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Published on Monday, 24 February 2014 07:27
GRADLINKS OF CENTRAL FLORIDA
Cordially invites all U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, Coast Guard Academy, Merchant Marine Academy Alumni and all other former commissioned officers from ROTC, OCS, and other commissioning programs.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014, from 6:00 -8:00 P.M. At
The University Club
150 East Central Blvd, Orlando, FL - The parking entrance is on the corner of Central Blvd and Rosalind Ave. For detailed directions, call the club at 407-425-2514.
Check-in and networking begins at 6:00 P.M.
Hors d’ oeuvres and refreshments will be served (cash bar) Cost is $20 per person…pay at the door
Spouses & Significant Others are invited – Dress: Business Casual
WHAT IS GRADLINKS?
Gradlinks is a joint meeting of all Service Academy graduates and other commissioned officers to provide a forum specifically designed to facilitate business, professional education, and networking opportunities with other graduates in the Central Florida area. This is done by holding periodic events (currently we are planning two of these events a year), where these activities are the principal focus. It is not intended to replace any of the current activities of the ongoing chapters and societies. Gradlinks is based on the belief that a deep bond of mutual respect exists between officers of all branches of the service by reason of their many shared experiences, interests, ethics, and values.
Through Gradlinks, participants benefit from this special bond with enhanced business, professional, and social contacts, by assistance with career transitions, and by highly rewarding inter-service camaraderie.
R.S.V.P (yes or no) by Wednesday, March 19th. Notification of future events will be by e-mail only, therefore if you can’t attend please respond with your e-mail address, branch of service and commissioning source:
Eric J. Reinhold, CFP®, MBA, APMA® - USNA ‘88
Associate Vice President
Published on Thursday, 13 February 2014 20:10
Players officially commit
Austin Weaver waited and waited for the call.
A two-way starter for state champion Salpointe (Ariz.), Weaver had sent out a highlight video to Army more than a month ago.
A coaching change was delaying Army's response, he thought.
As signing day approached, Weaver was set on exploring other options.
Finally, on Tuesday night, Army rang. Assistant coach Sean Saturnio was offering Weaver a chance to play Division I football for the Black Knights.
"The first thing I thought about when he called me was a guy crawling under a barbed-wire fence in the mud and the rain," said Weaver, who played defensive end and guard for 14-0 Salpointe. "It was crazy to have a Division I offer in front of me. If they didn't call, I would have been stuck at a Division II school or walking on at a Division I school."Read more...
Published on Monday, 04 November 2013 09:25
The Army Sprint Football team topped service-academy rival Navy, 17-7, to grab its second consecutive Collegiate Sprint Football League title Oct. 26 at Shea Stadium. The Black Knights finished a perfect 7-0 overall for the second year in a row while racking up seven CSFL victories. The Midshipmen dropped to 5-1 after the defeat.
Junior quarterback James Wartski threw for 240 yards and a touchdown while also rushing for a season-best 78 yards on 14 carries for Army. Freshman back Marqus Burrell ran 16 times for 25 yards and a touchdown, and sophomore wide receiver Tucker Van Dyke caught six passes for 71 yards and a score. Sophomore receiver Kevin O’Brien paced the Black Knights with 76 receiving yards, while junior Zachary Woods totaled 55 receiving yards. Sophomore linebacker Ryan Gallagher made 10 stops for the Army defense, while senior Dylan Doty contributed six tackles and four sacks. Senior defensive end Thomas White and sophomore defensive back Kalaukoa Labonta each added an interception.Read more...
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