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Recurring Periodic Meetings (not otherwise listed)



Major Upcoming/In-Process Events:

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

  • 10 Oct 16 – Columbus Day – Federal Holiday

  • 27 Oct 16 – Von Braun Memorial Dinner

  • 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 19 Sep 16

  • 30 Sep 16 – AMC Change of Command – new entry

  • 13 Oct 16 – AUSA Natl. Guard B’day. Bkfst.- new entry

  • 13 Oct 16 – AIAA Lunch- new entry

  • 20 Oct 16 - Cyber HSV Fall Lunch – new entry

  • 20 Oct 16 – NCMA Lunch – new entry

  • 27 Oct 16 – NCMA Fall Natl. Edu. Seminar “FAR Essentials” – new entry

  • 4-13 Nov 16 – 2016 Veterans’ Week – activities updated

  • 16 Dec 16 – AMC Holiday Open House – new entry

  • 16 Dec 16 – AUSA Redstone-Huntsville Chapter Annual Holiday Reception – new entry

  • 16 Dec 16 – RSA Holiday Gala – new entry

  • 4 Apr 17 – AUSA DA Civ. of Yr. Award – new entry

  • 14-19 May 17 – 2017 Armed Forces Celebration – 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


SEPTEMBER 2016


  • 27 Sep 16 – NDIA/DAU DoD Acq. Policy Update (0730) – ManTech (655 Discovery)

  •  – https://ndiatvc.org/meetinginfo

  • 27 Sep 16 – Marshall Assoc. Mtg. (1130-1300) – Bldg. 4200, Rm. P110 – Les Johnson/Dr. Travis Taylor 

  • stacy.m.counts@nasa.gov

  • 28 Sep 16 – MOAA Mtg. (1100) – The Summit – Troy Trulock – csdowning@bellsouth.net – S-24Sep

  • 29 Sep 16 – NDIA-TVC Awds. Dinner (1700/1800) – Jackson Ctr. – Mr. Mark Clark, MSIC 

  • michaelbertoldi@gmail.com

  • 30 Sep 16 – AMC Change of Command (1000) – Parade Field – GEN Via -> LTG(P) Perna


ADVANCED PLANNING (OCT 2016)->


  • 1 Oct 16 – NASA Begins Operations (1958)

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

  • 5 Oct 16 – Natl. Def. Trans. Assn. RSA (1130-1300) – DAU – jcblkwd@bellsouth.net

  • 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

  • 12 Oct 16 – CoC State of the City (1200-1315) – VBC-N – Mayor Battle – tleopold@hsvchamber.org

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

  • 13 Oct 16 – AUSA Natl. Guard B’day. Bkfst. (0700) – Bevill Ctr. – MG Donald B. Tatum – john.perry@irtc-hq.com

  • 13 Oct 16 – AIAA Lunch (1130-1300) – Dynetics (1004 Exploer) – Pumpkin Blast – distribution@hsv-aiaa.org

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

  • 13 Oct 16 – Navy Established (1775)

  • 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

  • 15 Oct 16 – MOAA Chapter Trip: Wheeler House (0830-) – Meet at The Summit 

  • jtreadway51@mchsi.com – S-30Sep

  • 15 Oct 16 – Mad Scientists Ball – S&RC – www.rocketcenter.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 Oct 16 – Cyber HSV Fall Lunch (1100-1300) – Four Points Sheraton – Daniel J. Fortune 

  • judy.a.darwin@nasa.gov

  • 20 Oct 16 – NCMA Lunch (1100-1300) – RFCU – Cong. Brooks – www.ncmahsv.org

  • 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 – 12th Ann. Ordway Ldshp Bkfst. (0700-0830) – The Summit – CSM Wiggins, SMDC 

  • jross9498@gmail.com – S-24Oct

  • 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 – NCMA Fall Natl. Edu. Seminar “FAR Essentials” (0800-1630) – Dynetics – www.ncmahsv.org

  • 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 – 3rd Ann., ADAA/FA St. Barb’s Day Dinner (1800-2130) – The Summit – MG Hughes

  •  - 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 – djohnson@bannerdefense.com

    • 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 – (1000/1230/1315/1845)

    • 10 Nov – Vets Dinner (1730) – VBC – Max.Bennett@gd-ms.com

    • 11 Nov – Veterans’ Day – Federal Holiday – activities at VBC

    • 11 Nov – Vets Day Bkfst. (0815) – VBCwww.ausaredstone.org

    • 11 Nov – Vets Day Parade (1100) – 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

  • 30 Nov 16 – DoD Mentor Protégé Program (1400-1800) – Aegis – www.wbcna.org/calendar (in process)

  • 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)

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

  • 16 Dec 16 – AUSA Redstone-Huntsville Chapter Annual Holiday Reception – details TBD

  • 16 Dec 16 – RSA Holiday Gala – details TBD

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

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

  • 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

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

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

  •  – details TBD – www.quad-a.org

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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