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NOCCC: Invitation May 17

Posted by Newsletter Reprint on May 11, 2012

This came over the wire from the North Orange County Conservatives Coalition on Wednesday…


 Honor our Military 

Memorial Day, Monday, May 28

 Please Join NOCCC on Thursday, May 17 at 7:00PM as we honor our military by welcoming Colonel Michael P. Chené to bring us up to date on the Middle East:  The war in Afghanistan, the progress in Iraq, the state of the Arab Spring — how they are all inter-related and their effect the United States. 

With special introduction by Gulf War Veteran and Retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel JD Pauly. Q & A will follow talk.

7:00 – 8:30 pm

The Foxfire Restaurant Conference Room

5717 E. Santa Ana Canyon Road, Anaheim

91 Freeway @ Imperial Highway

Dessert & Coffee provided.  $5 suggested donation to help cover costs.

Please RSVP to Desaré deseric@sbcglobal.net


Why not dine at the Foxfire Restaurant before the meeting? Separate reservations required through the restaurant. Please call 714-974-5400 or visit www.foxfirerestaurant.com

*We will also reserve time at the end for anyone who wishes to announce any Memorial Day services taking place in our community, so please bring information.

 http://www.cagenweb.com/plumas/logoUSMC.jpg                                                                                                         Col Chené

Colonel Michael P. Chené

Assistant Chief of Staff G-3, Marine Forces Pacific

Colonel Chené graduated from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, CA in 1982.  He was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in December 1982.

A career Infantry Officer, his command billets include 3 Platoon Commands, 4 Company Commands & 1 Battalion Command.  His staff assignments include 2 Logistic Officer billets, 2 Company Executive Officer billets, Battalion Operations Officer, Battalion Executive Officer, Inspector General and his current billet as the Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations, Marine Forces Pacific.

Colonel Chené has deployed overseas 6 times covering 6 Continents, 47 countries with two combat tours (Iraq & Somalia).

Colonel Chené’s decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal with gold star, the Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medal with gold star, the Navy Marine Corps Achievement Medal with gold star, the Combat Action Ribbon and the Military Outstanding Service Medal.

Colonel Chené is married to the former Julienne Moen & they have five children; Kimberly, Jordan, Nicole, Jessica & Adam.


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