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February 27, 2018 Luncheon
 Karen Fleming Bond, COL U.S. Army
Deputy Director of Logistics, Army & Air Force Exchange Service

Our February luncheon is Loved Ones Appreciation Day honoring the wives, husbands, children, parents and grandparents of the MOAA Greater Dallas Chapter who have faithfully supported their military servicemember during his or her military service.

The Deputy Director of Logistics, COL Karen Fleming Bond, USA will be our program speaker on 27 Feb.  She will provide overview of (Commissaries) and their on-line presence.

COL Fleming Bondís awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal (2OLC), Meritorious Service Medal (3 OLC), Army Commendation Medal (2 OLC), Army Achievement Medal, and Parachutist Badge.

Colonel Karen G. Bond hails from Louisville, Mississippi. She graduated from Jackson State University and was commissioned as a Distinguished Military Graduate into the Transportation Corps in May 1990. Her first duty assignment was in the 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea, from May 1991 until May 1992. She served as a Light-Medium Truck Platoon Leader, B Co, 702 Main Support Battalion and later as the Support Operations Supply and Services Officer.

She then was assigned to the 1st Calvary Division, Fort Hood, Texas where she served as a heavy truck platoon leader and executive officer in B Co, 27th Main Support Battalion and subsequently was assigned as the Assistant Division Transportation Officer on the "First Team" Staff. After completion of her tour in the 1st Calvary Division she attended the Combined Logistics Officer Advanced Course in February 1995.

In July 1995, she was assigned to the 7th Corps Support Group, Bamberg, Germany, where she served as the Support Operations Transportation Officer and later deployed to Taszar, Hungary in support of Operation Joint Endeavor/Guard. Upon redeployment in April 1997, COL Bond took command of the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 181st Transportation Battalion, Mannheim, Germany. After the completion of 18 months of command she was assigned as the Assistant Inspector General, Fort Eustis Virginia. In June 2002, COL Bond was assigned to the 24th Transportation Battalion (Terminal) as the S3/Operations Officer, where she deployed to the Kuwaiti Naval Base to conduct JLOTS/terminal operations. In the summer of 2003 she attended the Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth, KS and earned a Master of Business Administration from Webster University. COL Bond returned to Fort Hood in 2004 and was assigned as the Support Operations Officer, 180th Transportation Battalion and also served as the Battalion Executive Officer. She deployed with the Battalion to Camp Arifjan, Kuwait in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. After redeploying she was assigned as the 64th Corps Support Group Support Operations Officer until the Groupís inactivation in June 2007. In July 2007, COL Bond severed as the Executive Officer for 1st Group and Deputy Commander of the1st Battle Command Training Brigade, 75th Battle Command Training Division, Houston, Texas.

COL Bond commanded the 831st Transportation Battalion in Manama, Bahrain from June 2011-June 2012. Upon returning to the United States she served as the US Army South G4 Transportation Branch Chief in San Antonio Texas. COL Fleming graduated from the United States Army War College with a Masterís Degree in Strategic Studies in 2014. She currently serves as Deputy Director, Logistics for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) in Dallas, TX.

She is married to COL(R) Patrick Bond and have two children; Cameron (25) and Jordan (17).


 The Park City Club  5956 Sherry Lane, Dallas, TX, 75225
17th Floor  Dallas, Texas 75225

Directions from Dallas North Tollway

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PO Box 515495, Dallas, TX 75251

Questions, email Steven Cole, sbcole@sbcglobal.net  or call Steven at (972) 333-4895

Directions:  From the North - Heading south towards Northwest Highway: Exit Northwest Hwy and keep straight onto local road(s) Turn LEFT (East) onto Northwest Hwy Turn RIGHT (South) onto Douglas Ave   Turn RIGHT (West) onto Sherry Lane

From the South - Heading North towards of Lovers Lane: Lovers Lane Exit, Road name changes to Lomo Alto Drive, Turn RIGHT (East) onto Sherry Lane.

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The parking entrance is on the South side of the street and at the West side of the building. You enter and take a ticket from the automated machine; drive up ramps to the second or upper levels and park at any available space [the first level is generally full or reserved]. There are signs to the parking elevator which you take down to the lobby level and then change to the building elevators; go to the 17th floor [club] and ask the person at the desk for the MOAA luncheon room. Remember to get your  parking ticket validated.

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