Tag: Veterans Affairs

HMAC Monthly Luncheon Recap – April 13, 2017

Speaker and Meeting Recap: The speaker for the April, 13, 2017 HMAC Monthly Luncheon was Ivan Hammond. Ivan Hammond was assigned to the 5th Marine Division during WWII. Mr. Hammond spoke to attendees about his experiences Marine Corps. experiences during WWII and Iwo Jima. Photo Gallery Click on the image below to view the event […]

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HMAC Monthly Luncheon Recap – March 9, 2017

Speaker and Meeting Recap The speaker for the March 9, 2017 HMAC Monthly Luncheon was Commander Andrew Ring. Commander Ring spoke about the class fast attack submarine USS Houston. USS Houston (SSN 713) was decommissioned during a ceremony held at Deterrent Park at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor after 33 years of service. Photo Gallery Click on […]

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HMAC Monthly Luncheon March 9, 2017

The Houston Military Affairs Committee (HMAC) invites members and non-members to attend our Monthly Luncheon on Thursday, March 9, 2017. The March speaker will be the U.S. Navy. Tickets are $21 and can be paid online by clicking here, or at the door on the day of the event. Date: March 9, 2017 Time: 11:30 […]

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HMAC Monthly Luncheon Recap – January 2017

Speaker and Meeting Recap The speaker for the January 12, 2016 HMAC Monthly Luncheon was Major Jacob O. Gray of the United States Marine Corps. Major Gray is the Commanding Officer, Recruiting Station Houston, for the 8th Marine Corps. District, Marine Corps. Recruiting Command. Biography Jacob O. Gray completed Platoon Leaders Course at Officer Candidate […]

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HMAC Monthly Luncheon Recap – October 2016

Speaker and Meeting Recap In celebration of Navy Week, the speaker for the October 17, 2016 HMAC Monthly Luncheon was Rear Admiral Thomas E. Ishee. Rear Admiral Ishee is the Deputy Commander, Joint Functional Component Command (JFCC) for Global Strike. Biography Born in Mobile, Alabama, and raised in Danielsville, Georgia, Rear Adm. Thomas Ishee graduated […]

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HMAC Monthly Luncheon Recap – June 2015

Speaker and Meeting Recap The speaker for the June 11, 2015 HMAC Monthly Luncheon was Maj. Gen. James E. Livingston, USMC (Ret.), Medal of Honor recipient. Biography Major General James E. Livingston, a Medal of Honor recipient, retired on 1 September 1995, following over 33 continuous years on active duty in the United States Marine […]

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HMAC Monthly Luncheon Recap – March 2011

Speaker and Meeting Recap: Our speaker for this month was Staff Sergeant Danial LISARELLI, Public Affairs Specialist, USAR. Present Assignment: 1st Brigade, 75th BCT Division, Houston, TX. He spoke about his book, The Last Prison, The Untold Story of Camp Groce CSA, Universal Publishers, 1999. When Lisarelli discovered that Union prisoners of war from the […]

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HMAC Monthly Luncheon Recap – February 2011

Speaker and Meeting Recap: Our speaker was Petty Officer First Class John Stone, a Houston Naval Reservist, who recently did a tour of duty in Iraq. In civilian life, he is a professional photographer which gave him a uniquely bifurcated view of the Global War on Terror, GWOT, and drew him into many ad hoc […]

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HMAC Monthly Luncheon Recap – January 2011

Speaker and Meeting Recap: Our speaker was LTC Keith Sylvia, LG, USA, Commander, Defense Logistics Agency Americas East, Houston, TX. LTC Sylvia is a Colonel Select and has been selected for Senior College. LG is his branch -Logistics Branch.          

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HMAC Monthly Luncheon Recap – December 2010

Speaker and Meeting Recap: Our meeting featured representatives of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force recruiting commands who spoke about recruiting efforts in the Greater Houston Area. We learned the typical recruit’s qualifications, what specialties the services need, and the answers all those questions you wished you asked your recruiter.       […]

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