Friday, November 8 - Sunday, November 10, 2002

 Phoenix Park Hotel
520 North Capitol Street, N.W., Washington, DC  20001

 Friday, November 8, 2002

     9:00 a.m.    National Vietnam & Gulf War Veterans Coalition Leadership Breakfast
     7:00 p.m.    Convention Registration and 
                       Hospitality Room – hosted by National Headquarters – managed by PA-35

 Saturday, November 9, 2002

     9:00  a.m.    Coffee -  Danish  -  Juices
                        Convention Opening Ceremonies - Native American Ceremonies – Welcome and
                        Introduction of National Board Members, Program Directors and Advisors by
                        Michael Milne, National Commander and Nancy Verespy, National Executive Director
    9:30 a.m.     Craig Sincock, Ph.D, CW5, U.S. Army –
                        Pentagon Angels and Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS)
    10:00 a.m.   VA Compensation and Pension Service Department of Veterans Affairs
                        Ronald J. Henke, Director
    11:00 a.m.    Reconciliation Tour Information  - Carla Evans – VVnW Australia Chaplain
    12  noon       Lunch – provided by National Headquarters
    1:00 p.m.      “All Things Are Possible”  - Buddy Hewell, Korean Veteran, Co-Founder A.T.A.P.
                         Companies, Motivational Writer/Speaker 
    1:30  p.m.     Herbert Hennen – Veterans in Conflict with the Law
                         Speakers:  Federal Prosecutor – U.S. Attorney’s Office
                         Federal Defense Attorney – Mr. Allen Chaset
    2:30 p.m.      United Veterans Beacon House – John Spadea, Program Director and
                         Frank Amalfitano,  President, UVBH - NY
    3:30 p.m.      POW/MIA Information – Joyce Rommel, National Program Director

                         VVnW Webmaster Gerald Baker and VVnW National Headquarters Representative
                         Michael Murphy will display the VVnW website and answer questions
                         throughout the Convention
    7:00 p.m.      Come-As-You-Are Dance – Cost  $15 per person - $25 per couple
                         (beer, soda, coffee, snacks included)  Band:  Trial by Fire

Sunday, November 10, 2002

    10:00 a.m.    Awards Breakfast - Announcement of Election results for National Officers
                        Veteran of the Year - Volunteer of the Year - Honorary Life Membership

                        Speaker – Major Marc Hoffmeister, Captain, Team VVnW -  Eco-Challenge
                        with Sgt. 1st Class Bob Haines, Team VVnW Team Member

Closing of Convention

    7:00 p.m.    Hospitality Room for those staying in D.C. – sponsored by National Headquarters

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