USAF Thunderbirds
Mar
24
to Mar 25

USAF Thunderbirds

The Thunderbirds have the privilege and responsibility to perform for people all around the world, displaying the pride, precision and professionalism of American Airmen. In every hour-long demonstration, the team combines years of training and experience with an attitude of excellence to showcase what the Air Force is all about.

The sharply choreographed, drill-style ground ceremony kicks off the demonstration by showcasing the attention to detail and esprit de corps that defines our enlisted members. As the jets take to the skies and fly only a few feet from wingtip to wingtip, the crowd gets a glimpse of the awesome skills and capabilities that all fighter pilots must possess. The solo pilots integrate their own loud and proud routine, exhibiting some of the maximum capabilities of the F-16 Fighting Falcon – the Air Force’s premier multi-role fighter jet.

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Toys for Tots Dinner Event
Nov
30
7:00 PM19:00

Toys for Tots Dinner Event

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You are cordially invited to the Atlanta Metro Council Navy League Toys for Tots  Dinner Meeting Honoring our brave Marines and all our troops. This annual event is a council favorite.

Thursday, November 30, 2017
Red Lobster, 2579 Cobb Parkway, Smyrna 30080 starting at 7 PM - 9:00 PM. Meal is order from the menu (30% is non sea food) with individual bills.

Our guest speaker will be: Colonel Michael H. Oppenheim, U.S. Marie Corps and Commanding Officer, Combat Logistics Regiment 45. He will speak on Marine Corps operations. 

Read Colonel Oppenheim's bio here.

Please bring an unwrapped toy for our Marine Corps Toys for Tots Drive.

RSVP is requested so that we have an idea as to attendance. 
Email: Harley Jones <htjones@mindspring.com>

 

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Nov
13
11:30 AM11:30

65th Annual ARMAC Military Appreciation Luncheon

Please join us for the 65th Annual ARMAC Military Appreciation Luncheon to honor our men and women in uniform.

Cobb Galleria Centre
Two Galleria Parkway
Atlanta, GA 30339

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Keynote Speaker: Congressman Barry Loudermilk
U.S. Representative for Georgia's 11th District

Congressman Barry Loudermilk, a Constitutional Conservative, represents Georgia's 11th Congressional District, which includes all of Bartow and Cherokee counties as well as portions of Cobb and Fulton Counties.

In the 115th Congress, Rep. Loudermilk serves as a member of three important U.S. House Committees: Financial Services, House Administration, and Space, Science and Technology. Barry also serves on the steering committee for the Republican Study Committee (RSC), conservative caucus of the House Republicans.

In addition to hearing from Congressman Loudermilk, a highlight of this event is the presentation of the prestigious USO Patriot of the Year award.

Luncheon ticket prices are:
     $55.00 - Individual
     $55.00 - Military Seat Donation
     $500.00 - Table Purchase (Nine guest seats, one assigned Military Representative)

To reserve your seat at a Navy League table, call Don Giles at 770-509-3772 or email dongiles01@comcast.net.

For more information on ARMAC and this event, please contact Joel Blockton at jblockton@cobbchamber.org or Don Giles

For sponsorship information, please contact Allison Branch at abranch@cobbchamber.org.

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2017 Veteran's Day Freedom Ball
Nov
11
6:00 PM18:00

2017 Veteran's Day Freedom Ball

Ball Information

  • For tickets, please email freedomball@georgiaveteransday.org or visit the PX Store to purchase.
  • Tickets are: $75.00 each or you can purchase a table of 10 for $750.00..
  • Keynote Speaker:  Major General James E. Livingston, MOH, USMC (Ret.)
  • Additional Speakers:  TBD
  • Marvin Myers Leadership Award Honoree
  • Emcee: Wes Sarginson, author and formerly with WXIA-TV NBC Atlant

 

Schedule of Events

  • 1800hrs:  Social Hour and Silent Auction
  • 1900:  Dinner & Military Program Begins
  • 230:  Program Ends

Guests

  • An estimated 500 guests will gather to pay special tribute to our Veterans and to the men and women who are serving our Nation today.  Guests will include leaders and representatives from all Veterans Service Organizations, Active Duty military members, corporate sponsors, and members of corporate military groups.

