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24 April 17






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Recurring Periodic Meetings (not otherwise listed)


Major Upcoming/In-Process Events:

  • 26-28 Apr 17 – QUAD-A Annual Conv. (Nashville)

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



Upcoming Job Fairs:

  • N/A



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 17 Apr

  • 26 Apr 17 – Marshall Assoc. (1100-1300) – The Overlook – S-24Apr - new entry

  • Huntsville Chapter Of The Military Officers Association Of America - Monthly Luncheon 

  • - 4th Wednesday 11AM At The Summit Club -RSVP CSDOWNING@BELLSOUTH.NET Or Visit HTTP://HUNTSVILLEMOAA.ORG/HOME0-ASPX - new entry

  • 4 May 17 – HASBAT Bkfst. – Jackson Ctr.  (0730-0830) – Chas. Kallam, AMC Ombudsman – admin@hasbat.org

  • 12-13 May 17 – 9th Ann. Rocket City Rundup – Details TBD - new entry

  • 15 May 17 – NSC HSV Bkfst. (0715) – Jackson Ctr. – GEN Perna, AMC – www.spaceclubhuntsville.org - new entry

  • 18 May 17 – SMDWG Mtg. – Dr. Thomas Karato- Details TBD - new entry

  • 14 Jun 17 – HATS Prof. of Yr. Awd. Progm (1800-2100) – S&RC – Dr; Barnhart- new entry

  • 20 Jun 17 – NSCHSV Bkfst. (0745) – Jackson Ctr. – Dr. Gabryhowicz – www.spaceclubhuntsville.org - new entry

  • 22 Sep 17 – Air Force 70th Anniversary Ball - Jackson Center – details - George.krym@yahoo.com – 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.


APRIL 2017


  • 24 Apr 17 – RSA Volunteer Luncheon – details TBD

  • 24 Apr 17 – NDIA Tennessee Valley Chapter Awards Dinner – Jackson Center 

  • - On-line registration at http://ndiatvc.org/index.php

  • 25-26 Apr 17 – GSA Fed. Acq Tng. Sympos. – VBC- details TBD – Chanda.tallman@gsa.gov

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

  • – details TBD – www.quad-a.org

  • 26 Apr 17 – Marshall Assoc. (1100-1300) – The Overlook – S-24Apr

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

  • 30Apr-2May 17 – CoC DC Trip – tleopold@hsvchamber.org


ADVANCED PLANNING (APR 2017)->


  • 4 May 17 – HASBAT Bkfst. – Jackson Ctr.  (0730-0830) – Chas. Kallam, AMC Ombudsman – admin@hasbat.org

  • 5 May 17 – Cinco De Mayo

  • 6 May 17 – The Kentucky Derby – Churchill Downs

  • 9 May 17 - NASA/MSFC Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) Industry Day 

  •  - Davidson Center in Huntsville, AL
  •  - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nasa-marshall-space-flight-center-service-disabled-veteran-owned-small-business-industry-day-tickets-32503865938
  • 10 May 17 – MRC All-Hands (1530-1630) – One-stop, Rm. 144 – Don123pelt@bellsouth.net

  • 12 May 17 - HAMA meeting - www.hamaweb.org

  • 12-13 May 17 – 9th Ann. Rocket City Rundup – Details TBD

  • 14 May 17 – Mother’s Day

  • 15 May 17 – NSC HSV Bkfst. (0715) – Jackson Ctr. – GEN Perna, AMC – www.spaceclubhuntsville.org

  • 16 May 17 - National Defense Transportation Association orientation visit of the Logistics Readiness Center 

  • Redstone Arsenal - Jeffrey H. Blackwood, jcblkwd@bellsouth.net

  • 18 May 17 – SMDWG Mtg. – Dr. Thomas Karato- Details TBD

  • 20 May 17 – Armed Forces Day

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

  • 23 May 17 - NAITA World Trade Day Luncheon - Keynote:  Dak Hardwick, International Affairs,

  •  Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) The Dynamic Trade Environment; info at www.naita.org

  • 29 May 17 – Memorial Day – Federal Holiday – HSV/Mad. Co. Comm. – details TBD

  • 31 May-1Jun 17 – TVC National Summit – S&RC – details TBD – jwiggins@akinsps.com

