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AGCRA European Chapter  |  2019

HISTORY

Of the European Chapter

We are in need of any information on the European Chapter's history.  Due to downsizing, unit moves, personnel turnover, and life, we have lost track of our Chapter's history.  If you can add to the story of our past, please contact any Chapter Officer or use the contact page on this site.
May 2019
The European Chapter hosted the Annual AG Ball on Saturday, 11 May 2019, at the Armstrong Club on Vogelweh Kaserne with 292 attendees.  The social started at 1700 hours, and the receiving line opened at 1800 hours.  The junior guest speaker was SPC Terrell Francis, HR Specialist AFNorth Battalion NATO Brigade, and the featured guest speaker was SGM Pamela Duggan, HRC EPMD SGM.  Honored guests included CSM Lynice Thorpe-Noel, HRC CSM and COL Jay Jones, Director EPMD HRC.  The Chapter President presented 21 AGCRA awards:  16 COL Robert Manning medals, 3 Horatio Gates Bronze medals, and 2 Horatio Gates Gold medals.  The USAREUR Band Jazz Ensemble provided music during the social hour and dinner.  A DJ provided music at the conclusion of the formal portion.  Attendees received a glass mug memento.  Gifts were raffled.  Suttler Store merchandise was available for purchase.
The AG Ball followed USAREUR G1's hosted event, the HR Professionals Forum, on Friday 10 May also held at the Armstrong Club.
April 2019
Regional VP for Wiesbaden hosted an AG Lunch on 19APR19 at the Clay Kaserne DFAC with guest speaker MSG Nathan Wyatt, 66th MI Brigade S-1 NCOIC.
March 2019
On 28MAR19, USAG-Rheinland-Pfalz approved AGCRA-European Chapter as a Private Organization.
 
The Chapter submitted the annual Historical Report for FY18 to Nationals.
The Chapter received $95 from Nationals for recruitment during the annual Membership Drive, 1FEB-15MAR 2019.
February 2019
SGM Kevin McMullen elected as Chapter Vice President assuming duties from SGM Diedre Nevels.  SGM Tamika DeVeaux elected as Chapter VP for Plans & Operations assuming duties from SGM Kevin McMullen.  1LT Erica Schneider elected as Regional VP for Bavaria assuming duties vacated by MSG Annjeanette Chaney.  SFC Bradley Cook elected as Regional VP for Benelux assuming duties vacated by SFC Darryl Avery.
January 2019
CPT Phillipa Lewin elected as Chapter Historian filling a vacancy.  
 
Regional VP for Wiesbaden hosted an AG Breakfast on 31JAN19 at the Clay Kaserne DFAC with guest speaker COL Matt Rasmussen, USAREUR G1.
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December 2018
Regional VP for Rheinland-Pfalz in coordination with 5-7th ADA Battalion S-1 hosted an AG Breakfast on 11DEC18 at the Baumholder DFAC with 25 attendees.
November 2018
On 1NOV18, NATO Brigade hosted an AG Meet & Greet networking event at the Vogelweh bowling center.
October 2018
SGM Kevin McMullen elected as Chapter VP for Plans & Ops assuming duties vacated by SFC Tyesha Cox. 
On 22OCT18, Regional VP for Rheinland-Pfalz and 569th HR CO sponsored an AG Breakfast on Rhine Ordinance Barracks.
 
The European Chapter website went live. 
 
