Monday, December 03, 2012

2013 Silver Wings Speakers Luncheon Serie: MG Joe Anderson, USMC (Ret.), Jan. 24, 2013

The elegant, new Army Navy Country Club is open and our Silver Wings Speakers Luncheon will be held on THURSDAY,  January 24th, 2013!
Please join us to welcome our dynamic speaker
MG Joe Anderson, USMC (Ret.)

Joseph T. Anderson is the former Deputy Director of the Smithsonian Institution National Air and Space Museum. He served 33 years in the United States Marine Corps, flew 219 combat missions, and commanded at every echelon of Marine Aviation.

He served as Director of Operations, Director of Command, Control, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) and was also Vice Commander of the Naval Air Systems Command. He completed his career as a Major General in command of the 1st Marine Aircraft Wing in Japan.

After his service, Anderson was Vice President for Business Development at Advanced Navigation and Positioning Corporation in Hood River, Oregon and then Corporate Vice President of the Dalcorp Advisory Group in Ashburn, Virginia. Joe has served on the Boards of the Navy Federal Credit Union, Peduzzi Associates Ltd, the Congeree Group, OperationVetsHaven, Digital Reasoning Systems Inc and Draken International. He has served three terms as Chairman of the Board of Directors at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington Virginia. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Navy League and founded NASM on the Road, an outreach utilizing the artifacts of the National Air and Space Museum to generate quality opportunities for recuperating service personnel and Veterans. He was a member of the Board of Advisors for the National Museum of the United States Air Force and is a member of the Marine Corps Aviation Association and the Early and Pioneer Naval Aviation Association (Golden Eagles). He is also a member of the Society of Experimental Test Pilots and has served as a consultant to the Secretary of the Air Force Science Advisory Board. He remains a current airshow pilot with an Acrobatic Competency rating and is current in the L-39 and is one of two pilots worldwide current in the world's only civilian owned Harrier.

Joe earned a BS in Engineering from the U.S. Naval Academy and an MS in Systems Engineering from the University of Southern California. His military education included U.S. Air Force Flight School, U. S. Naval Test Pilot School and the National War College.

The Silver Wings Fraternity is comprised of a wonderful group of remarkable individuals who have pioneered, excelled and contributed to the world of aviation. We encourage members to bring friends, guests, and introduce young people to the noteworthy exploits and achievements of our distinguished members and speakers. In the past we have hosted prominent speakers who presented both contemporary and historical topics relating to aviation, space, and a variety of military accomplishments.

Major General Joe Anderson, USMC (Ret.)

Don't miss this opportunity to hear General Anderson's exploits and adventures during his remarkable career in aviation.

Join us, dine with good friends, and share our unique camaraderie!