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Recurring Periodic Meetings (not otherwise listed)



Major Upcoming/In-Process Events:

  • 20-22 Sep 18 – Military Retiree Appreciation Days

  • 8-10 Oct 18 – AUSA Annual Convention (DC)

  • 1-3 Nov 18 – The Wall That Heals

  • 8-12 Nov 18 – Veterans/Heroes Week

  • TBD – Apollo 11 50th Anniv. Celebration – details TBD



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 10 Sep 18


SEPTEMBER 2018

  • 11 Sep 18 - Patriots Day

  • 11 Sep 18 - 1st Ann. COL Hoecherl Golf Tourn. - Hampt. Cove - robin.d.cofer.civ@mail.mil

  • 13 Sep 18 - SAME Mtg.(1100) - RFCU - Frank McInturff - www.samehsvpost.com

  • 13 Sep 18 - WID-TVC Mbshp. Event (1600-1800) - Biergarten &RC - Dr. Deborah Barnhart - arhen@mjlm.com

  • 14 Sep 18 - HAMA Mtg.(1115-1300) - Jackson Ctr. - Speaker COL Luke Perterson, Chief of Staff, PEO Missile & Space - will.stewart@s3inc.com

  • 14 Sep 18 – 23rd Annual Oktoberfest (1800) – FMWR Activity Field

  • 18 Sep 18 - CoC Annual Outing (1730) - Ditto Landing - www.hsvchamber.org

  • 18-23 Sep 18 – Northeast Alabama State Fair – Jaycee Fair Grounds – www.northeastalabamastatefair.org

  • 19 Sep 18 - Catalyst: HUBZONE Showcase (1300-1630) - www.catalystcenter.org – details TBD

  • 20 Sep 18 - S3 I Industry Day (O900-1100) - Jackson Ctr. - Chanda.tallman@gsa.gov - new entry

  • 20 Sep 18 – MSBA – S&RC – data TBD

  • 21-22 Sep 18 Retiree Appreciation Days (RAD 2018) @ various locations - Donnell Pelt 458-8592 - don123pelt@bellsoth.net

    • 21 SEP: Retiree Appreciation Days Honor Walk, 0730 @ MWR Community Activity Field

    • 21 SEP: Retiree Appreciation Days Health Fair and Vendor Exhibits @ Community Activity Center. Health Fair sponsored by FAHC with Tricare representatives, DFAS representatives, health information, health screenings, local vendors and businesses, unused or expired medication drop off, and drive thru flu shots (if vaccines are available). Complimentary continental breakfast provided. RSA One Stop and Legal Assistance will also offer various retiree services.

    • 21 SEP: Military Retiree Dinner, 1800-2000 @ The Summit on Redstone Arsenal. Social hour begins at 1730 hours. Cost is $20/person. Dress: business casual. (POC: SGM ® Donell Pelt, 256-468-8592 or don123pelt@bellsouth.net.

    • 21-22 SEP: Back-to-School Sidewalk Sale, RSA Commissary

    • 22 SEP: Retiree Appreciation Days Speaker Engagement Program and Vendor Exhibits, 0600-0800 Breakfast, 0800-1115 RSA Brief Updates @ Bob Jones Auditorium

    • 22 SEP: Retiree Appreciation Days Celebration, 1500 @ Main Post Exchange. Visit the RSA Main Post Exchange for cake and punch. Drawing for four $50 gift cards.

