Congressman Tim Walz is currently serving his third term with service
on three committees including, Agriculture, Transportation and
Infrastructure and Veterans Affairs. Walz is one of nine House Members
to serve on the Congressional-Executive Commission on China. Congressman
Walz also maintains active leadership posts with the Congressional
Rural Caucus and the National Guard and Reserve Caucus.
enlisted in the Army National Guard at the young age of 17, and retired
24 years later as Command Sergeant Major. Before retiring, Walz served
overseas with his battalion in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
Walz is the highest ranking enlisted soldier ever to serve in
Congress.Prior to his service Walz spent two years teaching high school
in China as a part of the first government sanctioned groups of American
educators to teach in China through a program at Harvard University.
will discuss his transition from military service to elected office,
highlighting the experiences that have directed his extraordinary life
of service. Congressman Walz will host a period of
Q&A following his remarks.
||Thursday, December 1, 2011
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
||ROA's Minuteman Memorial Building
5th Floor Ballroom
1 Constitution Ave. NE
Washington, DC 20002
Directions to ROA
||Business or Duty Uniform
- This event is sponsored by the Veterans Campaign and the Defense Education Forum of ROA -
Veterans Campaign, is a non-partisan, nonprofit organization housed at The George Washington University that trains veterans to run for public office.
DEF is the non-partisan, nonprofit education arm of the Reserve Officers Association.
Thursday, December 1, 2011
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM