WEST POINT SOCIETY

OF FORT BENNING & COLUMBUS

 

 

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8     Official AOG web site

 

8     National Infantry Association

 

8     National Infantry Museum

 

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8     Society Officers:

 

President: Pat Sleem USMA '01

(706) 761-8542

 

Vice President: Pat Kenny

 

Secretary: Volunteer Needed

 

Treasurer: Volunteer Needed

 

Recruiting Team Leader:

Lance Hoffman USMA '78

(706) 323-9980

 

Recruiting Team:

Frank Kolar

Ryan Wampler

Matt Redmond

 

Military To Civilian Career Transition Advisor: Tom Wolfe (USNA Grad)

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Events and History:

 

  • Friday, February 21st 2014 - Founder's Day 2014
  • Saturday, March 9th 2013 - Founder's Day 2013
  • Friday, March 23rd 2012 - Founder's Day at the National Infantry Museum, Columbus GA
  • Saturday, March 12th 2011 –Founder’s Day 2011, at The National Infantry Museum, Columbus GA
  • Thursday December 2nd 2010 – Christmas Party at the National Infantry Museum, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 20th 2010: Founder’s Day at the National Infantry Museum.
  • Friday, March 13th 2009, 6-7 p.m. cocktail hour, : Founder’s Day at the Benning Club
  • Aug 19th – 23rd 2008: West Point AOG Leaders Conference @ West Point NY.
  • Aug 14th 2008: West Point Society meeting at The Cannon Brewpub, downtown Columbus, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • July 17th 2008, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. : West Point Society meeting at The Cannon Brewpub, downtown Columbus
  • June 26th 2008, 4:30 until 6:00 p.m.: West Point Society 4th of July party, at The Rally Point Bar at the Fort Benning Club.
  • May 22nd 2008: West Point Society Meeting at the Cannon, 1041 Broadway, Columbus GA.
  • 23 April 2008: West Point Society meeting at the Columbus Public Library on Macon Road, 6:30 p.m. in the CB&T Room.
  • 8 March 2008: West Point Society of Atlanta Founder’s Day Celebration
  • 7 March 2008: Founder’s Day Celebration
  • 18 January 2008: Society Meeting with CG

 

FOUNDER'S DAY

 

Founder’s Day 2014 will take place on FRIDAY February 21st, 2014 at the National Infantry Museum.

 

Cost is $45.00 per person.

You can RSVP by mailing in an RSVP form, or click here to RSVP online.    

 

Cocktail hour will be 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.  Dinner will begin at 7 p.m., and for dinner we will be having Grilled Chicken Breast topped with Maple Cream and Roasted Pecans, served with seasonal vegetables.  Dinner comes with a mixed greens salad and “Go Army Cake” for dessert.  This year we will hear remarks from our guest, the Superintendant of the U.S. Military Academy, LTG Robert L. Caslen.

 

Dress will be business.  Coat and tie recommended, blazer with class crest and khakis is perfectly acceptable.  For ladies, evening dress (long or short) or business attire is appropriate.  Spouses or family members of deployed grads are encouraged to attend. 

 

 Thank you for visiting our web site. We are an active West Point community group focused mainly on recruiting and Academy support. Our annual activities consist of:

 

 

- Founder's Day (normally held in February or March each year)

 

 

- Annual Recruiting visit by West Point Admissions staff (normally happens in the Spring)

 

 

- Visits to local high schools to talk to interested students about the Academy (contact us if you are interested in helping out with this. We always need volunteers.)

 

 

- Supporting the Academy and Association of Graduates by disseminating information throughout the graduate community.

 

 

Organizations Near Fort Benning:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HEY GRADS! 

 

  • Are you new to the area?
  • Want to find some activities to participate in?
  • Want to meet new people?

 

Try some of these links:

 

            Habitat For Humanity

      (build houses, meet other young volunteers)

 

      UpTown Columbus

 

RiverCenter for the Performing Arts

 

Green Island Country Club

 

      Fort Benning’s MWR Web Site

     

 

 

 

Transition Links

 

v    Service Academy Career Conferences (Quarterly)

 

v    Out of Uniform: A Military to Civilian Transition Guide (Endorsed by Coach K and many others)

 

 

 


 

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