- – Audie Murphy Day at the Audie Murphy Museum. Kaniss speaking at 0900. Start at 0830 to 10:00
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Audie Murphy Day
Some of our noted speakers will include actor Brett Halsey. He starred
with Audie in the film To Hell & Back. Brett began acting at a young age
and continues to act today. Just a few of the many films he was in
include Ma & Pa Kettle at Home, Hot Rod Rumble, Return of the Fly and
Godfather: Part III. He also earned golden globes for his performance
in Desire in the Dust and the episode “New Star of the Year” in the tv show
Follow the Sun. In addition to acting, Brett is also a writer. His
bestselling book The Magnificent Strangers won a Porgie Award in 1979
and his most recent book is a thriller titled A Grave Misunderstanding.
Col. Richard Kaniss is a Retired Transportation Colonel. He
served in the Army for more than thirty years. His last deployment was
a two year tour overseas in support of Operation Enduring Freedom –
Philippines from 2001 – 2003. Col. Kaniss is currently the chapter
President for the Association of United States Army – North Texas –
Audie Murphy Chapter. In 2015 the AUSA chapter was named the
“Best” chapter by AUSA National for its worldwide support of
Wounded Warriors, their Leadership Program and their Veterans Job initiates.
Morning Program begins at the Fletcher Warren Civic Center:
8:30am – Exhibition Room opens/registration
9:30am – Program begins:
Post Colors, Invocation, pledge, National Anthem
Welcome – Steve Ramsey, President of Museum
Speaker – Col. Richard Kaniss, Ret.
Speaker – Brett Halsey, actor
Speaker – WWII living historian from Able Company
Recognition of Veterans – Hunt County Veterans Honor Guard
Speaker – Coy Prather
Recognition of Murphy family members
Discussion on ration stamps
Activities move over to Museum:
2:00pm – To Hell & Back movie
4:00pm – Episode of Gunsmoke
5:00pm – Bingo
6:30pm – Q&A session with Brett Halsey
7:00pm – Submarine Seahawk movie
8:30pm – Candlelight Remembrance at Statue
Living history encampment on museum grounds all day!
2017 AUSA North Texas Christmas Party
Saturday December 9th at 6:00 pm
Food & Drinks Ordered at each seat
Movie Thor Ragnarok
New Alamo Drafthouse
100 South Central Expressway
Richardson, TX 75080
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Directions
AUSA North Texas – Audie Murphy Chapter
Christmas Party Ticket
Saturday December 10th from 6 to 9 pm
Texas Land and Cattle
812 S. Central Expressway
Richardson TX, 75080
$30 per person includes appetizers, entree, dessert and coffee.
Alcoholic Beverages at your own expense.
Let us know if you will be attending.
If paying online please do so below.
- Nov 11 – Veterans Parade – Dallas City Hall – $500 donation last year to be in their program – do we want to do that again or not – Woody
- We are donating our chapter plaque to display inside the museum and unveil our memorial brick outside by the statue – meeting with Board of Directors at 11:30 am
Free for all AUSA Members and their guests
25 June 2016
11:30 arrival time at museum.
600 I-30 East.
Greenville, TX 75402
Exit 95 on I30 and it’s located on the north side of the highway on the service road.
Those who want to car pool need to be at the St Paul the Apostle School Parking lot by 10:00 am. Will depart by 10:20
720 South Floyd Road
Richardson, TX 75080
POC – Richard Kaniss 301-461-6900