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Next meeting:   Wednesday - 10th August at 12:15pm for 12.45pm start


August Speaker: David Rosenberg

PINE GAP
In 1966, Australia and the USA signed a treaty that allowed the establishment of a jointly run satellite tracking station at Pine Gap, near Alice Springs.  For more than 50 years it has operated in a s shroud of secrecy and has been the subject of much public and political controversy.

David Rosenberg was a civilian employed by the US National Security Agency for 23 years, completing the last 18 years to 2008 managing a team in Operations at the facility at Pine Gap.  He will talk about his experiences there and about the significance of the facility for Australia and the USA. David is the author of a book on the subject published in 2018.  He was the technical and creative consultant for the ABC and Netflix TV series based on his book.  He will sell copies of his book after the presentation and he is prepared to sign copies already bought by Club members if they wish.


Calendar
Current Activities: July/ August 2019
DayDateActivity
Fri 02 AugLaundry Bags
Fri 09 Aug Theatre
Tue 13 Aug Cards & Games
Wed 14 Aug Book Club
General Meeting
Thu 15 Aug Trivial Pursuit
Fri 16-Aug Lawn Bowls
Doyles Restaurant
Classical Music
Thu 22 Aug Golf
Fri 23 Aug Wine & Cheese
Tue 27 Aug Cards & Games
Wed 28 Aug Movies
Fri 06 Sep Laundry Bags
Tue 10 Sep Cards & Games
Wed 14 Aug Book Club
General Meeting
Theatre

For more information about the activities shown above, please refer to your newsletter. Times, places, travel arrangements and full details are provided. Please refer to the individual activity reports as some do not meet in the December / January period.

The WATS (Walking And Talking Seniors) group meets every Monday, Wednesday and Fridays at Ruddock Park. See Activities for details.



 

 

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