Weekly Military Information – 30 April 2014

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SPOTLIGHT EVENT

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Please join the Greater Tampa Bay Chapter of Women In Defense at St. Petersburg Museum of History to view this one-of-a-kind exhibit.

The courage, camaraderie and human drama of U.S. servicemen and women in action is captured in 116 pictures chosen for a unique exhibition entitled: The American Soldier – A Photographic Tribute to Soldiers and Marines. It assembles images taken from the earliest use of photographic apparatus to today’s digital cameras, and covers Americans in the Civil War, Spanish-American War, Boxer Rebellion, World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the Gulf War, Afghanistan and Iraq.

For more information see flyer attached!

Date: Tuesday May 6, 2014

Time: 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Location: St. Petersburg Museum of History – 335 2nd Avenue, NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

Cost: $10 members/$15 potential members/Free Active Duty Military

Register Online Today

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Visit our weekly newsletters and military events on our website! We will archive past newsletters for your reference and maintain a calendar of events that are listed each week in the newsletters.

The link for the newsletters is: Weekly Military Information, and the direct link to the events calendar is: Events Calendar.

Weekly Military Information – 23 April 2014

SPOTLIGHT EVENT

InGear-pix2Join In Gear Career for a networking event bringing together business leaders and military spouse professionals from the Tampa Bay area.

DATE: Tuesday, April 29, 2014

TIME: 6:30 – 8:30 PM

LOCATION: CI Group – 511 N. Franklin St., Tampa, FL

Note: Paid lot and on street parking will be available

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND

  • · To connect with leading Tampa-area business executives and career-minded military spouses
  • · To learn how In Gear Career can help military spouses advance their professional careers and assist businesses in sourcing top local talent
  • · To find out why military spouses are an underutilized but valuable resource for today’s workforce

In Gear Career is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing military spouses with free professional networking and career development opportunities.

Questions? Email tampa@ingearcareer.org

Event space provided by

ARTICLES

New DoD Regulations: Safeguarding Unclassified Controlled Technical Information – 10 April 2014 – At a meeting of the NDIA Small Business Division – Executive Committee – a briefing was presented on the implications of DoD Cyber Security programs and the specific requirements that are going to be imposed on contractors who handle Unclassified Controlled Technical Information imposing significant new control and reporting requirements. The presentation is attached for your review.

2014 UPCOMING EVENTS – FOR MORE DETAILS ON EVENTS LISTED BELOW VISIT

Visit our weekly newsletters and military events on our website! We will archive past newsletters for your reference and maintain a calendar of events that are listed each week in the newsletters.

The link for the newsletters is: Weekly Military Information, and the direct link to the events calendar is: Events Calendar.

Weekly Military Information – 17 April 2014

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SPOTLIGHT EVENT

Friday, 25 April – 7:30 am – 11:00 am – Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Doing Business with MacDill – Holiday Inn Westshore, 700 North Westshore Blvd., Tampa, FL 33609 – MacDill Air Force Base is Tampa’s city within a city – providing more than 13,000 jobs to the Tampa Bay area. There are more than $8 billion in capital assets on base and more than 5 million square feet of facilities. With such an extensive infrastructure, MacDill often relies on outside contractors to keep the base in top shape. Come hear directly from base executives about their needs and step-by-step instructions to get your company connected with MacDill.

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

Lt. Col. George Sheers, 6th Contracting Squadron Commander, MacDill Air Force Base

Mr. Nelson Escribano, Small Business Specialist, MacDill Air Force Base
Mr. Christopher Harrington, Director of Small Business, U.S. Special Operations Command

BREAKOUT SESSIONS TO INCLUDE:

Introductory sessions for businesses seeking relationships with MacDill units

Information Technology and Proposal Writing Discussions

Commanders from JCSE and the 927th Air Refueling Wing

Q&A with Seasoned Contractors for SOCOM and CENTCOM

The Iron Man suit and SOCOM’s future projects

Small Group “Ask Anything” Sessions with MacDill Contracting Specialist

Register today at http://events.tampachamber.com/sbaweb/events/events.asp

2014 UPCOMING EVENTS – FOR MORE DETAILS ON EVENTS LISTED BELOW VISIT

Visit our weekly newsletters and military events on our website! We will archive past newsletters for your reference and maintain a calendar of events that are listed each week in the newsletters.

The link for the newsletters is: Weekly Military Information, and the direct link to the events calendar is: Events Calendar.