  • There are no paper tickets issued for this event, but you must buy tickets in advance.  You must check in with the registration desk and identify your name or the name of organization your table was purchased under.  You will then be advised what table you are assigned to.  

  • If attending with one of our sponsors, please ensure that they have forwarded a list of attendees who are using their seats to ensure that you are seated at the correct table.

Parking

  • There is no valet parking available.
  • We recommend that you park at the Georgia Aquarium and utilize their 1,600 parking spaces.  Once in the parking garage, follow the signs to the Ball Entrance to enter directly to our event.

 

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Georgia Veterans Day Parade and Freedom Ball
Nov
11
11:11 AM11:11

Georgia Veterans Day Parade and Freedom Ball

You’re invited to the annual 2017 Georgia Veterans Day Association Inc., Veterans Day Parade and Freedom Ball to honor, support and thank all who have served and are currently serving our Nation in the United States Military.

The Parade will start at 11:11 hours, and will begin in Downtown Atlanta on Peachtree Street and end at the intersection of Centennial Olympic Park Drive and Marietta Street. The Freedom Ball will be held at the Georgia Aquarium. Social Hour and Silent Auction starts at 6:00 pm, Dinner and Military Program begins at 7:00 pm and the program ends at 10:30 pm.

The theme this year is the “WWI Centennial” in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the start of America's military involvement in The Great War, we are paying special honors to those who fought and died in World War I.  This is a great opportunity for everyone to learn more about this historical conflict and to understand the very origins of Armistice Day which later became Veterans Day.

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We are pleased to announce the 2017 Grand Marshal and Freedom Ball Keynote Speaker MAJ GEN James E. Livingston, USMC (Ret), and recipient of the Medal of Honor.

 For more information about the parade and a bio on MAJ GEN Livingston go to the Georgia Veterans Day Association, Inc. home page.

 

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Kiwanis Club of Marietta - Veterans' Day Parade
Nov
11
11:00 AM11:00

Kiwanis Club of Marietta - Veterans' Day Parade

The City of Marietta and the Kiwanis Club of Marietta invite the public to honor our community’s veterans with a parade and ceremony on the Marietta Square, Saturday, November 11, 2017.

The 13th Annual Veterans Day Parade will meet at Roswell Street Baptist Church at 0915.  RSBC is located at 774 Roswell Street in Marietta, Georgia 30060.  Patriot Guard Riders will assist in lining up in parade order.  The Parade will begin promptly at 1045.  The Parade route will go straight west down Roswell Street to the Marietta Square, turn right on West Park Square, turn right on North Park Square, then proceed straight to what becomes Lawrence Street.  We encourage people to come to the Marietta Square to hear our Grand Marshal and participate in the Veterans Day Ceremony.

Grand Marshal for the 2017 Veterans Day Parade is Colonel Mike Varicak, United States Marine Corps.  Col. Varicak presently serves as the Emergent Sourcing Chief on the Joint Staff and is responsible for the emergent sourcing of military forces to combatant commanders worldwide.  The Color Guard will be provided by the 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, United States Marine Corps.  A 21-Gun Salute and “Taps” will be performed by the Cobb County Sheriff’s Department.

If you have any questions, please call or email:
Betsy Kelley - BKelley@mariettaga.gov; 770-794-5502
Karen Carter - kcarter@cobbcollaborative.org;  770-514-7213
Pam Younker - pamela.younker@choa.org;  404-317-1904

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Wings Over North Georgia Air Show
Oct
21
to Oct 22

Wings Over North Georgia Air Show

The Blue Angels’ mission is “To showcase the pride and professionalism of the United States Navy and Marine Corps by inspiring a culture of excellence and service to country through flight demonstrations and community outreach.”

In it’s 71st year, the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron - aka Blue Angels - will be flying over Rome, GA October 21-22, 2017. It’s a flyover, no landing, but details on where to view the show will follow closer to the event.

For more information check out the WINGS OVER NORTH GEORGIA website.

 

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242nd Navy Birthday Ball
Oct
14
to Oct 15

242nd Navy Birthday Ball

Join the Navy League, Atlanta Metropolitan Council
along with NOSC Atlanta and NRD Atlanta in this gala, Navy traditional celebration. 

