F701 Winter 2019 What’s in the Daily News?
Mondays, 9:30–11:00, Jan. 28–Feb. 18
Moderators: Dorsey Chescavage, John Quinn, Don Allen, Dennis VanLangen
Class limit: 38
Do you have an opinion about what is happening in the world today? Would you like to express and share your views with others? Join other news junkies each week to discuss, debate, and yes, sometimes disagree, as to the significance and meaning of events—both great and small. All views are welcomed in a spirit of give-and-take.
Dorsey Chescavage retired from the Jefferson Consulting Group, where she was a registered lobbyist specializing in military and veterans’ health care. John Quinn is a retired Navy captain who spent 26 years in service. He later served 16 years in the federal civil service, first as a Navy civilian environmental law attorney, and later as a Navy and US Maritime Administration senior executive service official. Don Allen spent 26 years with the US Navy as a civilian, where he worked on developing and managing the Navy’s Base Closure and Realignment (BRAC) caretaker program. Previously, he managed a major public works automation endeavor, worked at the management office at Public Works Center Guam,with the Navy helping to implement the Navy’s A-76. He also served six years in the US Army. Dennis VanLangen served two years in the United States Marine Corps, and worked for 32 years in the federal government with two agencies, the IRS and Census Bureau. He also worked as a government contractor and currently volunteers with Volunteer Solutions, Fairfax County.