Wednesday, June 12, 2013

June 2013 Meeting

Returned & Services League of Australia
Washington Sub-Branch
1601 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036

Notice of June 2013 Meeting

When – Thursday June 13, 2013

Time - Noon to 2:00 pm.

Where –Amenities room,
Embassy of Australia,
1601 Massachusetts, Ave.,
Washington, DC 20036

Our Speaker is Colonel Eric R. Belcher, US Army; Chief of Staff, Arlington National Cemetery

Topic – Arlington National Cemetery

Charge - $15.00, including buffet lunch and sodas. Alcoholic beverages- $2.00 each.

Attire: Business casual

Volunteers: As usual, we need a volunteer (or two) to run the bar.

RSVP by noon on June 12 to David Ward at 202-352-8550 or via e-mail to dmward1973 at gmail dot com

NOTE: Valid photo ID required

Parking: While there is no parking at the Embassy, paid off street parking is available behind and under the Airline Pilots Association- 17th and Mass, and at 15th and Mass (1240 15th street). On street two hour metered parking is also available.

Sunday, June 9, 2013

Baker's Creek Commemoration

June 14 –70th Anniversary Ceremony honoring those who died at the Bakers Creek Air Crash, near Mackay, Australia. The US Army will sponsor the 2:00 pm ceremony at the memorial marker which is located on Joint base Myer – Henderson Hall., near Selfridge Gate. After the ceremony there will be a small reception at Spates Center, which is located near the memorial.
Prior to the ceremony at JBM-HH, Ambassador Beazley will sponsor a reception at the Embassy of Australia, between 11:30 am and 1:00pm, for the family, relatives and friends, of those died during the accident. The R&SL has been invited to the reception. Please let Dave Ward know whether you will be attending the reception at the Embassy (call 202-352-8550, or e-mail dmward1973 at gmail dot com).