• Expo West and Meetings

    TO:        Southwest Division Members
    FROM: SW Division Sr. Vice Commandant Marine Richard Hoery
    SUBJ:   2017 Marine Expo West, Quinn and Southwest Division Conferences
    DATE:  January 8, 2017

    The following is the schedule for the upcoming Marine Expo West and associated meetings.  Please note the time change for the February 2nd Quinn and Southwest Division meetings. Please disseminate to your members.

    • January 31: Booth setup at Expo site; fill bags for distribution.  Expo site is located at Area 22 Parade Deck south of airfield, between 10th and 11th Streets and Avenues E and F.  From the main gate, take Vandegrift Blvd toward Mainside.
    • February 1 – 0830 – 0945: Commander’s Preview / Grand Opening Ceremony
      • 1000 – 1500:  Exhibits Open
      • 1800 – 2100:  Marine Corps Association and Foundation West Coast Dinner at Sheraton Carlsbad Resort, 5480 Grand Pacific Drive, Carlsbad, CA.  Speaker is MajGen David W. Coffman.  www.mca-marines.org  to register.  Cost is $60/$80.
    • February 2 – 0830 – 1500: Exhibits Open
      • 1400:  Quinn and Southwest Division conferences in Veterans Building (VANC)
        • 1617 Mission Avenue, Oceanside.
        • Division MODD Growl – Follows
    • February 3 – 0600: Gate opens for MCRD Graduation – all entry through Gate #5 Washington Street.  Driver and passenger’s photo ID’s may be required along with proof of insurance for driver; no weapons allowed.  Parking for graduation on Russell, Hochmuth and Iwo Avenues.
      • 0600 – 0900:  Breakfast Buffet @ the Bay Restaurant, Neville Road Building 132 or OYO
      • 0800 – 0830:  Colors, Marine Band at Commanding General’s HQ located on Russell Avenue between Seminole and Korea Road.  Parking on either end of Shepherd Field Parade Deck.
      • 0830 0945: Graduation Seating – Shepherd Field Parade Deck
      • 1000:  Graduation Ceremony


    January 22, 2017 / Richard Hoery / 0

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