Hampton Roads Fellowship Dinner 2016

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You are cordially invited to a complimentary dinner to learn about God’s impact on the military community through Cru Military in Hampton Roads.


LtGen Tex Brown Photo-smRichard E. “Tex” Brown III, was commissioned through the Air Force ROTC program at Texas Christian University in 1970, and served 34 years in the Air Force as a combat fighter-pilot. He has commanded an operational fighter squadron, a composite wing and fighter wing, and the Air Force Personnel Center. A command pilot, General Brown has flown more than 3,500 hours in fighter and trainer aircraft, with 140 combat missions in Southeast Asia in the A-1 Skyraider.  His final assignment was as Air Force Vice Chief of Staff, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C.  Since retirement, “Tex” has worked in the Defense Industry as a Senior and Corporate VP for three different defense firms, served as a member of the Cru Military Executive Committee, and done his fair share of fishing, hunting and the occasional round of golf.

Tex has been married to his best friend Ann since 1977. They have three adult children, Stephanie, Bethany, and Richard, and are blessed with seven grandchildren.

Your Hosts:

Brigadier General Dick (and Ann) Abel, USAF (Ret), Founder and President, Leadership Is All About People

Lieutenant General Richard E. “Tex” Brown, USAF (Ret.), Former Cru Military Executive Committee

Master Sergeant Ezra (and Mable) Hill, USAF (Ret), Documented Official Tuskegee Airman

Captain Joe (and Lydia) Ludwikowski, USN (Ret), Executive Director, Cru Military

Lieutenant General Jeff (and Chris) Oster USMC (Ret), Chairman, Executive Committee, Cru Military

The Honorable McKinley L. (and Valerie) Price, DDS, Mayor of Newport News

The Honorable Congressman Scott (and Teri) Rigell, U.S. Representative for VA 2nd Congressional District

The Honorable Congressman Rob (and Kathryn) Wittman, U.S. Representative for VA 1st Congressional District


You will be given an opportunity to invest financially in the work of Cru Military in Hampton Roads.  Please invite a friend who might be interested in being a part of this special evening.  Reservations are required due to limited seating.  Click here to reserve online. 



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