Weekly Military Information – 10 April 2014

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SPOTLIGHT EVENT

Friday, 25 April – 7:30 am – 11:00 am – Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce Doing Business with MacDill – Holiday Inn Westshore, 700 North Westshore Blvd., Tampa, FL 33609 – MacDill Air Force Base is Tampa’s city within a city – providing more than 13,000 jobs to the Tampa Bay area. There are more than $8 billion in capital assets on base and more than 5 million square feet of facilities. With such an extensive infrastructure, MacDill often relies on outside contractors to keep the base in top shape. Come hear directly from base executives about their needs and step-by-step instructions to get your company connected with MacDill.

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

Lt. Col. George Sheers, 6th Contracting Squadron Commander, MacDill Air Force Base

Mr. Nelson Escribano, Small Business Specialist, MacDill Air Force Base
Mr. Christopher Harrington, Director of Small Business, U.S. Special Operations Command

BREAKOUT SESSIONS TO INCLUDE:

Introductory sessions for businesses seeking relationships with MacDill units

Information Technology and Proposal Writing Discussions

Commanders from JCSE and the 927th Air Refueling Wing

Q&A with Seasoned Contractors for SOCOM and CENTCOM

The Iron Man suit and SOCOM’s future projects

Small Group “Ask Anything” Sessions with MacDill Contracting Specialist

Register today at http://events.tampachamber.com/sbaweb/events/events.asp

2014 UPCOMING EVENTS – FOR MORE DETAILS ON EVENTS LISTED BELOW VISIT

Visit our weekly newsletters and military events on our website! We will archive past newsletters for your reference and maintain a calendar of events that are listed each week in the newsletters.

The link for the newsletters is: Weekly Military Information, and the direct link to the events calendar is: Events Calendar.

Weekly Military Information – 2 April 2014

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SPOTLIGHT EVENT

Saturday, 5 April – 9:00 am – Jim’s Harley Davidson Presents Military Appreciation Day Poker Run – Breakfast and same day registration begins at 9:00 am at VFW, 12901 Gulf Blvd., Madeira Beach. Join us at the final Destination, The Amsterdam, to enjoy beer, food trucks and raffle as well as music by Jeriko Turnpike beginning at Noon. For more information contact Valerie Ellis at Valerie.ellis@gmail.com

2014 UPCOMING EVENTS – FOR MORE DETAILS ON EVENTS LISTED BELOW VISIT

Visit our weekly newsletters and military events on our website! We will archive past newsletters for your reference and maintain a calendar of events that are listed each week in the newsletters.

The link for the newsletters is: Weekly Military Information, and the direct link to the events calendar is: Events Calendar.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

WHO WE AREVeteran Tickets Foundation AKA Vet Tix (CFC# 44909) is a nationally recognized 501c3 Veterans Support Organization whose mission is to “give something to those who gave.” Vet Tix teams up with major sports teams, leagues, promoters, organizations, companies, venues and everyday event ticket holders to provide free (and discounted) tickets to the more than 26 million active Military, Veterans and their families.

WHAT WE DO – We support our Active Duty Military, Veterans and their Families with entertainment, lasting memories and reintegration opportunities by providing FREE event tickets to sporting events, concerts and family activities.

  • Vet Tix is proud to have already given out 785,438 event tickets across all 50 States, plus Washington, DC, to all currently serving Military, Veterans and their families.

WHY WE DO THIS – When our Active Military and Veterans go to an event for FREE we want them to feel a collective “Thank You” from all of us to all of them. See our “Saying Thanks” page to read what these tickets mean to our Troops past & present. http://www.vettix.org/feedback.php

WHO IS ELIGIBLE AND HOW TO GET VERIFIED – Vet Tix believes that every person who honorably served our great country should be thanked for their service. Visit the sign up link below for full details

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

  • Am I only allowed to request 1 (one) ticket?
    • Answer: NO, unless we only have 1 ticket. It’s the goal of Veteran Tickets Foundation for you to enjoy the event with your family and friends.
  • Do I have to pay for the tickets?
    • Answer: NO, tickets will always be FREE. All you pay for is the cost of delivery for your tickets.
  • Do I have to wear a uniform?
    • Answer: NO, 99.9% of the time. Only when some organizations are having a “Military recognition” event, we will inform you of this in advance in our event description. We strive to have NO uniforms required.
  • Can my spouse use the service while I’m deployed?
    • Answer: Yes, just give your spouse your account information and you are set. When setting up your account, you can also add other email addresses for event notification.