  • 6 Jun 17 – D-Day

  • 6-8Jun17 – 9th Natl. Cyber Security Summit – VBC – details TBD 

  • jmiller@missionmultiplier.com https://www.nationalcybersummit.com/

  • 8 Jun 17 – HASBAT Lunch – new entry

  • 9 Jun 17 - HAMA meeting - www.hamaweb.org

  • 9 Jun 17 - Third Annual Wayne C. Gardner Memorial Golf Classic - www.tnwops.com/golfclassic

  • 14 Jun 17 – Flag Day

  • 14 Jun 17 – Army Established (1775)

  • 14 Jun 17 – HATS Prof. of Yr. Awd. Progm (1800-2100) – S&RC – Dr; Barnhart

  • 16 Jun 17 – AUSA Mbshp. Mtg. & Army Bday. Celeb. – Bot. Garden – details TBD

  • 18 Jun 17 – Father’s Day

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

  • 20 Jun 17 – NSCHSV Bkfst. (0745) – Jackson Ctr. – Dr. Gabryhowicz – www.spaceclubhuntsville.org

  • 20 Jun 17 – ACC-RSA ICE – Jackson Ctr. – details TBD

  • 21 Jun 17 – Summer Begins

  • 21-22 Jun 17 – NDIA MDA Sm. Bus. Conf. – VBC-S - Chad.Rogers.ctr@mda.mil

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

  • 25 Jun-1Jul 17 – 2017 Armed Forces Celebration Week – details TBD – WAS 14-19 MAY 17

  • 28 Jun 17 – 12th Ann. Korean War Vets. Lunch (1100-1300) – The Summit – GEN Perna 

  •  – www.legacy4koreanwarveterans.org – S-14Jun

  • 4 Jul 17 – Independence Day – Federal Holiday

  • 14 Jul 17 - HAMA meeting - www.hamaweb.org

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

  • 22 Jul 17 – “22 Won’t Do Event” (0930) – Vets Memorial – details TBD – john.perry@irtc-hq.com

  • 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.roberts@calibresys.com – S-31Jul

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

  • 11 Aug 17 - HAMA meeting - www.hamaweb.org

  • 16 Aug 17 – MRC All-Hands (1530-1630) – One-stop, Rm. 144 – Don123pelt@bellsouth.net

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

  • csdowning@bellsouth.neet – S-28Nov

  • 22 Aug 17 – TechRich Bkfst. w/ MDA Primes (0730-1110) – Jackson Ctr. – details TBD

  • 22-25 Aug 17 – TechRich National Tech Summit – VBC - details TBD – WAS 12-16 JUN 17

  • 4 Sep 17 – Labor Day – Federal Holiday

  • 11 Sep 17 – Patriot Day (2001)

  • 18 Sep 17 – Air Force Established (1947)

  • 19 Sep 17 – MRC All-Hands (1530-1630) – One-stop, Rm. 144 – Don123pelt@bellsouth.net

  • 21-23 Sep 17 – 46th Ann. RSA Retirees Apprec. Days – details TBD – WAS 12-16 JUN

  • 22 Sep 17 – Autumn Begins

  • 22 Sep 17 – Air Force 70th Anniversary Ball - Jackson Center 

  • – details - George.krym@yahoo.com

  • 23 Sep 17 – UAH/AMRDEC Girls S&E Day – UAH Campus – details TBD

  • 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

  • 11 Oct 17 – MRC All-Hands (1530-1630) – One-stop, Rm. 144 – Don123pelt@bellsouth.net

  • 13 Oct 17 – Navy Established (1775)

  • 13 Oct 17 - HAMA meeting - www.hamaweb.org

  • 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

  • 2 Nov 17 – ACC-RSA ICE – Jackson Ctr. – details TBD

  • 5 Nov 17 – Daylight Savings Time Ends

  • 6 Nov 17 – 5th Annual 50th Ann. of RVN Lecture Series (1000-1400) – Jackson Ctr. 

  • – COL® John Reitzell – john.perry@irtc-hq.com

  • 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

  • 17 Nov 17 - HAMA meeting - www.hamaweb.org

  • 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)

  • 8 Dec 17 - HAMA meeting - www.hamaweb.org

  • 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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