Date: October 14, 2017
Atlanta Marriott Northwest Hotel, 200 Interstate North Parkway Se, Atlanta GA 30339


Reception: 6:00 p.m. Dinner: 7:00 p.m
Surf & Turf dinner, dancing, door prizes and MC: Radio Personality “Moby” in the Morning
Presented by: LOCKHEED MARTIN
Keynote Speaker: To be announced

Attire: 05 and Above: Formal Dress with Miniature Medals / Civilians: Black Tie /
04 and Below: Mess Dress with Miniature Medals or Comparable Appropriate Formal Attire

Tickets: Officers and Civilians: $60 / E7-E9: $50 / E6: $40 / E5: $25/ E4 and Below: $15

Check in at the reception table and pick up your door prize drawing tickets.

A block of rooms are offered to attendees at a special rate of $90.00 until gone.
Call the Marriott NW at (770) 952-7900 if interested.

Sponsored by Navy League, Atlanta Metropolitan Council — 501(c)3 Nonprofit.
For information: Contact Don Giles, (e) dongiles01@comcast.net or (h) 770-509-3772. 

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2017 Installation of Officers and Directors
Feb
7
6:30 PM18:30

2017 Installation of Officers and Directors

You are invited to a reception for the
2017 Installation of Officers and Directors,
Hail New Navy Recruiting District Executive Officer, and
Annual Meeting of Members

2400 Lake Park Drive, Suite 410, Smyrna, GA 30080

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - Social at 6:30 pm followed byAnnual Meeting of Members and Board of Directors Meeting at 7:30 pm
Location: Navy Recruiting District Atlanta 

$10.00 donation at the door to cover food and drinks

RSVP: Andrea Rowe at arowe1279@gmail.com

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Dec
13
6:30 PM18:30

Annual Toys for Tots December Meeting Dinner

You are cordially invited to the Atlanta Metro Council Navy League
Toys for Tots Christmas Dinner Meeting Honoring our brave Marines and all our troops.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016
Cocktail Social 6:30 PM, Dinner 7:00 PM
Scalini’s Italian Restaurant, 2390 Cobb Pkwy SE, Smyrna, GA 30080
(1-1/2 miles North of Cumberland Mall) 
No Host Dinner/pay following dinner
Menu Entrees starting at $13.95
RSVP: Dongiles01@comcast.net 

Guest Speaker COL Matthew Puglisi, Commanding Officer, Combat Logistics Regiment 45.

PLEASE BRING AN UNWRAPPED TOY FOR OUR MARINE CORPS TOYS FOR TOTS DRIVE.

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Georgia Veterans Day Parade & Freedom Ball
Nov
12
11:00 AM11:00

Georgia Veterans Day Parade & Freedom Ball

The Georgia Veterans Day Parade Association of Atlanta, Inc will host the 2016 Georgia Veterans Day Parade & Freedom Ball.

The Atlanta Metro Council will have an entry in the Georgia Veterans Day Parade. The Parade will start at 11:11 am, and will begin in Downtown Atlanta on Peachtree Street south of Ralph McGill/Ivan Allen Blvd.

The Freedom Ball is the associations's annual formal gathering and will be held at the Oceans Ballroom in the Georgia Aquarium. This much anticipated event will celebrate our 35th year with our theme of honoring our Vietnam Veterans. The event starts at 6:00 pm

For more info on the parade route go tohttp://www.gavetsdayparade.org/

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Veterans Day Concert
Nov
6
3:00 PM15:00

Veterans Day Concert

SAVE THE DATE:

Cobb Wind Symphony Veterans Day Concert
Conductor: Alfred Watkins, Assistant Conductor: Robert J. Cowles

Sunday, November 6, 2016 @ 3:00 pm
Lassiter Concert Hall
2601 Shallowford Road, Marietta, GA 30066

Admission is Free
For more information: cobbwindsymphony@yahoo.com
678-305-7148, www.cobbwindsymphony.ort

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241st Navy Birthday Ball
Oct
15
to Oct 16

241st Navy Birthday Ball

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In celebration of the Navy’s 241st birthday the Atlanta Metropolitan Council will co-host the Atlanta Navy Birthday Ball with the Navy Operational Support Center (NOSC) and the Navy Recruiting District Atlanta (NRD). LT William Golden, Commanding Officer of the Warrior Division, Naval Sea Cadets Corps and Council member is co-chairing the Navy ball committee.

