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OCTOBER 28TH LUNCHEON MEETING SPEAKER - ALAN C. LOWE,
DIRECTOR GEORGE W. BUSH PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

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ALAN C. LOWE, DIRECTOR GEORGE W. BUSH PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM

Alan C. Lowe obtained his B.A. and M.A. in history at the University of Kentucky. In 1989, Lowe joined the staff of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California as an archivist. In 1992, he moved to the Office of Presidential Libraries at the National Archives in Washington, D.C., where he helped to oversee the Presidential libraries located throughout the nation. During part of that time, he served as interim Director of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library in Hyde Park, New York. From 2003 to 2009, Lowe served as the founding Executive Director of the Howard Baker, Jr. Center for Public Policy at the University of Tennessee. In April 2009, Lowe began serving as Director of the George W. Bush Presidential Library.

Mr. Lowe will be speaking about the history of Presidential Libraries, the purpose that Presidential Libraries serve in preserving history, the relationship the George W. Bush Presidential Library has with the Dallas, Fort Worth area and his experiences throughout the Presidential Library system that led him to being selected as the director of the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. 

Use the reservation coupon or reserve online.  You can even pay by PayPal.

You can also mail the Reservation coupon to MOAA-GDC Programs, PO Box 7692, Dallas, TX 75209-0692 or email Dave Schafer moaaschafer@att.net.   You may also call Dave at 214-577-4107 for more information or to make a phone reservation.

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.


VETERANS DAY PARADE NOVEMBER 11, 2014
DOWNTOWN DALLAS

 

MOAA-GDC will be manning a “deuce and a half” and needs some members to take a ride in the parade.  Contact LtCol Paul Pfrommer 214-358-1110 or CAPT Ben Cole 972-669-0619 to reserve a seat on the float.

 

The Veterans Day parade will be in downtown Dallas. It will be on TUESDAY, November 11th, with massing of the colors and the 11th hour (11:00 AM) ceremony in front of City Hall. The parade will commence following the official ceremony (approximately 1 hour). The route will start at Reunion Arena, will proceed north on Houston Street, east on Main Street, south on Ervay Street, west on Young Street, south on Akard Street and pass in review in front of City Hall.

 

The parade route is similar to prior years. After passing in review, parade units will turn south on Ervay and disperse south of City Hall.

 

Military vehicles and equipment, veterans organizations, civic and corporate displays will be available for viewing at 9:30 AM in front of City Hall and will be dismantled after the parade.

 

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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 October 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
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For past newsletters, please visit our Newsletter section.

2014 Luncheon meetings are scheduled for February 25, April 22, June 24, August 8 (Dinner Meeting) and 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.
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