Military Order of World Wars to host Col. Ted Spain

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By The Staff

The Military Order of World Wars, Chapter 229, will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Los Alamos Research Park, the second floor conference room. The speaker will be COL Ted Spain USA (ret).  
Spain was the Commander of the 18th Military Police Brigade during the invasion of Iraq in March 2003 and the first year of the occupation. He will talk about his personal involvement in the following areas: the invasion plan, weapons of mass destruction, looting in Baghdad, conflict over who was in charge – civilians or the military, opening of Abu Ghraib Prison and Camp Cropper and the standing up the Iraqi Police.
The presentation will start at about 7:15 p.m. The meetings are open to citizens for the dinner and program with RSVP, or the program at no cost. The Hot Rocks Java Café staff will be catering the dinner of Fajitas and appropriate side dishes. Cost of the dinner is $25. RSVP for the dinner by Sunday. Call LTC Gregg Giesler, USA Retired, Chapter Commander, 662-5574 (g.gieslercomputer.org) or Eleanor Pinyan, 672-3750 (depinyan@cybermesa.com).