United States Army Warrant Officers Association


Fort Lowell - Apache Chapter


Meeting Minutes –


9 April 2006


The meeting was called to order at 1245 hours by President, CW5R Baiocchetti, with the pledge of Allegiance. The President declared a quorum was present.  The meeting was held at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base Officers Club.


Secretary’s Report:  CW3R Michael Turner


            Report deferred to the May 2006 meeting


Treasurer’s Report:  CW4R Harold Lindamood


           Report deferred to the May 2006 meeting


President's Report:  CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti


            1. CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti welcomed  the attendees to the first All Arizona USAWOA Chapter Meeting and echoed the Western Region Director CW4R Harry Wilson’s remarks


            2. A Set of 4 ROTC Medals was sent to CW5 Ray Skinner P.O. Box 215, Sierra Vista, Ariz. 85636, Arizona Silver Chapter. Check for $49.00 was sent to the Treasurer


            3. Sent a letter of introduction to Captain Niemela Douglas, Senior ArmyJunior ROTC Instructor at  Cholla High School on March 17, 2006


            4. Sent an article to USAWOA – Regarding our chapter ROTC Medals


            5. Due to the public nature of the meeting hall (Sunday brunch), normal chapter officers’ reports are deferred until the 8 May 2006 chapter meeting


Vice President's Report:  CW3R Ron James


            The Vice President was not present to provide his report.


Old Business


1.      Orders for new Chapter shirts should be in and delivered by April 9th

2.      Criteria for application for scholarship were developed by Vinnie & Ron, and website created by Mike for on-line applications to be mailed to President’s house.


New Business


1. GOLF TOURNAMENT- Letters have been sent to 21 organizations asking for their support


            2. CW5R Jim Wynne going to Kuwait for 1 year– Involved with HHMV refurbishing


            3. E-mail sent out to members regarding the saluting of the flag in civilian clothes




     CW3R Joe Gill made a motion that the meeting be adjourned. The motion was seconded by CW3R Art Schmidt and passed by the members present at 1300 hours.



The next meeting of the Ft. Lowell-Apache Chapter will be held at 1800 hours at the Michelangelo Restaurant on May 8, 2006.


Submitted By:


 CW3R Michael Turner


Ft. Lowell-Apache Chapter, USAWOA


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