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Midwest Chapter’s Annual Report

Here is the 2014 Midwest Chapter’s Annual Report.

Activities:
– Re-elected Gary Knighton as the Chapter Secretary/Treasurer
– Held several luncheons throughout the year
– Held one formal meetings during the year (the summer meeting was planned but got cancelled)
– Sponsored a hole for the WP Chief Group’s Golf Tournaments
– supported the Little Angels Fundraiser event
– Acknowledged the 4 AFMC’s Outstanding Munitions Performers for 2013

Members in good standing:
– Mark Gossett – President
– Don Myers – Vice President
– Gary Knighton – Secretary/Treasurer
– Harvey Ridenoure
– Billie Campbell
– Kevin Haldeman

Our ending account balance for 2014 is “available upon request”.

Projected 2014 activities:
– Hold several luncheons
– Hold Two membership meetings
– Support the AFMC’s 2014 Outstanding Munitions Performers
– Support the WP AFB Chiefs Group Golf Tournament
– Hold President elections

Have a great New Year.

Thanks

Mark ‘Goose’ Gossett

IYA AMMO YAS

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2013 Midwest Chapter’s annual report

Here is the 2013 Midwest Chapter’s annual report.

Activities:
– Re-elected Don Myers as the Chapter Vice President
– Held several luncheons throughout the year
– Held two formal meetings during the year
– Sponsored a hole for the WP Chief Group’s Golf Tournaments
– Acknowledged the 4 AFMC’s Outstanding Munitions Performers for 2012
Members in good standing:
– Mark Gossett – President
– Don Myers – Vice President
– Gary Knighton – Secretary/Treasurer
– Harvey Ridenoure
– Billie Campbell
– Kevin Haldeman

Our ending account balance for 2013 is (available upon request)

Projected 2014 activities:
– Hold several luncheons
– Hold Two membership meetings
– Support the AFMC’s 2013 Outstanding Munitions Performers
– Support the WP AFB Chiefs Group Golf Tournament
– Hold Secretary/Treasurer Elections

Have a great New Year.
Thanks

Mark ‘Goose’ Gossett
IYA AMMO YAS

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Midwest Chapter News

Activities:
–          Re-elected Gary Knighton as Secretary/Treasure
–          We held several lunch get togethers
–          Held two formal meetings  during the year
–          Sponsored a hole for Air Force Sergeants local chapter  and WP Chief Group Golf Tournaments
–          Acknowledged the 4 AFMC’s Outstanding Munitions Performers for 2010
Members in good standing:
–          Mark Gossett – President
–          Don Myers – Vice President
–          Gary Knighton –  Secretary/Treasurer
–          Harvey Ridenoure
–          Billie Campbell
–          Butch Paskewitz
Projected CY2012 activities:
–          Hold several luncheons
–          Two membership meetings
–          Support the AFMC’s 2011 Outstanding Munitions Performers
–          Support either the WP AFB Chiefs Group and the Air Force Sergeants  Golf Tournament
–          Elect/Reelect President
–          Support 2012 ACA Reunion

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Elections for the Ammo Chiefs Association

Gentlemen: The term of office of all the ACA Officers expires December 31st; elections for a four (4) year term of office will be held October 1st to October 22nd. Nominations are now open until September 27th. We encourage each of you to consider serving the ACA over the coming four years! Duties of the officers can be found in the ACA Constitution (attached).

The following positions must be filled (current incumbents noted): President (Darrell Beasley); Vice-President (Rich Pennington); Treasurer (Danny Bridges); Secretary (Fred O’Hern); Chief @ Arms (Tom Zima; Directors @ Large (Mark Gossett, John Cecere, Dwight Howard, Bart Ivy).

Please submit nominations to the Election Committee (Darrell, Rich, or Fred) not later than September 27th; individuals nominated must be annual Ammo Chief Members in good standing (i.e. dues paid for 2011) or Ammo Chief Life Members. A current Membership Roll of Ammo Chief Members in good standing is attached for your convenience.

Fred O’Hern, ACA Secretary IYA Ammo YAS

PS- If you are not on the attached list and wish to be nominated or to vote; send $25 to ACA; 6046 SW 98 Loop, Ocala, FL, 34476

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50th Anniversary

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1 December 2009 is the Golden Anniversary of the rank of Chief Master Sergeant. The Chief’s of Wright-Patterson along with the Wright- Patt Chief’s Group are holding a celebration to recognize the event. The event will be held at the National Museum of the United States Air Force on 1 December 2009 and the guest speaker is CMSAF #5 Robert D. Gaylor. Tickets for the event are $50.00 per person and I anticipate them going on sale 1 June. Initial offering will be open to only Chief’s and their guests. If you are interested and want more information or if your organization or company is interested in being a sponsor for this historical event please contact Mark Gossett at MGossett@Prodigy.net.

P.S. The above emblem was designed for the event by Silver Towne Mint of Winchester Indiana

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State of the Chapter Report – MidWest Chapter

ALL,

Here is the 2008 State of the Chapter Report for the Midwest Chapter:

– In 2008 we conducted two membership meetings, Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter.  All had a great time.

– We also had several luncheon meetings throughout the year.

– We paid recognition to the HQ AFMC AMMO 2007 top performers.  Each received a certificate and ACA Midwest Chapter Coin.

– We held our Secretary/Treasurer election and Gary Knighton was elected with his term starting 1 Jan 09.

– One of our chapter participants, Butch Paskewitz, moved to Robins AFB. . 

– We started the year with $438.00, collected no dues, donated $100.00 to the annual Chief’s Group Golf outing leaving the end of year with $338.00. 

In CY2009 we’ll have our normal two meeting with the dates TDB.

We also anticipate having several luncheons.

We once again recognize the 2008 outstanding AFMC AMMO top performers

We’ll be supporting the Annual Chiefs Group’s Golf event as well as the Chief’s Stripe 50th Anniversary  on 1 Dec.

That is it for now.

Have a great AMMO day!

Thanks

Mark C Gossett

President, Midwest Chapter

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