Minutes of the Meeting
1. Monthly Meeting: The monthly Executive Board Meeting
of the Military Marksmanship Association was held September 23, 2005
in the Army Marksmanship Conference Room, Building 243, Fort Benning, Georgia.
a. Board Members Present:
Bruce A. Meredith, President
Laurence K. Mosely, Secretary
Samuel W. Hunter, Treasurer
Carter Berry, Public
Affairs Committee Chairman and MMA Times Editor
Reunion Coordination Chairman
Richard D. Rebidue,
Membership Committee Chairman
b. Board Members Absent:
Stephen Goff, Vice President
Archibald V. Arnold
III, Roundhouse Committee Chairman
c. U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit Representative:
Mr. Robert Aylward, USAMU Deputy
d. Guests: None.
e. Call to Order: A quorum being
present, the President called the meeting to order at 10:15 a. m.
2. Treasurer's Report: Motion made, seconded, and carried to
approve the Treasurer's Report for August 2005. The Treasurer
remarked that the laptop computer purchase costs would be included in
the September report.
3. Minutes: Motion made, seconded, and carried to approve the
Minutes of the Executive Board Meeting held on August 25, 2005.
4. Unfinished Business:
a. Membership Form Update: The
Membership Chairperson reported that the association was currently at
520 members. He also reported that only 34 members had failed
to complete a new membership application.
b. Fiftieth Anniversary Biography Status: The
Secretary reported that Turner Publishing Company had provided a
by-name list of the 140 bios they have received from MMA members.
c. MMA Room License: The Secretary
reported that he had contacted Mr. DeCarlo, USAIC Real Estate
Officer, and was informed that the license to use a room in building
243 was being prepared.
5. New Business:
a. 50th Anniversary Book: The
Secretary noted he had e-mailed Ms Parish, Turner Publishing Company,
providing contact information and outlined areas of responsibility
for MMA and USAMU in preparing the 50th anniversary book.
b. USAMU Report: The USAMU Deputy
reported the following items.
(1) Sergeant Max Michael won the World
Championship in Action Shooting (steel plate targets).
(2) He had contacted Congressman Collins to
obtain flags flown over the U.S. Capitol.
(3) The Armored School would be relocated to
form the Combined Arms Maneuver Center at Fort Benning as a result of
the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Commission. This
realignment could force USAMU to move from their present headquarters
or accelerate the building of the new HQ.
c. MMA Times Input and 2006 Membership Directory:
(1) MMA Times: Input for the December
issue was scheduled for December 15, 2005.
(2) Membership Directory: The 2006
Membership Directory would be prepared and sent to the printer the
first week in 2006. The December 2005 MMA Times issue and the 2006
Membership Directory would be mailed together.
d. Presidents Comments: The President
asked board members to identify persons (VIP) who should be invited
to attend the 50th anniversary reunion and be prepared to discuss
this topic at the next meeting. He also added that he wished to
continue the discussion about reunion expenditures and establishing a
reunion budget at the next meeting.
6. Next Meetings: The next Executive Board Meeting was
scheduled for 10:00 AM, Thursday, October 20, 2005, in the USAMU
Conference Room, Building 243, Fort Benning, Georgia. The November
meeting was scheduled for Thursday, November 17, 2005, and the
December meeting on Thursday, December 15, 2005.
7. Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 11:35 a. m.
Laurence K. Mosely
September 2005 Financial Statement
Approved by the Executive Board on October 20, 2005.