LAFD Chief Troy Hughes Is Guest Speaker For Tuesday’s Meeting Of Military Order Of The World Wars


This month’s Military Order of the World Wars (MOWW) Chapter 229 meeting is Tuesday, Sept. 19 in Room 203A at the Los Alamos Research Park.  

This month’s speaker is Los Alamos Fire Chief Troy Hughes. Chief Hughes will provide an update on the department including the current staffing numbers, the Baseline Needs Assessment for LANL, and updates on the acquisition of new fire apparatus and fire stations. He will also give some perspectives on current and upcoming challenges the department will likely face.

The meeting will begin with a social period starting at 6 p.m. A brief meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. with the speaker at about 7:15 pm. The Military Order of the World Wars meetings are open to interested citizens.  For further information, call Gregg Giesler at 505.662.5574 or email at

Because of the ongoing COVID situation, the meeting will be a hybrid session including Zoom. Zoom will start at about 6 p.m. Zoom details will be in the reminder email two days before the meeting

An Act of Congress chartered the Military Order of the World Wars in 1919 as a national patriotic organization. The principal objectives of the MOWW are continuing service to the Nation, and patriotic educational opportunity for the nation’s youth and citizens. Current youth programs are focused upon annual Youth Leadership Conferences for high school students presented in New Mexico by its related Sunbelt Patriotic Youth Leadership Conferences, Inc. Current, former and retired federally commissioned officers of all branches of the United States Uniformed Services are eligible for membership in the MOWW and are especially invited to attend our meetings. For additional information about MOWW membership, call Commander Gregg Giesler at 505.662.5574.