Image Credit: TFALAC
Published July 13, 2021
-By John Harris [Tennessee Firearms Association] and Jason Vaughn [The Tennessee Conservative]
The Tennessee Firearms Association Legislative Action Committee Annual Meeting for 2021 will be held on Saturday, September 4, 2021, 10:00am to approximately 3:00pm.
TFALAC has already sold about 20 percent of the available tickets and have a limited number of tables and seats available at this new venue so they encourage interested parties to secure tables and tickets now.
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The event will be held at the Farm Bureau Expo Center in Wilson County, Tennessee at the James E. Ward Agricultural Center.
945 East Baddour Parkway
Lebanon, TN 37087
Ticket orders are handled on TFALAC’s secure server HERE.
Individual tickets are $60 per person. Table Groups of 8 are $450 per group.
TFALAC states the event is a “casual affair” so feel free to wear your jeans and boots or whatever is is preferred but still presentable attire.
TFALAC welcomes donations of auction items.
The organization has a history of having a fine collection of firearms and other items as part of its auction package. If you or your business are interested in making a donation or providing auction items in exchange for promotional advertising, please get in touch with email@example.com soon.
TFALAC has a growing list of auction items that include:
– Florida Vacation stay (always very popular item)
– CMP M1 Garand
– Sig M400
– Sig 365XL
– Henry .22lr
– A selected profile firearm from Hickok45
– 4 Day Handgun/Rifle/Shotgun class at Front Sight in Pahrump
– Annual Range Certificates at Royal Range
– Training certificates at Magill’s Glock Store
(TFALAC will update the list on the event website as new items are received)
Douglas Englen retired in 2020 from his position as Chief Warrant Officer Five where he was the senior Warrant Officer Advisor to the Secretary of the Army in Washington DC.
His military career started in 1986 and during the course of his service he retired as the most senior and decorated aviator in the US Army. He was in Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm, Provide Comfort, Bosnia, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq, and multiple classified locations throughout the world. He was selected for the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) at Fort Campbell, KY in 1998 fulfilling the Chief pilot position for many years.
He has logged over 7000 hours of Fixed and Rotary Wing flight time with 34 combat tours and over 2500 missions in support of the global war on terrorism.
His awards include: 2 Silver Star Medals, Legion of Merit, 3 Distinguished Flying Cross Medals, 2 Bronze Star Medals 2 Meritorious Service Medals, 4 Army Achievement Medals , Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary and Service Medals, Humanitarian Medal, NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Kuwait Liberation Medal, NATO medal, Combat Action Badge, Master Aviator Badge, Air Assault Badge and Parachutist Badge.
In civilian life, Doug Englen is the representative for Bell Helicopter with Fort Campbell. He ran for the State Senate in 2020 and presently chairs TFA’s Clarksville region chapter.
Sponsorship and Vendor Opportunities are also available. Interested Sponsors and/or vendors can sign register on TFALAC’s secure server HERE.
About the Authors:
Jason Vaughn is the Media Coordinator for The Tennessee Conservative. Contact Jason at news@TennesseeConservativeNews.com