May Happy Hour

Please join the West Point Society of Central Texas on Thursday, May 26th, for Happy Hour at NXNW Restaurant and Brewery on Capital of Texas Highway!  Join us there from 6:00-8:00 pm and bring a classmate!

NXNW Restaurant & Brewery
10010 Capital of Texas HWY N
Austin, TX 78759

www.nxnwbrew.com

May Monthly Luncheon

Our Monthly luncheon will be held at 11:30 Wednesday 11 May at the Saltgrass Steak House located at 10614 Research Blvd. Our speaker will be Col. (Ret.) Bob Harkins. He graduated from Ohio State and was commissioned from ROTC. He spent two years in Vietnam with the 101st Abn. Div. In May 1968 he commanded A/3/187 Abn. Inf. during assaults on Hill 937, Dong Ap Bia, also known as Hamburger Hill. He later was a tactical officer at West Point, commanded the 3/32 Inf. of the 7th ID, and commanded the 18th Abn. Corps’ Dragon Brigade during the Gulf War.

Following retirement from active duty in 1993, he worked as Director of Parking and Transportation at the University of Pittsburgh and then in a similar position at the University of Texas. He now is Associate VP of the UT Police Dept., Dept. of Environmental, Health and Safety, Fire Prevention Service Dept., and the Dept. of Parking and Transportation Services. The topic of his presentation will be Hamburger Hill.

We look forward to seeing you there.

April Monthly Luncheon

Our monthly luncheon will be held at 11:30 Wednesday 13 April at the Saltgrass Steak House located at 10614 Research Blvd. Our speaker will be Sel Graham, USMA ’51. The topic of his presentation will be “Climate Change Agenda Endangers National Security.” He will present scientific evidence that the theory of man-made global warming is flawed.

We look forward to seeing you there.

March Happy Hour

Please join us this Thursday for Happy Hour at Austin Beer Garden Brewing Company! Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co. is a German-style beer garden located off of Oltorf Street in South Austin and is kid and dog friendly. Please join us there on Thursday from 5:00-7:30 pm and bring a classmate!

Austin Beer Garden Brewing Co.
1305 W Oltorf ST
Austin, TX 78704

Website: www.theabgb.com

2016 Founders’ Day

The West Point Society of Central Texas invites you and your guests to join us for our 2016 Founders’ Day celebration.

DATE
Saturday, March 26th, 2016
6:15pm – Benny Havens
7:15pm – Dinner

GUEST SPEAKER
Brigadier General Diana Holland
Commandant, United States Corps of Cadets

DRESS
Men: tuxedo, dark suit, mess dress, or blues
Women: long or short evening dress, mess dress, or blues

RSVP
Sign up NLT March 12, 2016, at https://secure.west-point.org/wpsct/foundersday/.

Oldest / youngest graduates are determined based on information received by this date.

PARKING
Parking is directly across the street from the UT Club and is included with dinner.

SPECIAL NEEDS
If you have any special needs, please let us know in advance and we will make every effort possible to reasonably accommodate (menu, seating, or transportation).

We hope to see you at the celebration!!!

March Monthly Luncheon

Our monthly luncheon will be held at 11:30 Wednesday 9 March at the Saltgrass Steak House located at 10614 Research Blvd. Our speaker will be Tom Lough, USMA ’64. During his ten years as an engineer officer, he served in a number of troop assignments. He was a member of the 1968 US Olympic Team in modern pentathlon and competed in the Mexico City games. Later he was active in science education, teaching at the high school, college, and university levels. The topic of his presentation is West Pointers in the Olympic Games.

We look forward to seeing you there.

February Happy Hour

Please join us Thursday, February 25, for our monthly happy hour at Whisler’s! Whisler’s serves expertly crafted cocktails daily. The bar recently opened Mezcalería Tobalá on the second floor, celebrating the culture and traditions of the Mexican spirit. Happy hour specials run from 4-7pm.

*Thursday, February 25th, 5pm*

Whisler’s
1816 East 6th St
Austin, TX 78702

February Monthly Luncheon

Our monthly luncheon will be held at 11:30 Wednesday 10 February at the Saltgrass Steak House located at 10614 Research Blvd. Our speaker will be Kemp Dixon. Kemp grew up in McKinney, Elgin, and Austin. He served in the US Navy and received degrees from UT. He taught public school in Albuquerque, White Mountains, NH, Laredo Community College, and ACC where he’s taught history since 1985. He is the author of Chasing Thugs, Nazis, and Reds: Texas Ranger Norman K. Dixon. The topic of his presentation is Texas Rangers in WW II.

We look forward to seeing you there.

January Monthly Luncheon

Our first luncheon of the new year will be held at 11:30 Wednesday 13 January at the Saltgrass Steak House located at 10614 Research Blvd.  Our speaker will be Jim Donnelly.  Jim is a former Army captain and currently is CEO of CryoFreeze.  The topic of his presentation is entrepreneurship in general and the many businesses he founded since leaving active duty.  He is married to Stacey Donnelly (Takats), USMA ’93.

We look forward to seeing you there.