Minutes of the Meeting
1. Monthly Meeting: The monthly Executive Board meeting
of the Military Marksmanship Association was held on April 17, 2002,
in the Army Marksmanship Conference Room.
a. Board Members Present:
Phillip F. Cannella,
Laurence K. Mosely,
Samuel W. Hunter, Treasurer
Carter Berry, Public
Affairs Committee Chairman and MMA Times Editor
Richard D. Rebidue,
Membership Committee Chairman
b. Board Members Absent:
Richard N. Hawkins,
Ken Hamill, Chairman,
Historical Committee Chairman, and MMA Historian
c. U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Representative:
Robert Aylward, Deputy
d. 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 February and March 2002.
Additionally, the Treasurer provided a financial preview for April.
3. Minutes: Motion made, seconded, and carried to approve
the Minutes of the Executive Board Meeting for February 2002. The
Secretary noted that he had prepared a memorandum notifying DCA that
the March meeting had been cancelled and that he would attach to it
the Treasurer's Report for March.
4. Unfinished Business: The President noted that several
items were still not completed in the incorporation of the
association. Mr. Hunter added that the check for the attorney's fee
had not been cashed. The President remarked that he would try to
resolve the issue before the next meeting.
5. New Business:
a. Complimentary Remarks: The
President thanked the members of the Executive Board for their work
in preparing for and conducting the Annual Meeting. He also
complimented Mr. Berry for his work in publishing the MMA Times.
b. USAMU Report: Mr. Aylward
briefed the board on the following items.
(1) The new USAMU ammunition bunker is
approximately 80 percent completed.
(2) USAMU will conduct a "fun"
golf tournament on the 3rd of May. MMA members are invited to participate.
(3) The Deputy expressed an interest in
how USAMU obtained the Army Battle Flag that was displayed in the
Commander's office in past years. He asked that the MMA membership be
queried to see if anyone could provide background information.
(4) USAMU will host the Service Pistol
Interservice Championship at Phillips Range during the period 15-20 June.
c. Next MMA Reunion: The board
selected the weekend of 18-20 October 2002 for the next MMA Reunion.
Mr. Aylward indicated that USAMU would celebrate the 46th anniversary
of the unit's organization and conduct a Hall of Fame induction
during the period. In response to an inquiry by the USAF Association
to hold a joint reunion, the board decided against the proposal but
would extend an invitation to their membership to attend our reunion.
6. Next Meeting: The next Executive Board Meeting will be
held at 1100 hours on Wednesday, May 15, 2002, in the USAMU
Conference Room, Building 243, Fort Benning, Georgia.
7. Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 1230 hours.
Laurence K. Mosely
April 2002 Financial Statement
Approved by the Executive Board on May 15, 2002.