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HUNTSVILLE CHAPTER CHAPTER - Feb 03, 2014
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UAS Project Manager on Future Opportunities

The chapter was proud to welcome Col. Timothy R. Baxter, USA, as its guest speaker at the February luncheon. Col. Baxter is the project manager of Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Program Executive Office Aviation (PEO Aviation). Col. Baxter has been the project manager since July 2011. His other accomplishments include serving in a number of infantry and special operations assignments prior to transitioning to the acquisition corps. Col. Baxter has a Ranger tab, Special Forces tab, as well as a master parachutist Badge with Combat Jump Star and the Combat Infantryman Badge. After explaining the background and foundation of unmanned aircraft systems, Col. Baxter expressed the current and future importance of unmanned aircraft systems for the Army and Defense Department as a whole. The luncheon included a scholarship component as well. The chapter was proud to select Julian Sy, a junior at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), as the recipient of its annual UAH endowment scholarship in the amount of $2,500. The chapter was proud to present Antonio Moore, a junior at UAH, with the National AFCEA Scholarship for Veterans of Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom Operations in the amount of $5,000.

Event Photographs:

In February, Bruce Shaw (r), chapter scholarship chair, presents a $2,500 scholarship to Julian Sy, a junior at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
In February, Bruce Shaw (r), chapter scholarship chair, presents a $2,500 scholarship to Julian Sy, a junior at the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
Antonio Moore (r) receives a $5,000 National AFCEA Scholarship for Veterans of Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom from Shaw in February.
Antonio Moore (r) receives a $5,000 National AFCEA Scholarship for Veterans of Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom from Shaw in February.

For more details regarding this event contact:
wesley Slone
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