For those who have children (or grandchildren) entering or in college, you should think about their applying for a USAWOA Scholarship.
For details check out our Warrant Officer Scholarship Foundation at www.usawoa.org/woasf.
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On Saturday 24 January, so of us were privileged to spend the evening with those outstanding high school students—members of the Flowing Wells High School JROTC Battalion.
There is plenty of room for more of us to see the fine work President Ron and Co. are doing.
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CW5 Frank Meeks recently announced the following appointments: CW4 (Ret) Don Hess National Chaplain, CW2 Debra McDonald Chair the Futures and Marketing Committee, and CW5 (Ret) Dick Scalzo to Chair the 2004 Nominations Committee.
I thought I'd get a quick note off to you all. I'm still in
I got home for Christmas and spent some absolutely wonderful time with the girls. I really miss them a lot. I turned 40 last week and didn't drop dead. When I was in my teens and twenties I never dreamed of getting this far. Funny, I don't feel a day over 39!
Next week I'm heading out of Bogotá for what could be quite a while. I just returned last Tuesday from a week deep in the jungle. I'll heading back in that direction. This time I'll be on a two-man American team working with a Colombian Army Brigade. It should
be pretty interesting. The work schedule will be three weeks in the field (JUNGLE) with four days off back here in Bogotá. What I'll try and do is send you all something when I'm back in Bogotá, but I'll probably not have much use of the internet otherwise. I will be able to send and receive snail mail while I'm in the field, however. My address is CW2 Scott Kirley, USMILGROUP, Bogotá Unit 5139/ PATT APO AA34038-5139. I know some folks have had problems getting parcels and cards, etc. to me, but, hey, every little piece that makes it means a LOT. Also, since I'll be away from civilization, in deepest, darkest "FARC-land," if you're able to send the M&M or
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Snickers kind of sweets, it would be great. (And not to worry, I'm under 170 lbs now. I am a PT hound down here!) I just crave the heck out of good ol'American candy when I'm in the jungle AND, more importantly, the Colombian soldiers and the kids really think it's a treat to get stuff like that.
So, without further adieu, I'll sign off for now. Your friend in the jungle, Scott
We have now identified 40 Army warrant officers living in
Our Association’s National positions are filled through elections, held every two years. The members elected to these offices make up the Board of Directors for the USAWOA. Here is a list of all of the National Offices: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, plus Directors for the Northeast, Southeast, Mid-North, Mid-South and Western Regions. Please contact our Immediate Past President, CW5 (Ret) Dick Scalzo, at if you are interested in running for any of the Chapter and/or National Offices. Completed Nomination Forms and Resumes must reach Home Office by July 12th to be on the ballot.
I want to thank the chapter for renewing my dues for the next year. It has been
a long year for me. We have transferred our Authority to another battalion that
will be replacing us in the coming year. Currently we are packing up our
containers, and they should be heading back to
will be going with the containers as part of the advance party to prep for the
rest of the unit when they convoy back around 15 Feb. The plan now is to have
us back in
have been reading your e-mail, that the chapter will be hosting the national
meeting in 2005. One of the reserve officers that works with me here is
the marketing manager for Desert Diamond Casino, there in
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