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April 22, 2014  Luncheon Meeting - Speaker - Dub Gillum

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Dub Gillum is a Senior Trooper with the Texas Department of Public Safety. He currently serves as the Public Information & Safety Education Officer and the Emergency Management Coordinator in the Texas Highway Patrol. He has been stationed in Granbury for the past 24 years.


Trooper Gillum Graduated form the University of Texas with a Business Communications degree. He holds a Master Peace Officer Certification, and is a Certified Police Instructor.


Trooper Gillum enjoys teaching Police Officers and Citizens in the State of Texas about many different aspects of Safety and Education Programs such as Drug and Alcohol Awareness, Traffic Safety, Occupant Protection and Police Officer Survival. He has been awarded the Purple Heart for wounds suffered during a routine traffic stop.  The driver fired 8 shots striking Trooper Gillum on the face, leg and arm resulting in massive trauma to his head, face and eye.

Dub has been happily married for 27 years to his wife Karen, and has two beautiful daughters.

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The Park City Club  5956 Sherry Lane, Dallas, TX, 75225
17th Floor  Dallas, Texas 75225

Directions from Dallas North Tollway

From the North - Heading south towards Northwest Highway: Exit Northwest Hwy and keep straight onto local road(s)  Turn LEFT (East) onto Northwest Hwy  Turn RIGHT (South) onto Douglas Ave   Turn RIGHT (West) onto Sherry Lane

From the South - Heading North towards of Lovers Lane: Lovers Lane Exit, Road name changes to Lomo Alto Drive, Turn RIGHT (East) onto Sherry Lane.

Parking Information

The parking entrance is on the South side of the street and at the West side of the building. You enter and take a ticket from the automated machine; drive up ramps to the second or upper levels and park at any available space [the first level is generally full or reserved]. There are signs to the parking elevator which you take down to the lobby level and then change to the building elevators; go to the 17th floor [club] and ask the person at the desk for the MOAA luncheon room. Remember to get your  parking ticket validated.


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5 Star Chapter

This unit was established in October 1967. Membership is open to any retired, active duty, former or reserve officer, including Warrant Officers, and widows of uniformed officers.


Our March newsletter is now available. If you are not receiving the newsletter and would like to receive, email LtCol David Schafer USAF Retired VP Membership MOAA-GDC

For past newsletters, please visit our Newsletter section.

2014 Luncheon meetings are scheduled for February 25, April 22, June 24, August 26, October 28.  Our annual December Gala is scheduled for the 2nd week in December with date to be announced.

The MOAA-GDC Executive Committee typically meets the third Saturday in January, March, May, July, September, and November at 9AM.  All Members and Auxiliary are welcome to attend and to observe the meeting. For more information please contact a member of the Executive Committee.

Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission continues to solicit input. MOAA members need to add comments also. This is shaping up to be the next big battle and we need to provide that One Powerful Voice to fight for our current and future service members. To send in your comments go to www.mcrmc.gov and click on Comments. See our January newsletter available at our website for more information.

Rally for Veterans, August 2014 - The MOAA Texas Council of chapters have voted to organize and sponsor a "Rally for Veterans" at a hotel in the North Dallas area in early August.  We will be the Host chapter and have the primary responsibility for developing a plan and coordinating the event.  See March newsletter for more information.

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