Monthly Joint Service Academy Business Mixers (JSABM)
JSABMs are open to all service academy graduates and are held on the second Tuesday of the month from 5:30 to 8 PM. Please contact Jess Posey (USNA 1983) at firstname.lastname@example.org or joint the JSABM LinkedIn Group for further information and announcements.
2017 AFASW Memorial Ceremony
WHEN: 24 May 2017, 1630
WHERE: Air Force Memorial, 1 Air Force Memorial Drive, Arlington, VA 22204
POC: Beth Dunn (email@example.com)
Ladies and Gentlemen - Please join fellow USAFA graduates and supporters in a memorial ceremony recognizing all the Air Force Academy graduates and cadets who have passed away during the past year. Additionally, since May 24 is the graduation date for the class of 2017, we will welcome them to the Long Blue Line. The ceremony will last about one hour and the uniform of the day is the recommended dress. Parking on site is limited but additional parking is available adjacent to Arlington Cemetery along South Southgate Rd and the Pentagon metro stop is convenient.
2017 Service Academies Global Summit
WHEN: 14-16 June 2017
WHERE: Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
Notable USAFA Grad Speakers and Attendees
The purpose of the Service Academies Global Summit (SAGS) is to “develop, inspire and promote Fellowship, Leadership/Professional Development and Service for the “super-community” of graduates worldwide from the five U.S. Service Academies.
1) Lt. Gen. Michelle Johnson (USAFA ’81), 19th Superintendent of the U.S. Air Force Academy
2) GEN (Ret.) Norton A. Schwartz (USAFA ’73), President & CEO, Business Executives for National Security; former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force
3) Major General (Ret.) Sharon K. G. Dunbar (USAFA ’82), VP of Human Resources, General Dynamics Mission Systems
4) BG (Ret.) Dana Born (USAFA ’83), Faculty Chair, Senior Executive Fellows Program, Harvard Kennedy School of Government; Former Dean of the Faculty, U.S. Air Force Academy
5) Mr. William “T” Thompson (USAFA ’73), President and CEO, Association of Graduates, U.S. Air Force Academy
6) Dr. Chris Howard (USAFA ’91), President, Robert Morris University
7) Mr. Joel “Thor” Neeb (USAFA ’99), President, Afterburner
8) Ms. Trier Bryant (USAFA ’06), Head of University Recruiting, Twitter
9) Mr. Andrew Kemendo (USAFA ‘08), Founder and CEO, Pair
10) Mr. Anshul Arora (India), Founder and CEO, Edvance Group; Global Expert on Early Childhood and K-12 Education
Among the Speakers in the Summit’s Career Workshop:
1) Mr. Chad Losee, Managing Director of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid, Harvard Business School
2) Ms. Alaina Love, Creator of The Passion Profiler; Former Global Executive Director of Human Resources for Merck
3) Dr. Joseph McCarthy, Former Senior Associate Dean and Director of Degree Programs at Harvard Kennedy School
4) Ms. Lauren Murphy, Director, Career & Professional Development, Harvard Business School
Commander-in-Chief Trophy Open Reception
WHEN: 1 May 2017, 1600-1800
WHERE: Dirksen Senate Building, 2nd St NE, Washington, DC 20002
Celebrate the team’s visit to the White House on the following day. It is capped at 400 people (and registration is required) so we should encourage graduates to register ASAP. USAFA leadership and the team with coaches will be attending the event. Should be a great week to celebrate the Academy and the football team!
National Transportation Week Gala at Mt Vernon by the National Defense Transportation Association’s (NDTA) DC Chapter
WHEN: 21 May 2017, 1700-2000, 5 PM for cocktails and 6 PM for Dinner
WHERE: 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121
REGISTER (Deadline 12 May): http://afasw.us14.list-manage.com/track/click?u=efbd80691876462f4db6aba2a&id=4930d62ba3&e=7eadedb404
Cost: Includes appetizers, salad, dinner, desert and two drink tickets
$73 for GS13/O-4 and below, A35 members and industry equivalents
$88 for Civilians, Industry, GS14/O-5 and above
Attire: Smart Casual
Click below to sign up, donate or sponsor
USAFA AOG NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION GRADUATE NETWORKING SOCIAL - Full details to follow
WHAT: SAVE THE DATE NOTICE - This social will be in conjunction with the 11-12 May 2017 Service Academy Career Conference (SACC). Details to follow
WHEN: 10 May 2017, 5:30 - 8:30 PM
Service Academy Career Conference (SACC) in Washington DC
WHEN: 11-12 May 2017
WHERE: Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA
Administered and supported by the Alumni Associations and Association of Graduates of the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Coast Guard Academy and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, this is the only job fair exclusively for service academy alumni.