  • 22 Sep 18 – Autumn Begins

  • 25 Sep 18 – Marshall Assn. Lch. – Bldg. 4316 – John Honeycutt, SLS, PM – Rhonda.s.simms@nasa.gov

  • 25 Sep 18 – Catalyst: Security Info. (0900-1100) – 515 Sparkman Dr. – Melony Yearta – 256-428-8185 - bit.ly/obtainclearances

  • 25 Sep 18 – AFCEA Lch. – (1100-1300) – ‘Blockchain Explained’ - https://rocketcityafcea-blockchain.eventbrite.com

  • 27 Sep 18 – SMDWG Mtg. (0800) – LMSC (4800 Bradford Dr., Bldg. 406) – James B. Johnson, SMDC – busdev@comcast.net


ADVANCED PLANNING 2018

  • 8 Oct 18 - Columbus Day

  • 8-10 Oct 18 - AUSA Annual Convention - DC - www.ausa.org

  • 12 Oct 18 - HAMA Mtg.(1115-1300) - Jackson Ctr. - Speaker COL Mills, PM PRFRMS - will.stewart@s3inc.com

  • 18 Oct 18 - MRC All-Hands (1530-1630) - One Stop, Rm. 144 - don123pelt@bellsouth.net

  • 18 Oct 18 – NCMA Mbr. Mtg.- RSA Atrium – details TBD

  • 23 Oct 18 - SAME Post Industry Day- S&RC - www.samehsvpost.org

  • 24 Oct 18 - SAME Ann. Schol. Golf Tourn. - www.samehsvpost.org

  • 24-27 Oct 18 – 16th Ann. MOWW Youth Ldshp. Conf. – S&RC – www.huntsville-moww.orgdunlapd1@aol.com

  • 30 Oct 18 – NCMA: GSA data (1000-1200) – 655 Disc.Dr. , Bldg, 3 – details TBD

  • 31 Oct 18 – Halloween

  • 31Oct-12Nov18 – Veterans/Heroes Week Events – new events –details TBD

  • 31Oct-13Nov – Heroes Week sponsored by Semper Fi Community Organization – details TBD

  • 1 Nov 18 - NAITA World Trade Day/35th Anniversary Celebration - Westin - www.naita.org

  • 1-2 Nov 18 - NAITA Global Sup. Chain, Log. - Westin - www.naita.org

  • 1-4 Nov 18 - The Wall That Heals - old airport - john.perry@irtc-hq.com

  • 2-12 Nov 18 - Veterans Week - Veterans Day Activities. Tickets for all Veterans Day events can be purchased after Labor Day at https://www.ausa.org/chapters/redstone-huntsville-chapter. (POC: Max Bennett, 256-682-6522 or max.bennett@gd-ms.com)

    • 3 NOV: 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War Lecture Series @ Jaycees Bldg. off Airport Road. Exhibits from 0930-1330. Program from 1000-1230. Guest speakers: Joe Galloway (War Reporter: We Were Soldiers. Event is FREE to the public. Refreshments will be served. (POC: John Perry, 256-922-9300, x1214

    • 7 NOV: Arrival of Heroes at Huntsville International Airport, ~1030/1045 and ~1600 @ the Airport. General public is encouraged to attend and greet our Heroes!

    • 9 NOV: YMCA Veterans Prayer Breakfast @ Hogan YMCA. Coffee social in the Atrium @ 0645; doors open at 0715. RSVP by registering for the event at www.ymcahuntsville.org/event/. Tickets are $20/person (buys breakfast for a vet) or $300/table of 8. Vets and spouses of deployed attend for FREE (must register). (POC: Mary Ann Swanstrom at 256-428-9622, x3008)

    • 9 NOV: Veterans Day Dinner @ Von Braun Center North Hall. 1700 Reception, 1800 Dinner. Tickets are $50/person. For registration and sponsorship information, go to https://www.ausa.org/chapters/redstone-huntsville-chapter.

    • 10 NOV: 243rd Marine Corps Ball @ The Jackson Center. 1700 Reception, 1800 Dinner. (POC: SSgt. Burns, 256-213-9683, x205)

    • 11 NOV: Veterans Steak and Baked Potato Dinner, 1800-2100 @ Madison Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1400 Hughes Road, Madison, AL. FREE for Veterans and children under 8 years old. Donations accepted. (POC: Jim Samuelson, 256-509-0508)

    • 12 NOV: Veterans Breakfast @ Von Braun Center. Doors open at 0815. Program is from 0900-1000. $15/person. For registration and more information, go to https://www.ausa.org/chapters/redstone-huntsville-chapter

    • 12 NOV: Veterans Day pre-parade program starting at 0945 @ Veterans Memorial. Boot on the Square, Huntsville Concert Band and more.

