Navy League to host UAV program

Guest speakers for the November dinner meeting of the IWV Navy League are Mark Backes, a boardmember of the Indian Wells Valley Airport District; and Eileen Shibley, team lead for the Unmanned Systems Committee of the Indian Wells Valley Airport District (Inyokern Airport) and director, China Lake Alliance Board of Directors.

The meeting will be held Tuesday, Nov. 13, at Victoria’s at the Heritage, 1050 N Norma St. A 6:30 p.m. social half-hour will open the meeting, followed by dinner at 7 p.m.

The dinner is $30 per person. As always nonmembers are welcome. RSVP to Tom Sanford by Wednesday, Nov. 7, at 760-858-254-0854 or

Please be sure to respond by Nov. 7 and, if needed, cancel by that date as organizers need to cover the cost of all food ordered.

For more information, visit the league on Facebook at “Indian Wells Valley Council of the Navy League.”

Story First Published: 2012-11-07