Reserve your seat at the 68th annual Military Appreciation Luncheon, featuring virtual keynote speaker, General David D. Thompson, Vice Chief of Space Operations. Gen. Thompson is responsible to the Chief of Space Operations for the U.S. Space Force in carrying out space missions and integrating space policy, guidance, coordination and synchronization of space-related activities and issue resolution for the Department of the Air Force.

Gen. Thompson was commissioned in 1985 as a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. He is a career space officer with assigments in operations, research and development, acquisition and academia. He has commanded operational space units at the squadron, group and wing levels. Prior to his assigment as Vice Commander, U.S. Space Force, Gen. Thompson was the Vice Commander, U.S. Air Force Space Command. Click here for a full biography.

In addition, attendees will hear from Major General Tom Carden with an update on the Georgia National Guard and their impact in the fight against COVID-19 and their efforts worldwide. The program also includes a salute to fallen soldiers, recognition of military personnel, and the presentation of the 2020 USO Patriot of the Year Award to Stephen Cannon, CEO of the AMB Group!

Attendees will be required to wear masks during event check-in and while moving through event space. Guests will be allowed to remove masks once seated inside.

Sponsored by the Cobb Chamber of Commerce, the Military Appreciation Luncheon will be held on Tuesday, November 17, 11AM – 1PM, at the Cobb Galleria Centre,Two Galleria Parkway, in Atlanta 30339. Click HERE to register to attend in person or virtually.

To provide a safe and smooth entry they are excited to offer you an all-in-one COVID-19 screening tool, in partnership with SymTem, created by InfoMart. In advance of the event in-person attendees will receive an email prompting them to take a virtual health screening through the SymTem app. Once your screening is complete and you are deemed symptom free and safe to attend this event, you will receive a digital badge to show Chamber staff upon arrival. It is their hope this process ensures a safe and comfortable experience at the event, from entry to exit. Please be on the lookout for additonal information about our partnership with SymTem. For a list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding attending Chamber events in person, please visit their website.

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