The National Alliance of Families 30th Annual Meeting


Rolling Thunder XXXII Ride for Freedom

May 25th, 2019

The National Alliance of Families would like to extend an invitation for you to attend our 30th Annual Meeting on 25 May 2019. We are excited to have our annual meeting to coincide with Rolling Thunder’s 32nd Annual Ride for Freedom events. Our meeting will begin at 9 am and will end around 5:30 pm depending on questions from the attendees. It will be held at the 2nd Floor of the Hyatt Regency in Crystal City, VA.

The event is free. For those unable to attend, we will be recording the presentations and they will be shared on our public Facebook page and our website at We look forward to having you attend any or all of the presentations. We know this is a busy weekend for many in the Washington DC area, so PLEASE feel free to come into the meeting room at any point to listen to our great speakers. Thank you for your consideration and your support.

2019 NAF Meeting Agenda

· 9:00am- Opening Blessing- Cpt. Michael McDaniel (Ret.), son of Vietnam POW Navy Capt. Eugene “Red” McDaniel

· 9:15am- Welcome to our 30th Annual Meeting- Janella Rose, National Chairperson for the National Alliance of Family

· 9:30am- CIA Lawsuit and FOIA Update- Roger Hall

· 10:00am- Returned Vietnam POW Mike Benge, Research and upcoming book

· 10:45am- Returned Vietnam POW Larry Stark

· 11:30am- Plight of Warrant Officer William Patrick Milliner- Sue Milliner (sister-in-law)

· 12:15pm – 1:30pm- Lunch

· 1:30pm- The National Alliance of Families Over the last 30 Years

· 2:00pm- Investigating the Fates of US POWs Behind the ‘Internet Lines’ in North Korea, Russia, China and SE Asia- Mark Sauter and William Sowles

· 3:00pm- Award Presentation for our POW/MIA Activist of the Year

· 3:15pm- William Sowles, son of SFC Lewis William Sowles (Korean War)

· 4:15pm- Former Director of Operations, DOD Clandestine Service

· 5:00pm- Update on The Alliance’s Outreach & Closing Remarks- Janella Apodaca Rose, National Chairperson for the National Alliance of Families

** Representatives of Rolling Thunder will be floating in and out of our morning and afternoon sessions to update The Alliance on their events and upcoming plans.

May 26th, 2019

Rolling Thunder National Ride for Freedom, Washington D.C.

The 2019 Rolling Thunder Washington Times Special Report lists the following highlights.

Page 14 highlights the National Alliance of Families for the Return of America's Missing Servicemen with a news story on their history, mission and efforts for the "Advocating for return and accurate accounting of POW/MIAs".

It continues onto page 15 where they discuss being honored as a guest speaker during the Rolling Thunder Speaker Series "After the Ride" at the Lincoln Memorial.

We look forward to seeing you there.

You can click on the above photo for the .PDF version of the Washington Times Special Report on Rolling Thunder XXXII. You can also click here to go to the Washington Times online version of the information.

Please click HERE to view Rolling Thunder's Schedule of Events.

Below are links to our web pages dedicated to this weekends events. These pages will be updated often so please check back often.

After this weekend, these pages will be found under our Public Events page located on the upper right of the web page.