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Meet an Expert: Brigadier General Linell A. Letendre

 

Celebrate Month of the Military Child with a special “Meet an Expert” webinar with Brigadier General Linell A. Letendre on April 27, 2021 from 5- 6 p.m.

Register now: https://gscolorado.formstack.com/forms/meet_an_expert_brigadier_general_linell_a_letendre_webinar_04_27_2021

Registration closes Monday, April 26.

Brigadier General Letendre is also the Dean of the Faculty at the U.S. Air Force Academy and commands the 730-member Dean of Faculty mission element and oversees the annual design and instruction of more than 660 undergraduate courses for 4,200 cadets across 31 academic disciplines. She also directs the operation of five support staff agencies and faculty resources involving more than $350 million.

The general will talk about her career, education, and experience in the U.S. Air Force. She will also talk about robotics in the military and the ethics behind the use of robotics in conflict. After her presentation, Girl Scouts will have an opportunity to ask questions live in the chat box.

We want to hear how your girl is using her Girl Scout skills by taking initiative, caring for the community, and Girl Scouting at home. She can send in her story here.

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Submitted by Lenore W.

Pikes Peak

Colorado Springs

Our troop is unique! We always have girls moving, coming, and going with our military lifestyles. Our troop can fluctuate from five girls to 35 in the blink of an eye. Very few of us have been in the troop from Daisy to the Cadette, Senior, and Ambassador levels. I am one though. I have made friends with girls in my Daisy year who have moved and I still consider them my “sisters.”  We help each other and we work together always.

Girl Scouts of Colorado is proud of our commitment to military families. In honor of the Month of the Military Child in April, we are excited to announce The Carla Montana – Distinguished Military Veteran – Memorial Girl Scout Adventure Fund honoring its namesake, Girl Scouts, military service, and adventures through travel. Learn more here.

This story was submitted using the Share Your Stories form. You can share your Girl Scout moments, too.

Girl Scout Day and Pizza Party with Women’s Air Force Volleyball

All Girl Scouts, family, and friends are invited to cheer on the Air Force Academy women’s volleyball team as they take on San Diego State on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 11:30 a.m.

This event also includes a pre-game pizza party, drinks, an opportunity to meet players from the team, autographed posters, and a fan tunnel (high-five tunnel). Please provide any dietary restriction and allergy information on the registration form for the pizza party.

Register online: https://www.girlscoutsofcolorado.org/en/events-repository/2019/girl_scout_day_with__67438456.html

We encourage Girl Scouts to wear their vest or sash or a Girl Scout T-shirt to show their Girl Scout spirit!

This is not a drop off event. All girls must attend with a parent, guardian, or troop leader. Adult to girl ratios for events must be met.

Registration closes Tuesday, October 15.

Questions? Email aimee.artzer@gscolorado.org.

National Girls and Women in Sports Day with USAFA

The Air Force Academy’s women’s basketball team invites children ages 5-12 to attend their National Girls and Women in Sports Day Game on Saturday, March 2, 2019. Prior to the game against Wyoming, Air Force women’s athletics teams will host a free clinic in which participants will rotate through stations with various teams. All instruction will come from Cadet Athletes.

The clinic will run from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. with Air Force tipping off against Wyoming at 2 p.m. The clinic is free of charge and youth participants will receive a free ticket to the game. Accompanying adults will need to purchase tickets for the 2 p.m. game at aftickets.com.

Questions? Contact Piper Juiller at (719) 333 – 4553 or piper.juiller@airforceathletics.org