Mary Lamparter
AUSA/Arsenal of Democracy Chapter


Wednesday, September 27, 2023 from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM EDT

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War Memorial
32 Lake Shore Drive
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236

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2023 AUSA Community Partner Luncheon

Come join your local AUSA/Arsenal of Democracy Chapter at the Annual Community Partner Luncheon, on 27 September 2023.  Our Keynote Speaker is Mr. Richard (Rick) F. Dauch, the CEO of Workhorse, Founder of PointeWest Capital and a graduate from the U.S. Army Military Academy. He will share the leadership lessons he has learmed from his family background in manufacturing (at American Axle), as well as experience as a Captain in the Army. He currently leads Workhorse in Cincinnati, Ohio, which manufactures 'last mile' electric vehicles and also works in the area of vehicle autonomy and artifical intelligence.

We will also  have some special remarks from Brigadier General Michael Lalor, the U.S. Army TACOM's new Commanding General, and followed by celebrating the AUSA Awards for the year, including the AUSA Chapter member longevity, volunteer family of the year and TACOM and Michigan National Guard NCO's of the year!

While at the War Memorial, you may wish to visit Les Braves II; At the Water's Edge, the recently installed 25' by 50' stainless steel monument. This is a twin to the original Les Braves that sits on Omaha Beach in Normandy, France and is a monument to the Allies' landing during WWII.

Cost is:

$125 per person (Industry) or $1,000 for a table of 8 

Government/Military cost is $75 per person.

Questions? Please contact Mary Lamparter at


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We look forward to seeing you on 27 September 2023!