Thursday, February 28, 2013

MAF Hosts MG Richard Thomas


Date & Time: WEDNESDAY, March 13, 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Place: La Quinta Inn & Suites
1425 E. 27th St., Tacoma 98421
Price:  $13.00 pre-paid by Mar. 8, noon
          $15.00 pre-paid after Mar. 11 
          $20.00 walk-ins/at the door
Information: Janice Hutchins, (253) 627.2175 X100
RSVP:  DUE 12 noon, Mar. 8 (Friday)

 Overview of the Western Regional Medical Command

Speaker: Maj. General Richard Thomas, Commanding General of the Western Regional Medical Command and Chief of the U.S. Army Medical Corps

Maj. Gen. Richard Thomas, M.D., D.D.S, FACS, is the commanding general of the Western Regional Medical Command and Chief of the U.S. Army Medical Corps. He oversees a 20-state region and has command oversight of 11 Military Treatment Facilities in the region, including Madigan Army Medical Center. The region's headquarters is located at JBLM.

Presentation Topic:  An overview of the Western Regional Medical Command and MG Thomas' command mission of overseeing the healthcare delivery process for nearly 400,000 Service members, Retirees and their Family members.

Veteran & Business Program Activities
Veterans mean  Business!!
-Greg Mowat, the Chamber’s Vet & Business Specialist will review the current Chamber activities to encourage, enable, and support Chamber member businesses seeking to provide employment for Veterans, Military spouses,  and members of the Guard & Reserve.
-Mike Tassin, Operation Good Jobs will talk about successes of this highly effective program supporting Veterans in obtaining great employment opportunities.
-Workforce Central will provide information about upcoming plans to bring employers and Veterans together to showcase opportunities for employment
NEXT MEETING: Howard O. Scott Citizen-Soldier Award
                        at the Kiwanis Club of Tacoma
                          Tuesday, April 16, 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
                        La Quinta Inn & Suites
     Keynote Speaker: Major General Bret D. Daugherty, Adjutant General, Washington

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