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Minutes of the Meeting
January 2007

1. Monthly Meeting: The monthly Executive Board Meeting of the Military Marksmanship Association was held January 12, 2007, in the Army Marksmanship Conference Room, Building 243.

    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
        Phil Cannella, Reunion Coordination Chairman and Past President
        Richard D. Rebidue, Membership Committee Chairman

    b. Board Members Absent:

        Stephen Goff, Vice President
        Archibald V. Arnold III, MMA Immediate Past President

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

    d. Guests: Robert I. Hoidahl, Jr., President Elect, and Ronald F. Martere, Vice President Elect.

    e. Call to Order: A quorum being present, the President called the meeting to order at 1:05 p.m.

2. Treasurer’s Report: Motion made, seconded, and carried to approve the Treasurer’s Reports for December 2006.

3. Minutes: Minutes of the Executive Board Meeting held on December 14, 2006, were not available.

4. Unfinished Business: None.

5. New Business:

    a. Soldier of the Year Award: The President displayed a Smith & Wesson Military and Police model caliber .40 pistol that will be presented to the MMA Soldier of the Year.

    b. Annual Meeting Door Prize: The President announced that Crossman, Corp., had donated a caliber .177 air rifle to the MMA. He stated that the air rifle would be given as the main door prize and that only members in good standing would be eligible for the drawing.

    c. Annual Meeting Refreshments: Phil Cannella volunteered to coordinate and purchase the refreshments for the Annual Meeting. Motion made, seconded, and carried to authorize the expenditure of $600.00 for refreshments at the Annual General Membership Meeting.

    d. USAMU Report: The USAMU Deputy reported the following items:

    (1) USAMU 50th History Book: Turner Publishing Company submitted a draft copy of the 50th USAMU History Book for review. Minor corrections were made and USAMU returned to the publisher. Shipping of the book is still scheduled for March 2007.

    (2) USAMU Unit Colors: USAMU will receive the official Unit Colors in March or April 2007.

    (3) USAMU Headquarters Detachment: General Orders were published announcing that the USAMU HQ Detachment has been designated as a permanent detachment.

    (4) USAMU Memorabilia Store: The USAMU SGM is exploring the possibility of opening a USAMU memorabilia store similar to the Ranger memorabilia store.

    e. USAMU Sergeants Major List: The USAMU Deputy is compiling a list of all previous USAMU Sergeants Major. He requested that the MMA send the list to the membership for review.

    f. Membership: The Membership Chairman reported that the association’s membership had increased from 656 members in December to 659 members in January.

6. Next Meetings: The next Executive Board Meeting will be scheduled to coincide with the mailing of the 2007 Membership Directory. Date to be announced. (Note: The February MMA Executive Board Meeting and mailing of the 2007 MMA Membership Directory was held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, February 15, 2007.)

7. Adjournment: The meeting was adjourned at 13:40 p. m.

Laurence K. Mosely

January 2007 Financial Statement

Approved by the Executive Board on February 15, 2007.

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