4 Jul 17 – Independence Day – Federal Holiday

  • 21 Jul 17 – Man First Walks on the Moon (1969)

  • 24-30 Jul 17 – EAA AirVenture Air Show – Oshkosh, WI – www.eaa.org/en/airventure

  • 4 Aug 17 – Coast Guard Established (1790)

  • 5 Aug 17 – AGCRA/L4KWVF/ASPA 3rd Ann. Black Tie Char. Ball (1700-2300) – VBC-N 

  • Cathy Dickens – sheren.robets@calibesys.com – S-31Jul

  • 8-10 Aug 17 – SMDSymposium – VBC – www.smdsymposium.org

  • 21 Aug 17 – MOAA Trip to Nashville – Total Solar Eclipse – details TBD 

  • csdowning@bellsouth.neet – S-28Nov

  • 4 Sep 17 – Labor Day – Federal Holiday

  • 11 Sep 17 – Patriot Day (2001)

  • 18 Sep 17 – Air Force Established (1947)

  • 21-23 Sep 17 – 46th Ann. RSA Retirees Apprec. Days – details TBD

  • 22 Sep 17 – Autumn Begins

  • 1 Oct 17 – NASA Begins Operations (1958)

  • 9 Oct 17 – Columbus Day – Federal Holiday

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

  • 13 Oct 17 – Navy Established (1775)

  • 14 Oct 17 – Chuck Yeager Breaks the Sound Barrier (1947)

  • 26 Oct 17 – 9th Ann. UAH SBDC PTAC Bus. Matchmaker (0715-1200) – Jackson Ctr.

  •  – www.jacksoncenter.net

  • 31 Oct 17 – Halloween

  • 5 Nov 17 – Daylight Savings Time Ends

  • 7 Nov 17 – Election Day

  • 9 Nov 17 – Berlin Wall Falls (1989)

  • 10 Nov 17 – USMC Established (1775)

  • 11 Nov 17 – Veterans Day – Federal Holiday

  • 12-16 Nov 17 – Dubai Air Show – Dubai, U.A.E. – www.dubaiairshow.aero

  • 23 Nov 17 – Thanksgiving – Federal Holiday

  • 7 Dec 17 – Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

  • 13 Dec 17 – Army National Guard Birthday (1636)

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

  • 21 Dec 17 – Winter Begins

  • 31 Dec 17 – New Year’s Eve


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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