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TAPS Honor Guard Gala
Supporting the Families of the Fallen

April 6, 2016 

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Thank you to all those who participated in the 2015 TAPS Honor Guard Gala. We are so appreciative of your support.
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TAPS Honor Guard Gala

Wednesday, March 18, 2015
6:00 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. Dinner and Program
Black Tie Optional

National Building Museum
Washington, DC


Special Guest
Eric Dane, CDR Tom Chandler from
TNT's The Last Ship

Masters of Ceremony
Kyra Phillips, CNN, and John Roberts, Fox News

Keynote Speaker
General Martin Dempsey, USA
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

TAPS Honor Guard Gala Military Award Recipient
Admiral Jonathan Greenert, USN
Chief of Naval Operations

TAPS Honor Guard Gala Congressional Award Recipient
Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen
Member, House Appropriations Committee


Leadership Committe

Jerry DeMuro
President and CEO, BAE Systems, Inc.
Mark Grier
Vice Chairman, Prudential Financial, Inc.
Gregory Hayes
President and CEO, United Technologies Corporation
John Mateczun
President, UnitedHealthcare Military and Veterans
Tony Moraco
Chief Executive Officer, SAIC
John Urias
President, Oshkosh Defense
John B. Wood
Chief Executive Officer, Telos Corporation
Wendi Strong

Mike Bouchard
Sterling Global Operations, Inc.

Maureen Casey
JPMorgan Chase & Company

Dan Cornell
SunTrust Robinson Humphrey

Kristie Cunningham
BAE Systems

Bill Earle
Nat Assn of Beverage Importers

Lucy Fitch

Matt Green
DRS Technologies, Inc.

Buzz Hefti, Co-Chair
Van Scoyoc Associates

Jay Kimmitt
Oshkosh Defense

Beth Mahan
Atlas Research


Tracy Malone
UnitedHealth Group

Chip Meyers
United Parcel Service, Inc.

Doug Morrison

Mary Claire Murphy

Chris Peace, Co-Chair
United Technologies Corporation

Chuck Sevola

Bill Sullivan, USN (Ret)
L-3 Communications

Mark Tomb
Hewlett-Packard Company

Allison Wallace
Telos Corporation

Ambassador Committee
 Deanie Dempsey
Spouse of General Martin Dempsey, USA
 Ellyn Dunford
Spouse of General Joseph Dunford, USMC
 Mary Winnefeld
Spouse of Admiral James Winnefeld, USN
 Betty Welsh
Spouse of General Mark Welsh, USAF
 Linda Odierno
Spouse of General Ray Odierno, USA
 Pat Grass
Spouse of General Frank Grass, USA
 Darleen Greenert
Spouse of Admiral Jonathan Greenert, USN
 Fran DeNinno-Zukunft
Spouse of Admiral Paul Zukunft, USCG
 Debbie Allyn
Spouse of General Daniel Allyn, USA
 Wayne Cowles
Spouse of Admiral Michelle Howard, USN
 Susan Barrett
Spouse of Sgt. Maj. Micheal Barrett, USMC
 Margaret Gibson
Spouse of Mr. Sloan Gibson
 Lisa Battaglia
Spouse of Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia, USMC
 Sally Lengyel
Spouse of Lt. Gen. Joseph Lengyel, USAF
 Blaire Martin Brush
Spouse of CMS Mitchell Brush, USAF
 Deborah Mullen,
Committee Chair

Spouse of Admiral Michael Mullen, USN (Ret)
 Janet Cantrell
Spouse of MCPOCG Steven Cantrell, USCG
 Debbie Paxton
Spouse of General John Paxton, Jr., USMC
 Sandee Cartwright

 Suzie Schwartz
Spouse of General Norton Schwartz, USAF (Ret)
 Sheila Casey
Spouse of General George Casey, USA (Ret)
 Gail Staba
Spouse of Vice Admiral Peter Neffenger, USCG
 Jeanne Chandler
Spouse of SMA Raymond Chandler, USA
 Theresa Stevens
Spouse of MCPCON Mike Stevens, USN
 Mrs. Athena Cody
Spouse of CMSAF James Cody, USAF
 Annette Conway
Spouse of General James Conway, USMC (Ret)
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