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August 8, 2014  Dinner Meeting - CAPT Kathryn Beasley USN (Ret) MOAA Deputy Director Government Relations (Health Affairs)
The Greater Dallas Chapter Will Host a Buffet Dinner on Friday, 8 August in Support of the TCC Meeting Being Held in McKinney, TX

CAPT Beasley retired from the U.S. Navy in 2009 after serving 30 years. As a career Navy Nurse Corps officer, she served in a wide variety of staff and leadership positions within the Navy and DoD. She has had assignments serving in large and small military treatment facilities, both stateside and abroad. Her clinical specialties have been in the surgical intensive care and surgical services as well as the ambulatory care areas. Her administrative emphasis has been in the managed care arena, TRICARE operations, and health care operational planning.

CAPT Beasley’s leadership assignments include chief of staff of Naval Healthcare New England; director of Healthcare Operations at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.; chief of staff for the Commanding General for the Multi-Service Market Area at Walter Reed Army Medical Center; and director of planning and support for the Navy Surgeon General.
 
CAPT Beasley is a native of St. Louis. She received her Bachelor of Science in nursing from the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma and a Master of Science in nursing and Master of Science in business administration from Boston College in Chestnut Hill, Mass. She is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. She joined MOAA in September 2009.

Registration and networking will be from 1800 to 1900 and dinner will be from 1900 to 2100.  Our guest speaker, CAPT Kathryn Beasley, USN (Ret), MOAA Deputy Director, Government Relations will provide an update on MOAA’s top legislative issues for 2014. 

Plan to attend.  Meet the many new members who have joined the North Texas Satellite Chapter as well as MOAA members from chapters across the state. 

ALL RESERVATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1 AUGUST AS SEATING IS LIMITED.

Mail your reservation coupon to MOAA-GDC Programs, PO Box 7692, Dallas, TX 75209-0692; email Dave Schafer at moaaschafer@att.net; call Dave Schafer at 214-577-4107; or reserve online.
You can even pay by
PayPal.

Location:  TPC at Craig Ranch Golf Club, 8000 Collin McKinney Pkwy, McKinney TX 75070

Menu:  Burgers, BBQ Chicken, tossed salad, potato salad, cole slaw, fresh fruit, baked cookies

Cost:  $30 per person 

Payment: Pay at the door:  cash or check payable to ‘MOAA-GDC’.

Pay in advance:  Send check payable to ‘MOAA-GDC’ to MOAA-GDC, PO Box 7692, Dallas, TX 75209-0692

Note that we have reserved a block of rooms at the La Quinta Inn in McKinney for out of town members attending the TCC meeting.  You can take advantage of these rooms if you want to stay in the area and attend the TCC Legislative meeting on Saturday morning, 8/9.  The La Quinta Inns and Suites McKinney is located at 6501 Henneman Way, McKinney, Texas 75070 about 1.5 miles from TCP at Craig Ranch Golf Club.

CALL 1-972-908-2370 for reservations – Mention: Military Officers Association of America for a special rate of $77.00 per night plus tax.  To receive this special rate you must make your reservations by 07/18/2014NOTE THAT IF YOU CANCEL AFTER 7/18 YOU WILL BE CHARGED ONE ROOM NIGHT PLUS TAX.  If you think you might have to cancel at the last minute, you can make reservations on line for the Military Rate of $87.12 plus tax or the Senior/AARP/AAA Rate of $89.10 plus tax.  These rates allow you to cancel by 6PM on 8 August.  Breakfast is included with the room for all rates.

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Our May 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.
CAPT Beasley retired from the U.S. Navy in 2009 after serving 30 years. As a career Navy Nurse Corps officer, she served in a wide variety of staff and leadership positions within the Navy and DoD. She has had assignments serving in large and small military treatment facilities, both stateside and abroad. Her clinical specialties have been in the surgical intensive care and surgical services as well as the ambulatory care areas. Her administrative emphasis has been in the managed care arena, TRICARE operations, and health care operational planning.
 


 

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