An Evening with Four Tuskegee Airmen - AFASW Quarterly Event
Calling all USAFA graduates and supporters! You won't want to miss this opportunity to meet four Tuskegee Airmen for an in-depth question and answer session on the rooftop of The Warner Building overlooking Washington DC and the Washington Memorial! These living legends are a dwindling national treasure and we are honored they will be attending our 17 May Quarterly Event, open to graduates of all service academies and their guests.
WHAT: AF Academy Society of Washington DC Quarterly Event (open to graduates and supporters of all service/military academies and their guests). Hosted by GE with a Question and Answer session with Tuskegee Airmen Col (ret) Charles McGee, Mr. Major Anderson, Mr. William Fauntroy, and Mr. Walter Robinson
WHEN: 17 May, 4:30 to 6PM COST: Free DRESS: Business Casual
WHERE: The Warner Building rooftop, 1299 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, (physical location is on E St between 12th and 13th Streets) Washington, DC 20004
PARKING: Very limited public parking in the area as parking lots fill quickly with those having monthly contracts. It is best to ride the metro to Metro Center Stop or take a taxi.
NOTE: Please bring a form of identification with you to the event. If you are in the Executive Branch, a Political Appointee or a member of the Military you are required to gain agency approval to attend this event. Please read the full details in the Ethics letter on the RSVP link. Absent this approval, you will be required to pay the fair market value for the food and refreshments. Please provide confirmation via email to Steve Newbold (firstname.lastname@example.org) that your Designated Agency Ethics Officer (DAEO) concurs that this event qualifies as a Widely Attended Gathering.
POC: Chris Hauth, email@example.com, C) 609-218-9916
Wounded Airman Cycling Challenge
WHEN: 20 May 2017
WHERE: CycleBar | Premium Indoor Cycling | Arlington, VA
Fundraiser to support Wounded Airmen and Family Programs
To Fundraise and Register for ride, visit www.afa.org/wacc
For corporate sponsorship opportunities, contact Fred Ullman (firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-841-0479)
Celebrate Founder's Day! - Golf on 21 April & Dinner on 22 April
7th Annual Golf Tournament
WHEN: 21 April, 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
WHERE: 4442 W. Perimeter Rd, Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762
POC: Jim Thompson, email@example.com
Details and RSVP at http://www.cvent.com/d/g5qm6k
Founder’s Day Dinner
WHEN: 22 April, 6 to 10 PM
WHERE: The Tower Club, 8000 Towers Crescent Dr #1700, Vienna, VA 22182
SPEAKER: Former Secretary of the USAF, Michael Wynne
POC: Lt Col (ret) Beth Dunn, firstname.lastname@example.org
Details and RSVP at http://www.cvent.com/d/65qmm5
Military Officer Job Fair - 1 December 2016
WHEN: 1 December 2016, 0900-1230
WHERE: 1700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202
The West Point Society of DC invites your alumni seeking civilian employment to attend the December 1st Military Officer Job Fair and meet face-to-face with dozens of top employers seeking military officer talent!
This first-class event will be held from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, Virginia. It is free and open to all transitioning and former military officers across all commissioning sources and branches of service.
Officer job seekers are encouraged to pre-register for this event via www.WestPointJobFair.com. The job fair flier is attached. If you have questions, contact Carl Savino, the event organizer, atWPSDC@CareerServices@gmail.com.
GUY C. SWAN III '76
Lieutenant General, U.S. Army, Retired
West Point Society of DC
Office: 703-907-2626 | Mobile: 571-278-1757
email@example.com | www.wpsdc.org
2016 Falcon Football Watch Parties
Air Force Academy football fans:
We in invite all graduates in the Washington DC Metropolitan area to join us every weekend to watch and support our great Air Force Academy Football team at the Front Page in Ballston VA (info below).
This is your chance to see other Air Force alums you haven't seen in a while, catch up, and support our Air Force football team. Families are welcome
What: Watch the Air Force Fighting Falcons vs every game during the season
Where: (The Front Page in Ballston) 4201 Wilson Blvd Arlington, VA 22230 (its located behind the Ballston Metro Station)
Who: All grads, families, and friends are welcomed!
When: See Schedule Below
AFASW 3rd Annual Baseball Outing
Time: Wednesday, September 14, 4:05pm
Place: 1500 S Capitol St SE, Washington, DC 20003
Join Your Fellow USAFA Graduates!
Watch the Washington Nationals celebrate Air Force Day and take on the New York Mets
For only $31 you can sit with your fellow Zoomies in these covered Mezzanine seats.
Price even includes a $6 Concession credit!
Buy your tickets via the AFASW website
Reserve seats today for you and your family!
Space is limited
For details contact Beth Dunn, firstname.lastname@example.org
Military Officer Career Networking Night
Time: Thurs, Sept 8, 2016, 1830-2130
Place: Army Navy Country Club, Arlington, VA, 1700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202
Organized courtesy of our friends, the West Point Society of DC and Carl Savino, email@example.com
The next West Point Society of DC (WPSDC)-sponsored Military Officer Career Networking Night will be
held from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm on Thursday, September 8 at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, VA.
