Texas Navy Association Quarterly Meeting

  • 08 Feb 2014
  • 2:30 PM
  • Wyndham Hotel, 3300 West Mockingbird Lane, Dallas Texas.


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The regular quarterly meeting of the Texas Navy Association will be held at 2:30PM, Saturday, February 8th, 2014.  The meeting will be held at the Wyndham Hotel, 3300 West Mockingbird Lane, Dallas Texas.


The board meeting will be immediately followed by an open comments/Q&A session. Topics may include, the history of the TNA (what really happened in Austin in 1979?), future projects, volunteerism (how you can participate), a spring social gathering the way it was done back in the 80’s and 90’s, etc. etc.  Both sessions are open to the public.  All Texas Navy Admirals, Commanders, Lieutenants, their guests and other interested parties are invited to attend. There is no cost for the TNA meeting, but please help us to plan  properly by registering on the TNA website, www.texasnavy.com . Click on the “Events” tab and let us know you are coming.  There is no cost for the TNA meeting.


The TNA meeting is to be followed by a separate meeting and dinner arranged by the Chester W Nimitz Squadron of the Texas Navy Association. An invitation, outlining times and cost for the Squadron meeting is attached to this email.


For those preferring to spend the night in Dallas, the Wyndham Love Field has reserved a small block of rooms, at a special rate for Saturday night.  Contact the Hotel at: (214) 357-8500


REMINDER: All 2014 meetings of the TNA have been scheduled as follows.  Regular quarterly meetings are to be held on the second Saturday of the second month of each calendar quarter. Meetings will be held in various locations around Texas, with exact locations and times to be announced in advance.


ANNOUNCEMENT:  The results are in.  The TNA Membership has elected three board members to serve 2014 thru 2016.  John Nicholson and Jim Tyson have been re-elected to their second 3 year terms and Richard Hatch has been elected to his first three year term.  Congratulations Admirals. It is also noteworthy that of the 450 qualified voters, 198 returned their ballots.  That is an outstanding turnout and thank you to all who participated.


There is a lot going and a lot more to come.  I look forward to seeing you in Dallas.


Please click on this link to preview the Nimitz Squadron Dinner and Meeting Invitation.  Invitation (2).pdf


Best regards to all,

Bill Turner, President

Texas Navy Association

TNA Member Update

If you are attending the Nimitz Squadron dinner and presentation, which follows the TNA Board meeting on Saturday, Feb 8th. please read the following Nimitz Squadron update.

Dear Admirals:    


Pardon this intrusion, but we've had the need to change our process for paying for the Nimitz Squadron Dinner meeting of February 8.  Admiral Gilliam, Nimitz Squadron Financial Officer, has just been scheduled for back surgery on February 7, so we should not count on him to complete the depositing of checks and handling the check-in process at the event the next day.  


Commander Sander has asked that I assusme that role, and this e-mail is to apprise you of the changes.  Below, I am repeating all of the earlier invitation details for you, with instructions to mail checks to me instead. 


Here repeated below is the Invitation with the details for the Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Squadron Quarterly Dinner meeting in Dallas on Saturday evening, February 8, 2014, in conjunction with the meeting of the Board of Directors of the Texas Navy Association.  


Please submit your reply by January 30, 2014 to me.  Contact me for any questioins you have.  

Chester W. Nimitz Squadron  

Meeting and Dinner 

February 8, 2014 

Social Hour 5:00 PM 

Dinner and speaker 6:00 PM 

Wyndham Hotel  

3300 West Mockingbird Lane


Speaker Gary E. McKee, Texas Historical Society 


Also expected are several commissionings of new Texas Navy Admirals 




Trio of Seasonal Greens with Lemon Pepper Mushrooms  

And Basil Pesto Vinaigrette

Grilled Chicken Alfredo and Marinated London Broil 

Both meats are served.  No choices to specify in advance

Broccoli Florets 

Basmati Rice 

Warm Rolls and Whipped Butter 

Chef’s Selection of Dessert 

Freshly Brewed Starbucks Coffee and Iced Tea

$30 per person includes gratuity

RSVP to Admiral D. A. Sharpe, Administrative Officer by January 30, 2014

Checks should be sent to Admiral Sharpe, Administrative  Officer 


Nimitz Squadron of the Texas Navy 

℅ Admiral D. A. Sharpe 

805 Derting Road East 

Aurora, TX 76078 

Dallas, TX  75229-4208


Some of you have RSVPed with me already, and, a separate acknowledgement will go to you.  Also, when your check payment is received, such will be acknowledged.  


D. A. Sharpe, Administrative Officer 

Admiral Chester W. Nimitz Squadron  

The Texas Navy

805 Derting Road East 

Aurora, TX 76078-3712


C:  817-504-6508 D. A. 

C:  817-504-6408 Suzanne

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