The event will be held at the Atlanta Marriott Northwest, located at 200 Interstate North Interstate Parkway. Cocktail hour will begin at 6:30PM  in the dining area with a cash bar. The ball will begin in the Grand Ball Room at 7:30PM. 

More information to come.

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Aug
25
6:30 PM18:30

August Dinner Meeting

Join us for the Navy League of the United States Atlanta Metropolitan Council's August Dinner with guest speaker, Bill Montgomery. He served as a Forward  Observer in Iwo Jima, 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines, 5th Marine Division. 

A cash bar will be available for cocktails and networking beginning at 1830, and we will sit down for dinner and the speaker at 1900. All dinner checks will be separate.

WHEN: Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)

WHERE: Scalini's Italian Restaurant - 2390 Cobb Parkway Southeast, Smyrna, GA 30080

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Mar
31
6:30 PM18:30

Vietnam War Commemoration Dinner

You are cordially invited to attend the Vietnam War Commemoration Dinner Event honoring our Vietnam Veterans and their families' service, valor, and sacrifice.

Alvin Townley, Author of DEFIANT

Alvin Townley, Author of DEFIANT

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Social 6:30 pm & Dinner 7:00 pm

Guest Speaker: Alvin Townley, Author of
"Defiant", “Legacy of Honor”, Spirit of Adventure”, and “Fly Navy”

The Georgian Club, 100 Galleria Parkway, 17th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30339

Phone: (770) 952-6000,
Go to website: www.georgianclub.com for map and directions
Free parking in a covered parking garage

Cost is $42.00 per person (includes dinner, taxes and gratuity)
Limited seating and we expect to reach capacity of 48 seats early. 

Please RSVP to james.hudgins@arcade-us.com no later than March 17, 2016

Make check out to “Atlanta Metro Council, NLUS”
Mail to: Harley Jones, 6490 Deep Valley Court
Flowery Branch, GA 30542-6635

Note: Speaker will have copies of his books available for sale and signing.

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Annual "Toys for Tots" and "Hail and Farewell" Council Dinner Meeting
Dec
8
6:30 PM18:30

Annual "Toys for Tots" and "Hail and Farewell" Council Dinner Meeting

Members and friends of the Atlanta Metro Council Navy League of the United States will gather for the annual Toys for Tots Dinner and meeting. This annual event is a council favorite that honors our brave Marines and all our troops during the holiday season. It also gives council members the wonderful opportunity to donate a gift that will brighten some child’s Christmas and offer a message of hope to less fortunate children. 

LOCATION: Scalini's Restaurant, 2390 Cobb Parkway, Smyrna 30080

No Host Dinner/pay following dinner

RSVP:  allen.legel@gmail.com 

PLEASE BRING AN UNWRAPPED TOY FOR OUR MARINE CORPS TOYS FOR TOTS DRIVE.

 

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Dec
3
to Dec 6

Anchors Aweigh Fly-In

“Anchors Aweigh Fly-In” to the Hill; a few of us will be at the National Board of Directors Meeting (3-6 Dec) and will participate in providing a Navy League Legislative Affairs briefing to about 150 Members of Congress (I anticipate appointments with about 12 of our Georgia delegation) 

For more information contact Don Giles @ dongiles@mindspring.com.

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63rd Annual Military Appreciation Luncheon (ARMAC)
Nov
16
11:00 AM11:00

63rd Annual Military Appreciation Luncheon (ARMAC)

The program salutes fallen soldiers, recognition of military personnel, and the presentation of the 2015 USO Patriot Award. The keynote speaker is Congressman Mac Thornberry, Chairman of the House of Armed Services Committee.

LOCATION: Cobb Galleria Centre

A Navy League table has been reserved.  Please contact Captain Don Giles to reserve your seat at this table.  The cost per person is $50.00.

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