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2018 MCRA ANNUAL CONVENTION

  • 11 Oct 2018
  • 12:00 PM
  • 14 Oct 2018
  • 12:00 PM
  • San Antonio, TX
  • 244

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2018 MCRA ANNUAL CONVENTION


We have made arrangements to stay at the historic, click here to make your reservation Emily Morgan Hotel or you can call 210-244-0129 & reference "Marine Corps Reserve Association" to obtain our $124 rate.


** Please register going to attend

10 Oct (Wed)

Arrival in San Antonio

11 Oct (Thur)

0800 - 0900: Breakfast at hotel

**0900 - 1000: Travel to National Museum of the Pacific War 

1000 - 1430: tour museum - lunch

1430 - 1600: travel back to San Antonio

1730 - 1830: informal reception at historic Menger Hotel Bar

**1830-2030: River boat dinner cruise (those who wish to attend will pay on own)

Those not visiting the museum

1000 - 1600: walking tour in historic San Antonio - lunch 

12 Oct (Fri):

0630-0800: Breakfast (on own)

** 0830 - 1130: Tour of Alamo 

1130 - 1230: Lunch at La Pandora (pay on own)

1300 - 1700: MCRA Business meeting: held in hotel

  • Budget brief
  • Communications brief
  • Status of MFR
  • Chapters update
  • Programs/awards update
  • Way ahead for MCRA

** 1800 - 2000: MCRA Reception to be held at hotel. Hosted by National Executive Director & President. Wine - beer - soft drinks & hor-douvers will be provided.

2000: Dinner on own

(SPOUSE EVENTS): 

1230 - 1630: "Hop-on/Hop-off bus tour" of San Antonio

13 Oct (Sat):

0630-0730: Breakfast (on own)

0730: Depart for Joint Base San Antonio.

** 0800 - 1130:  LEADERSHIP SEMINAR

  • 1st session: VAdm John Bird: will address the security issues the U.S. is facing in the Pacific. VAdm Bird's last active duty assignment was 7th Commander. 
  • 2d session: Maj Jim Capers & SgtMaj Gene Overstreet: Maj Capers is a "Mustang" being promoted during combat from SSgt to officer, he is also a Silver Star recipient. SgtMaj Overstreet is the 18th SgtMaj of the Marine Corps. Both will discuss leadership during combat operations, how it is different from peacetime. 

1130~: depart for hotel

1200 - 1300: lunch at Mi Terria

1300 - 1700: MCRA Business meeting: 

  • By-laws changes
  • Results of new leadership
  • Vote on budget for 2019
  • Vote on awards
1830: Meet at bar for cocktails

1900: Dinner on own

(SPOUSE EVENTS): 

0900 - 1630: "Hop-on/Hop-off bus tour" of San Antonio


14 Oct (Sun):

0630-0730: Breakfast (on own)

0730-1100: Workgroup meetings

1100: Closure of conference, depart for airport


** Please register going to attend


Marine Corps Reserve Association
3619 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Suite 115
Stafford, VA  22554

877-289-8780 & 703-289-1204


MCRA LIFE TRUST 501 c(19) FEDERAL TAX ID: 53-0235297

MCRA EDUCATION TRUST 501c(3) FEDERAL TAX ID: 46-7247920


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