The Chapter's Constitution & Bylaws were updated to remove reference to a Regional VP for Stuttgart due to the activation of a separate chapter for that region named the "Stuttgart Chapter."
September 2018
SGM Diedre Nevels elected as Chapter Vice President assuming duties from CW3 Joshua Sergeant.  SFC Shannon Wyatt elected as Regional VP for Wiesbaden assuming duties vacated by SGM Lee Thomas.  CW5 Martha Ervin elected as Chapter VP for Fundraising assuming duties vacated by MSG Katherine Lawsonbest.
July 2018
SPC Alexander Martez-Munoz elected as Chapter Secretary filling a vacancy.
May 2018
The European Chapter hosted the annual European AG Ball at the Ramstein Officer's Club on Saturday 19 May 2018 and attended by approximately 110 people.  The ball’s theme was “Quiet Professionals - Celebrating 100 Years of the AG Warrant Officer Corps.”  The guest speakers were CW5 John D. Jasinski and SPC Rachel Allen, continuing a Chapter tradition of having a junior and senior guest speaker.  The Chapter presented 11 AGCRA awards to members.
January 2018
SFC Angel Acosta elected as Chapter VP for Communications filling a vacancy.
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October 2017
CW4 Chad Bowen elected as Regional VP for Rheinland-Pfalz assuming duties vacated by Mr. Venice Jones.  SSG Ernie Bragg elected as Chapter Treasurer assuming duties from SSG Jesus Duran.  SFC Tyesha Cox elected as Chapter VP for Plans & Ops assuming duties from CW3 Sargeant.  CW3 Sargeant elected as Chapter Vice President.
September 2017
The European Chapter hosted the annual European AG Ball at Ramstein Officer's Club on 30 September 2017 and attended by approximately 150 people.  The ball's theme was "Red, White, and Blue."  The guest speakers were COL Thomas W. Seifert and SPC Monoco, starting a Chapter tradition of having a junior and senior guest speaker.  The Chapter presented 7 AGCRA awards to members.
August 2017
SFC Heywood Brevard elected as Chapter VP for Membership assuming duties vacated by 1LT Rita Dannard. 
July 2017
CPT Silvia McKeller elected as Chapter VP for Awards assuming duties from CPT Desiree Andrus.
March 2017
COL Matt Rasmussen elected as Chapter President assuming duties from CPT Dina Boley.  MSG Katherine Lawsonbest elected as Chapter VP for Fundraising.  SGM Richard Thomas elected as Chapter Sergeant At Arms filling a vacancy.
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December 2016
The US NATO Brigade in coordination with the European Chapter hosted an AG Social on 15DEC16 at the Armstrong Club on Vogelweh.
May 2016
CPT Desiree Andrus elected as Chapter VP for Awards.
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May 2015
The European Chapter hosted the annual European AG Ball at Ramstein Officer's Club on Saturday 9 May 2015.
March 2015
European Chapter officers on 19MAR15 as taken from meeting minutes were:
  Chapter President:  SGM Ronald Walker
  Vice President:  COL Karolyn Hooper
  Treasurer:  CW3 Steve Delgado
  Secretary :  CPT Michael Walters
  Sergeant of Arms:  SGM Mildred Lonergan
  VP Awards:  CPT Cameron Quarles
  VP Membership:  CPT Vernita Corbett
  VP Communications:  Mr. Thomas Shane
  VP Fund-Raising:  SGM Daniel Hilton
  VP Plans and Ops:  CPT Dina Boley
  Regional VP Bavaria:  MSG Braulio Jarquin
  Regional VP Benelux:  LTC Sean Barrett
  Regional VP Rheinland-Pfalz:  vacant
  Regional VP Stuttgart:  SFC Edwin Lloyd
  Regional VP Vicenza:  MSG Vienary Tanksley
  Regional VP Wiesbaden:  Mr. John Spillman
January 2015
European Chapter officers on 22JAN15 as taken from meeting minutes were:
  Chapter President:  SGM Ronald Walker
  Vice President:  COL Karolyn Hooper
  Treasurer:  SSG Tracey Yon
  Secretary :  Ms. Melanie Ladra
  Sergeant of Arms:  SGM Mildred Lonergan
  VP Awards:  CPT Cameron Quarles
  VP Membership:  vacant
  VP Communications:  vacant
  VP Fund-Raising:  SGM Daniel Hilton
  VP Plans and Ops:  CPT Dina Boley
  Regional VP Bavaria:  MSG Braulio Jarquin
  Regional VP Benelux:  LTC Sean Barrett
  Regional VP Rheinland-Pfalz:  vacant
  Regional VP Stuttgart:  SFC Edwin Lloyd
  Regional VP Vicenza:  MSG Vienary Tanksley
  Regional VP Wiesbaden:  Mr. John Spillman
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November 2014
The Chapter hosted an AGCRA Breakfast on 21NOV14 at Kleber Kaserne DFAC with guest speaker, COL Thomas Seifert, Director 1st HRSC.
July 2014
The Chapter hosted an AGCRA Breakfast on 22JUL14 with guest speaker, COL Robert Larsen, Commander NATO Brigade.
June 2014
The Chapter received $115 from Nationals for recruitment during the annual Membership Drive, APR-MAY14.
May 2014
The European Chapter hosted the annual European AG Ball at Ramstein Officer's Club on Saturday 10 May 2014.  The guest speaker LTG Donald M. Campbell, Jr.
European Chapter officers in May 2014 as taken from the AG Ball program were:
  Chapter President:  COL Robert Larsen
  Vice President:  COL Thomas Quinn
  Treasurer:  SSG Tracey Yon
  Secretary :  Ms. Melanie Ladra
  Sergeant of Arms:  SGM Ronald Walker
  VP (Awards):  CPT Cameron Quarles
  VP (Membership):  SFC Katherine Turner
  VP (Marketing):  Mr. Garrett Knoche
  VP (Fund-Raising):  Mr. Venice Jones
  VP (Plans and Ops):  Mr. John Spillman
March 2014
The Chapter's Constitution & Bylaws were updated on 10 March 2014.
January 2014
The Chapter hosted an AGCRA Breakfast on 30JAN14 with guest speaker, SGM Ronald Walker, 21st TSC G1 SGM.
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November 2013
European Chapter officers in May 2014 as taken from the AG Ball program were:
  Chapter President:  COL Robert Larsen
  Vice President:  COL Thomas Quinn
  Treasurer:  SSG Tracey Yon
  Secretary :  Ms. Melanie Ladra
  Sergeant of Arms:  SGM Christian Carr
  VP (Awards):  vacant
  VP (Membership):  SFC Katherine Turner
  VP (Marketing):  Mr. Garrett Knoche
  VP (Fund-Raising):  Mr. Venice Jones
  VP (Communications):  SFC John Wollaston
  VP (Plans and Ops):  Mr. John Spillman
  Webmaster:  vacant
  Editor:  CW4 Enrique Aguirreulloa
CPT Cameron Quarles elected as VP Awards assuming duties vacated by CPT Evans.
October 2013
The Chapter hosted an AGCRA Breakfast on 24OCT13 with approximately 70 attendees.
May 2013
The Chapter received $85 from Nationals for recruitment during the annual Membership Drive, MAR-APR13.