Texas Capital Area Chapter Blog Posts

07 Feb 2024 General Membership Meeting

Austin, Texas

The Texas Capital Area Chapter conducted a general membership meeting at Camp Mabry, Austin, TX on 07 February 2024.

19 Jan 2024 Retirement Ceremony for LTG Dennis McKean

Austin, Texas

The Texas Capital Area Chapter leadership attended the retirement ceremony for LTG Dennis "Scott" McKean, Deputy Commanding General and Director, Future and Concept Center of Army Futures Command on 19 January 2024.

06 December 2023 LTG McLain Medal was presented to MG (Ret) Patrick M. Hamilton

Austin, TX

Our chapter conducted a General Membership Meeting and Award Ceremony on Wednesday, December 6, 2023. The LTG McLain Medal was presented to MG (Ret) Patrick M. Hamilton, former commanding general of the 36th Infantry Division by BG (Ret) Jack Haley from AUSA National Headquarters and MG (Ret) Robert Halverson. 

Our chapter president also recognized civic leaders from Round Rock, TX who came in support of MG Hamilton.

06 December 2023 BG Tanya R. Trout is Chapter's Speaker

Austin, TX

Our chapter conducted a General Membership Meeting and National Guard 387th Birthday Celebration on Wednesday, December 6, 2023.

The guest speaker was BG Tanya R. Trout, Director of the Joint Staff of the Texas Military Department. BG Trout gave an excellent presentation on the history of the National Guard and current programs and missions ongoing for the Texas Army National Guard.

06 December 2023 Support for TMD Family Support Group Check Presentation

Austin, TX

Our chapter conducted a General Membership Meeting in the auditorium at the Headquarters Building of the Texas National Guard on Camp Mabry, Austin, TX. 

During this meeting, COL (Ret) Garry Patterson and MG (Ret) Gregg Potter presented a ceremonial check for $2,500.00 to the Texas Military Department (TMD) Family Support Group in the form of $100.00 gift cards to be shared with enlisted soldier's families in need during the holiday season. 

11 November 2023 Veterans Day Event in Manor - Guest Speaker COL (R) Hossfeld

Manor, Texas

COL (R) Christopher Hossfeld was the guest speaker at a Veterans Day Ceremony in Manor on 11 November 2023. Attending from the Texas Capital Area Chapter was Anthony Dennis, one of the chapter's Community Partners.

11 November 2023 MG (R) Halverson Attends Military Appreciation Weekend at Colorado State U

Ft. Collins, Colorado

Immediate Past Chapter President MG (Ret) Bob Halverson attended the Military Appreciation Weekend and Football Game at Colorado State University on 11 November 2023. He represented AUSA and our Texas Capital Area Chapter in support of the Senior ROTC program at Colorado State University vs San Diego State University football game. 

05 November 2023 MG (R) Robert L. Halverson Represented TCAC at Field of Honor Ceremony in Georgetown Texas

Georgetown, Texas

Immediate Chapter Past President, MG (Ret) Robert L. Halverson represented the Texas Capital Area Chapter and formally participated in the Annual Rotary Club of Georgetown Field of Honor ceremony in Georgetown Texas on 05 November 2023. 

01 November 2023 Texas Capital Area Chapter General Membership Meeting

Austin, Texas

The Texas Capital Area Chapter held a chapter general membership meeting on 1 November 2023 at the Camp Mabry Military Museum in Austin, Texas. 

This event was honored to have as our speaker, Ali Craig, Executive Director of the non-profit veteran support organization, Victor + Valor. This organization is located in Austin and focuses on helping soldiers both active, veterans, retired military and their immediate families create profitable brands and businesses at no cost. 

01 Nov 2023 Texas Capital Area Chapter Honors Boeing as Community Partner

Austin, Texas

During our chapter meeting on 1 November 2023, we conducted a special awards ceremony to honor one of our community partners for their continued support to the Texas Capital Area Chapter.