June 24-27, 2024: Meet us in Tacoma, WA

Start your plans early to join AMSCA for our 21st Biennial meeting in Tacoma, WA, June 24-27, 2024.

We are planning an exciting meeting, with an emphasis on collaborating with active-duty SP Officers in the area as well as planned activities and adventures that showcase the beautiful Pacific Northwest. 

Museum District Downtown Tacoma Photo courtesy of Ernie Misner (https://www.flickr.com/photos/erniemisner/)

  • We will be staying in downtown Tacoma at the Holiday Inn Express.  
  • SEATAC airport is about 22 miles from Tacoma. 

Registration and welcome reception will be Monday evening, Jun 24th.  Our general membership meeting is on Tuesday morning including a “State of the Corps” update from the Corps Chief.

Two great Tuesday afternoon tours on Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM) are described below:

The 17th Fires Performance Center which is the centralized training center for the Holistic Health and Fitness (H2F) team, made up of OTs, PTs, RDs, technicians, athletic trainers, and strength and conditioning coaches focusing on optimizing health and performance of the Soldiers of their unit.  H2F is an enterprise-wide readiness system that combines all aspects of physical and non-physical human performance optimization under a single governance structure to enable commanders to improve Soldier health and fitness. More Info:  https://www.army.mil/article/255691/h2f_launches_thunderbolt_performance_center

The Intrepid Spirit Center, specializing in the treatment of service members with traumatic brain injuries and related conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder and chronic pain. In addition to more traditional forms of care such as primary care, behavioral health and neurology, the center offers acupuncture, chiropractic care, mindfulness-based practice and yoga. More Info:  https://madigan.tricare.mil/Clinics/Intrepid-Spirit-Center

Tuesday evening we meet for an evening mixer with active-duty SPs at the 7 Seas Brewery in downtown Tacoma. Enjoy a casual dinner and local microbrews, ciders, and wine. (https://www.7seasbrewing.com/taprooms/)

Point Rushton Waterfront

On Wednesday, Jun 26th, activities include various options, depending on your interests. Items planned are a half-day golf tournament, bike rides (Surrey or 2-wheel) along the Point Ruston Waterfront, tours of the renowned Tacoma Museum of Glass (https://www.museumofglass.org/), Museum of Flight (https://www.museumofflight.org/) or visits to Gig Harbor, Maritime City on the Puget Sound.

Wednesday evening is our Awards Dinner.  Then Thursday morning, breakfast at the hotel and travel home or further in the Pacific Northwest. Close by is the impressive Mt Rainier National Park (https://visitrainier.com/narada-falls/) and Mt St. Helens National Volcanic Monument (https://www.fs.usda.gov/visit/destination/mount-st-helens-national-volcanic-monument-0) among other beautiful sites. Obtain free additional info at: https://stateofwatourism.com/

Hope to see 'you all' in Tacoma!

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