Returned & Services League of Australia
1601 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
Time - Noon to 2:00 pm.
Where –Amenities Room,
Embassy of Australia,
1601 Massachusetts Avenue NW.,
Washington, DC 20036
Speaker and Topic: USAF pilot and member of the SES Colonel John T. Manclark, will talk about his experiences as a "Red Eagle", test flying Soviet Aircraft.
Charge - $15.00, including buffet lunch and sodas. Alcoholic beverages- $2.00 each.
Attire: Business casual
RSVP by noon on August 7 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.
Biography John T. Manclark - Prior to his retirement on March 31, 2012, John T. Manclark, was a member of the Senior Executive Service, and the Director of Test and Evaluation, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. He was responsible for all policy, resources and oversight of developmental and operational testing, and was the focal point for foreign materiel acquisition and exploitation.
Mr. Manclark entered the Air Force and was commissioned in 1969 through Officer Training School at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. He completed undergraduate pilot training in 1970 and numerous tours in tactical aviation as a flight commander and operations officer. Mr. Manclark later served as Commander of the 4477th Test and Evaluation Squadron. He completed two staff tours, first as Chief of Aircrew Assignments at Headquarters Tactical Air Command, and later as Chief of the Policy and Programs Division within the Directorate of Test and Evaluation at Air Force headquarters. Mr. Manclark retired from active duty as a colonel in 1994 and entered the Senior Executive Service in 1995. Additional details can be found at http://www.af.mil/information/bios/bio.asp?bioID=6287