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Hamilton Center to honor veterans at awards dinner

Sunday, October 21, 2012

TERRE HAUTE -- Hamilton Center, Inc., will honor veterans, families and the military during its annual Hamilton Awards Dinner, scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 23, at Indiana State University's Hulman Center, 200 N. 8th St., Terre Haute.

The dinner will begin at 6 p.m., and the program will start at 7.

Reservations are still available and may be made by contacting the office of the CEO at 812-231-8317 or e-mailing kskinner@hamiltoncenter.org.

Cost is $30 per person or $240 for a table of eight.

This year's keynote speaker will be Brigadier General Jeffery Hauser, Air, Indiana National Guard.

Gen. Hauser is the Assistant Adjutant General -- Air, Indiana National Guard. He also serves as the Indiana Joint Force Headquarters Air Component Commander.

He has the overall responsibility for the organizations, training and equipage of the 122nd Fighter Wing in Fort Wayne (A-10), the 181st Intelligence Wing in Terre Haute, the Atterbury Air-to-Ground Gunnery Range in Edinburgh, Jefferson Air-to-Ground Gunnery Range in Madison, the 207th Weather Flight in Indianapolis and has direct supervision of the Indiana Joint Force Headquarters staff.

He serves as a principal advisor to the Adjutant General on all programs and operations affecting the Indiana Air National Guard ensuring both federal and state mission readiness.

Gen. Hauser began his military career in April 1980, enlisting in the Indiana Air National Guard as a Weapons Loader. After graduating from the Academy of Military Science, he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in 1986.

His service with the 181st Fighter Wing and 181st Intelligence Wing included assignment as Weapons Systems Operator, Instructor Pilot, Chief of Plans, Chief of Standardization and Evaluation, Chief of Safety, Operations Group Commander, Maintenance Group Commander and Wing Commander.

His aviation career includes more than 2,000 hour flying and instructing in the F-16, F-4, T-38 and T-37.

Hamilton Center, Inc., is a regional behavioral health system serving Central and West Central Indiana. Offices are located in Clay, Greene, Hendricks, Marion, Owen, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion and Vigo counties.

For more information about Hamilton Center, Inc., log on to www.hamiltoncenter.org, or contact Tasha Tyler Roberts at 812-231-8152.



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