Ladies and Shipmates, We are fast approaching our
next reunion in Las Cruces, NM. By now you have received all the
information on the reunion. I hope that everyone will find it to their
liking and join us for a great time. In the last bulletin I outlined a
number of goals that your Board of Governors were going to be working
on. I am pleased to report to you that they have completed action on all
of those goals and two additional ones as outlined below:
The association was incorporated in the State of Delaware on
April 3, 2002.
The NNWA website is up and running. www.navynucweps.com
The business card with membership information on the back has
Terms of office have been established for Board members and are
included in the new by-laws.
Revised the by-laws and they are included in this newsletter for
your review. They will be voted on by the attending membership at the
Las Cruces meeting. (Go to the
Membership has increased by approximately 12%, which exceeded our
A PAO release was developed and sent to some 34 Magazines and
A NNWA decal has been designed and is available for purchase.
As you see your Board of Governors has been very
active since the last reunion and they deserve a well-earned pat on the
back. Chuck Weber deserves a special well done for his leadership in
getting the Incorporation of the association completed and in such a
short time. BRAVO ZULU Chuck.
I'm pleased to announce that Paulette (Osborne) Picoult, from McAlester,
will host the 2003 reunion in Branson, Mo. She will be assisted by
"The McAlester Crew" Lavon Dyer, Ike Eisenhauer, Jim
Featherston, Lawrence Johnson, and Roy (Ozzie) Osborne. Paulette will
provide a overview of the plans at our next meeting in Las Cruces.
I hope to see you all in Las
IN LAS CRUCES, NM
24-29 SEPTEMBER 20002
Information has been mailed
Bill & Nina Grizzard and Mike
and Joyce Seitz
we honor those who made the supreme sacrifice and pay tribute to them
that we may live in the greatest Nation on earth, may we also remember
their loved ones in our prayers. Also let us all be preayerful
for members of our Armed Forces who stand on the front line in defense
of our Country and freedom throughout the world.
pray God will richly bless each of us as we pause to give thanks for
His love, blessings and many privileges we enjoy. It is my hope
that our association members will offer a special prayer for those who
have joined the Staff of the Supreme Commander since our last
reunion. TOM BEST and SPARKIE HAUKEREID. May God bless
their loved ones, comfort them and provide their every need. May
God bless America and our leaders