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Minutes of the Meeting
November 2001

1. Monthly Meeting: The monthly Executive Board meeting of the Military Marksmanship Association was held on November 14, 2001, in the Army Marksmanship Conference Room.

    a. Board Members Present:

        Phillip F. Cannella, Jr., President
        Richard N. Hawkins, Vice President
        Laurence K. Mosely, Recording Secretary
        Samuel W. Hunter, Treasurer
        Ken Hamill, Chairman, Historical Committee Chairman and MMA Historian
        Richard D. Rebidue, Membership Committee Chairman

    b. Board Members Absent:

        Carter Berry, Public Affairs Committee Chairman and MMA Times Editor

    c. U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Representative: Robert Aylward, Deputy

    d. Guests:

        Mr. Gus Youmans, Accountant (MMA Incorporation)

     e. Call to Order: A quorum being present, the President called the meeting to order at 1115 hours.

2. Treasurer's Report: Motion made, seconded, and carried to approve the Treasurers Report for October 2001. Additionally the Treasurer provided a financial preview for November 2001.

3. Minutes: Motion made, seconded, and carried to approve the Minutes of the Meeting for October 2001.

4. Unfinished Business: Unfinished Business: Mr. Gus Youmans reviewed the progress of Incorporation for the association. He noted that the Georgia Secretary of State had signed the Certificate of Incorporation with an effective date of October 19, 2001. The President directed the Recording Secretary to file the document. Mr. Youmans noted that filing Internal Revenue Service tax-exempt forms would now proceed.

5. New Business:

    a. Soldier of the Year: Executive board members were provided biographical data of the candidates for Annual MMA Soldier of the Year. The President announced that the board would cast their votes at the next board meeting in December. The President remarked that he would prepare a letter requesting that Smith & Wesson Firearms Corporation again donate a trophy pistol for presentation to the Soldier of the Year.

    b. Annual Meeting: The Annual Meeting was set for 1500 hours, Saturday, January 26, 2002, at the Pool Indoor Range Complex. The President stated that the Board should be prepared to discuss planning for the Annual Meeting at the December Executive Board meeting.

    c. USAMU Report: Mr. Aylward briefed the board on the following items.

    (1) The SA visit to receive the CISM trophy pistols was cancelled.

    (2) USAMU had obtained a lockable; secure trophy case to display the trophy pistols.

    (3) Ground had been broken for the construction of the new ammunition bunker.

    (4) USAREC had furnished a large tent for use in outdoor recruiting displays.

    (5) The USAMU golf tournament was a success and thanked MMA for their donation.

    (6) The indoor range is undergoing an environmental lead decontamination.

    (7) Wolf Creek Range was closed and USAMU was preparing to host the scheduled matches.

    d. MMA Times: Mr. Berry reminded the Board that the MMA Times mail out will be the 7th of December. Mailing place and time is USAMU Conference Room at 11:00 hours.

    e. MMA Historian: Mr. Hamill noted the need for additional wall locker storage space. He remarked that he had received a number of photos and memento from association members.

6. Next Meeting: The next Executive Board Meeting will be held at 1100 hours on Wednesday, December 19, 2001 in the USAMU Conference Room, Building 243, Fort Benning, Georgia.

7. Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 1255 hours.

Laurence K. Mosely
Recording Secretary

November 2001 Financial Statement

Approved by the Executive Board on January 16, 2002.

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