LAA News

Welcome LAA members & new retirees (Video) here

and at meetings where we also honor recently-passed Retirees.


Dec 14 Holiday Luncheon

Details & Signup

All LAA members and their guests are invited to attend the LAA Holiday Luncheon. The luncheon will be held on December 14 at 11:30 am, with lunch served at 12:00 noon. The cost is $35 per person. The luncheon will be held at the Olde Port Cove Clubhouse, 116 Chinquapin Orchard, Tabb, VA and will be catered by Donis Anders, who ran the NASA Langley Cafeteria for many years. Click here to register online before Thanksgiving so we can meet the minimum number of attendees. Click here for the menu and additional details. Payments can be transferred directly from an LFCU account to LAA (click for instructions on setting up a direct transfer) or by mailing a check to Geoff Tennille

Members are emailed invites/Zoom links to Meetings & Events.


Proposed Amendment to LAA By-Laws

All members are encouraged to review the summary of proposed changes to the LAA By-Laws for 2022. The proposed changes will be discussed and voted on at the LAA Annual Meeting on January 11, 2022. Members can view the full text of the Draft January 2022 By-Laws, shown with changes highlighted in red. We look forward to seeing everyone at the Annual Meeting!


Recent meetings

Aug 10: Mariner’s Museum

A-rated Website Nov 5


NASA Badges (rqd when LAA meets @NASA Cafeteria)

Dues: $10 (Life=$100) payable LAA in Jan: mail to Geoff or e-transfer.

 Ongoing Activities

Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)

2021 NASA Langley Chair, Pete Polen invites LAA members to join this year’s CFC. See Pete’s letter re. making tax deductible charitable gifts here or here  More CFC info is here.  


Science Fair Judges Needed 

Newport News Public Schools seeks judges for its 41st Science, Engineering & Technology Fair Jan 29th in-person @Woodside High School. Sign up here. Details here.

The LAA works closely with the NASA Langley Research Center. Our LaRC liaison is Melanie Robinson: 757-864-2660. [email protected].

The Langley Research Center NACA-NASA Hall of Honor, a key LaRC-LAA partnership, honors Langley pioneers & innovators. See 2017-19 Classes. Nominations are now open for the 2022 Class. NASA employees & retirees are encouraged to complete this Online Nomination Form for worthy candidates.

The Virginia Aviation Hall of Fame seeks Nominees here.

The ad hoc LAA Knowledge Capture Committee harnesses the experience & expertise of former employees to share with Langley, NASA Centers & others. Members Marilyn Ogburn*, Dan Palumbo & Wayne Richie encourage LAA members ideas. *Focal point [email protected].

Colloquium+Sigma Lectures – members can view NASA’s monthly lectures on Webex: @2 & 7:30pm

See NASA Langley Events,  Public Cultural ResourcesHealth Benefits.

Olaf Updated 11/17/21