This event is open to all military officers in career transition. Don’t miss this excellent opportunity to hear transition experts offer advice on how to conduct a successful job search. It’s also a great way to informally talk with companies that are hiring now! Business attire recommended. Bring copies of your resume.
6:30 to 7:00 pm – Informal Job Networking
7:00 to 8:00 pm – Presentations + Q&A
8:00 to 8:15 pm – Job Announcements
8:15 to 9:30 pm – Informal Job Networking
Joan M. Sherman — netWORKshops
Dave Willard — Stillwater Human Capital
Tony Palm — Tony Palm & Associates
Dress: Business suit is recommended. Duty uniform is also fine.
Who should attend? Any military officer in career transition, regardless of commissioning source or branch of service.
Food and Beverages: Coffee, tea, and sodas.
Should I bring a resume? Yes.
Location: 1700 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202; for directions, visit www.ancc.org; phone: (703) 521-6800
Cost: $20 (cash or check) payable at the door.
Questions? E-mail Carl Savino, the event organizer, at WPSDC.CareerServices@gmail.com
AFASW Quarterly Mentorship/Networking Event
What: AFA Society of Washington DC first-ever Quarterly Mentorship/Networking Event
When: 4 November 2:00 to 3:30
Cost: Free, but there is limited seating, so please RSVP with Chris Hauth, firstname.lastname@example.org
Attendees: Service Academy graduates
Where: Lockheed Martin’s Fighter Demonstration Center, 2121 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA, 22202
Dress: Uniform of the day; business casual
Food and drinks: Yes
2:00-3:30 - Networking / Food-Drinks / Cockpit demonstrators
2:30 - Introduction by AFASW President, Alex Granados; Speaker Lt Gen (ret) Steve Mueller. Gen Mueller retired as the Inspector General of the USAF and he is currently the Vice President of USAF Programs at Lockheed Martin
- If you have not been receiving the USAFA AOG e-mails on upcoming events please send the AOG (whether you are a member or not) your current e-mail, name and class year to AOG@AOGUSAFA.ORG or call them at (719) 472-0300.
- Please check out the AFASW.org for other events, including the 5 November USAFA vs Army football game, which will be shown at The Front Page in Ballston, 4201 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22230, starting at 1200.
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USAFA Endowment Discussion 2016
Time: Thurs, 28 July 2016, 1800
Place: The Front Page in Ballston, 4201 Wilson Blvd Arlington, VA 22230 (its located behind the Ballston Metro Station) (703) 248-9990
The Air Force Academy Society of Washington DC (AOG DC Chapter) cordially invites you to hear representatives of the Air Force Academy Endowment discuss all of the great things that our Air Force Academy Endowment is doing for our Academy. During the meeting, the Society will be present the Endowment with a donation comprised of the funds collected during our Founder's Day golf tournament. Please join us and catch up with you fellow Air Force Academy graduates.
2016 Commander's Trophy Golf Tournament
Time: Monday, 18 July, 0830
Place: Westfields Golf Course, 13940 Balmoral Greens Ave, Clifton, VA 20124
Reminder that the Commanders' Trophy tournament will be played Monday, July 18th at Westfields GC in Clifton, VA. Cost is $110 which includes golf, cart, and lunch. Shotgun start at 0830. Registration will start around 0700. The format is 4-ball (two person teams) match play over 18 holes with full handicap against either an Army or Navy grad team. AF proceeds go to the Falcon Pride fund.
Time to start looking for a teammate. Or I'll assign you one. Several have said its on their calendar.
I need confirmation NLT Thursday, July 14th as I have to turn-in guaranteed numbers on Friday, July 15th.
Jim East (email@example.com)
2016 AFASW Memorial Ceremony
Time: Thursday, 2 June 2016, 1630
Place: Air Force Memorial, 1 Air Force Memorial Drive, Arlington, VA 22204
Ladies and Gentlemen - this is your reminder that the Air Force Academy of Washington DC will conduct a Memorial Ceremony commemorating all Air Force Academy graduates and cadets who passed away during the past year.
You are invited to the 9th annual Air Force Academy Society of Washington Memorial Ceremony to be held at the Air Force Memorial in Arlington, VA, at 4:30 PM on Thursday, June 2, 2016. The ceremony will recognize all the Air Force Academy graduates and cadets who have passed away during the past year. Plus, since June 2 is the graduation date of the class of 2016, we will welcome them to the Long Blue Line. The ceremony will last about one hour and the uniform of the day is the recommended dress. Parking on site is limited but additional parking is available adjacent to Arlington Cemetery along South Southgate Rd and the Pentagon metro stop is convenient. Here is a link to the Air Force Memorial website