Weekly Military Information – 15 April 2015


HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT MY MACDILL????? My MacDill is an initiative to bring awareness to MacDill AFB and launch a community-wide celebration for the MacDill AFB 75th Anniversary. This challenge is being compared to the ALS Challenge but without the bucket of ice water. The soft launch is 16 April.

The Tampa Bay Partnership and the Tampa Bay Defense Alliance is asking all industry organizations and the entire community to become involved in My MacDill by making videos on what MacDill means to you and challenging others to post videos. Here are a few “teaser” videos…………..

The soft launch is 16 April…..go to www.mymacdill.com

18-22 May/Monday – Friday – The Tampa Club, 101 E Kennedy Blvd, Suite 4200, Tampa will be having Military Appreciation Week Open House from 0730 – Close; early arrivals on Saturday are welcome – bring ID or SOFIC registration receipt. The Tampa Club would like to provide a professional setting, buffet and a la carte menu options to Active Duty, Government Service, Retired Military, and SOFIC registered attendees to enjoy the amenities, collegiality, and social networking afforded at the Tampa Club. Identification is required. Attire: Military in UOD; GS/Retired Militay/Civilian: Business Casual, Jacket preferred.

Suncoast Chapter of Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Soldiers’ Committee is kicking off the first ever Army 10 mile race in Tampa – “The HOOAH 10” which will be held in November 2015 at the Bill Young Reserve Center in Pinellas Park, FL. Sponsors are needed for the event – see attached sponsor letter for information and sponsorship opportunities.

CareerSource looking for Veterans that have a college degree and are under-employed or unemployed to participate in a no-cost entrepreneurship program. Startup Quest is for qualified people in the Tampa Bay area that are interested in starting a company or going to work for a startup or small business. If you or someone you know might be interested, please look at the flyer attached for more details and contacts.


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