    • 12 NOV: Veterans Day Parade, 1100 starting at the Veterans Memorial

  • 2 Nov 18 - Quad-A Aviation Ball – Westin – details TBD

  • 4 Nov 18 – DST Ends

  • 6 Nov 18 – Election Day

  • 7-13 NOV: Semper Fi Community Task Force 12th Annual Heroes Week. 50-60 all service wounded and injured veterans and caregivers come to North Alabama for a week of Tennessee Valley hospitality, healing, and camaraderie. The week will begin with their arrival and community welcome at the Huntsville International Airport, followed by a welcome at the Westin Hotel. One of the main highlights will be their participation in the Veterans Day Breakfast and Veterans Day Parade with Vets with Vettes and Corvette Owners. More details to follow. (POC: Steve Mozian, samoz@hotmail.com, Chairman for Heroes Week, Semper Fi Community Task Force)

  • 11 Nov 18 – Veterans Day

  • 13-14 Nov 18 – Quad-A Cribbins Product Symposium – new entry – details TBD

  • 14 Nov 18 - ACC Redstone Industry Communications Event - details TBD - Barbara.l.lupo.civ@mail.mil

  • 15 Nov 18 – NCMA Contr. Data 90830-1630) – Torch – details TBD

  • 15-16 Nov 18 - Quad-A Aviation Survivability Equipment Symposium - details TBD - new entry

  • 22 Nov 18 – Thanksgiving Day

  • 28 Nov 18 – Catalyst: Max. Networking Opport. (1500-17000- Sparkman Dr. – www.catalystcenter.org/upcomingprograms

  • 29 Nov 18 – Catalyst: Doing Bus. w/MDA Primes (0730-1030) – Jackson Ctr. – M3lony Yearta – 256-428-8185 - www.catalystcenter.org/upcomingprograms

  • 7 Dec 18 - Pearl Harbor Day

  • 13 Dec 18 – AUSA 382nd ARNG Bday. – Jackson Ctr. – 0700 – john.perry@irtc.hq.com

  • 13 Dec 18 – AUSA Christmas Party – details TBD

  • 13 Dec 18 - HAMA Mtg.(1115-1300) - Jackson Ctr. - Speaker, Mark Clark MSIC - will.stewart@s3inc.com

  • 25 Dec 18 - Christmas Day

  • 21 Dec 18 – Winter Begins

  • 1 Jan 19 – New Years Day

  • 4 Apr 19 – NCMS Mid-South Chapter 20th Ann. Tng. Seminar – VBC – tim.hynes@vencore.com

  • 3-4 May 19 - Whistlestop Festival - HSV Depot Museum

  • 9 Apr 20 – NCMS Mid-South Chapter 21st Ann. Tng. Seminar – VBC – tim.hynes@vencore.com

  • 8 Apr 21 – NCMS Mid-South Chapter 22nd Ann. Tng. Seminar – VBC – tim.hynes@vencore.com

  • 7 Apr 22 - NCMS Mid-South Chapter 23rd Ann. Tng. Seminar - VBC - tim.hynes@vencore.com


Important school dates for 2018-19 (These dates do NOT appear in the calendar listings.)

         Event               Huntsville           Madison City      Madison County

  • Start                6 Aug                    7 Aug                     1 Aug

  • Fall Bk.           15-19 Oct              15-19 Oct              8-12 Oct

  • Thanks Bk.     21-23 Nov             21-23 Nov              19-23 Nov

  • Winter Bk.      24 Dec -7 Jan       21 Dec+2 wks       20 Dec-4 Jan

  • Spring Bk.      18-22 Mar             18-22 Mar            18-22 Mar

  • Graduation     23-24 May            20 May                 21-22 May


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