MOWW hosts former county councilor

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By Special to the Monitor

Chapter 229 of the Military Order of World Wars in Los Alamos announces that Robert Gibson, a former county councilor, will present a talk on a recent excursion to Tanzania where he and his party climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, visited several East African historic sites and observed many of the region’s wildlife.  
The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the Best Western Hilltop House (third floor) with a short social period and business meeting, followed by dinner. Gibson’s talk begins at about 7:15 p.m. The dinner entrée is chicken cacciatore, pasta and salad. Cost of the dinner is $20 per person.
The MOWW dinner meetings are open to the general public for the dinner and program, or the program only at no cost. Please note that a dinner reservation made is a commitment to the chapter to pay for the reserved dinner(s).
For more information call Lt. Cmdr. Gregg Giesler (AUS retired) chapter commander at 662-5574; or Lt. Col. Norman G. Wilson (USAF retired), chapter adjutant at 662-9544 or send e-mail to NrmWil5@cs.com.
Act of Congress chartered the Military Order of the World Wars in 1919 as a national patriotic organization. The principal objectives of the MOWW are continuing service to the nation, support for the nation’s defense and homeland security policies and patriotic educational opportunity for the nations youth and citizens.
Current youth programs are focused upon annual youth leadership conferences for high school students presented in New Mexico by its related Sunbelt Patriotic Youth Leadership Conferences, Inc.
Current, former and retired federally commissioned officers of all branches of the United States Uniformed Services are eligible for membership in the MOWW.
For more information about MOWW membership, call Giesler or Wilson.