Sunday, October 18 2015 Luncheon Speaker -
Navy Captain Steven Cole - USN
RSVP now for a catered barbeque picnic at beautiful
White Rock Lake with a fantastic speaker, Officers Election and ROTC Award Recipients.
We are so honored to have our long awaited Dynamic
guest speaker Navy Captain Steven Cole who is a
member of our chapter and who is the son of
Navy Captain Ben Cole. Steven is just back from
Afghanistan and will be speaking at our Sunday,
October 18 picnic at White Rock Lake at 2:30 PM.
Captain Steven Cole has served as Commanding Officer
for various intelligence units, as senior advisor to
high level positions in Iraq and Afghanistan, and
varied jobs in the corporate world.
He was a Regional Operations & Sales Manager of Sony
Corp., Sr. Vice President and Controller for the
Dallas Postal Credit Union, and Rockwell
International as financial director, auditor,
special investigations, manager-contracts & pricing,
and subcontract management.
He was subject matter expert for training and
curriculum development to the Iraqi Baghdad Police
Academy and the Iraqi National Investigations and
Information Agency. (NIIA); He worked for AutoNation
as Inventory manager/process shared service center.
With the U.S. Navy' support to Operation Enduring
Freedom, he served most recently as the Senior
Advisor and Team Lead for the Afghan Ministry of
Interior, Inspector General.
He has engaged duty as a NCIS Agent regarding U.S.
Navy Criminal Investigative Services (NCIS) cold
case resolution, NCIS Protection/Counter
Intelligence Team Leader, Counter Intelligence –
North Iraq, and as an NCIS Fraud Investigator;
conducting audits of financial institutions
regarding identity theft and NCIS Personal Security
Officer to the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO).
Reserve duty has found this intelligence officer as
Deputy Commander at Sea for the International
piracy/maritime law enforcement Task Force off the
Somalia coast and judicial process advisory for Rule
of Law within the Afghan judicial system.
His most recent position in Afghanistan was for the
U.S. Navy, Operation Enduring Freedom 2014-2015. He
served as Senior Advisor and Team Lead, Afghan
Ministry of Interior, Inspector General.
At present he works at Southern Methodist University
as the SMU|Guildhall Deputy Director and adjunct
Instructor regarding Advanced Interviewing
Techniques, Human Behavioral Pattern Analysis, and
Advanced Situational Awareness. The topic of his
speech will be "Not Everything You Read is the
Truth!" He will be sharing his experiences from his
last tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and making a plea
to MOAA to consolidate our ability to speak for the
voters who care about the U.S. military personnel
and their families.
This definitely is an event that you won't want to
miss. Please mark your calendars to hear our very
special speaker, enjoy a picnic catered by Sonny
Bryan’s Smokehouse and the view at White Rock Lock,
one Dallas’ hidden gems. There are picnic tables,
but you may wish to bring your own lawn chairs.
Please get your reservations in by Wednesday,
October, 14 before the picnic for our final count.
Lake Map, Directions and
Directions to Picnic Area at White
From Garland Road either southwest or northeast to
Winstead Drive (next to 7-Eleven) go North. Turn right
onto White Rock Road. Turn left onto W. Lawther Drive
at the stop sign. W. Lawther Drive splits at Williamson
Road. Follow Lawther Drive to the right and go under
the railroad bridge. Turn again at first right. Look
for the T.P. Hill sign on the right and turn right.
East Mockingbird Lane either east or west and turn onto
Williamson Road heading South. Follow Williamson Road until
reaching W. Lawther Drive. Turn left onto W. Lawther Drive
and go under the railroad bridge. W. Lawther Drive splits.
Look for the T.P. Hill sign on the right and turn right.
The boat house will be on the right and our picnic area on
the left next to the children’s play area. Click on map image for a larger map and
Watch the signs for one way and drive past the boat house to
the parking lot. Click here for a
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MOAA-GDC Programs, PO Box 515495, Dallas, TX 75251
more information or to make a phone reservation contact Dave
Schafer at (214) 577-4107or
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