Former Air Force One pilot speaker for WAA gala

Waa Alabama 19A former Air Force One pilot is the featured speaker at an event to raise funds for one of the trucking industry’s highest profile activities.

Registration for the Wreaths Across America fifth annual fundraising gala is now open online. The gala is Oct. 11 at the Gaylord National Harbor Resort and Convention Center in Oxon Hill, Maryland. The reception starts at 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time and the dinner and speakers at 9 p.m.

Col. Mark Tillman will be the keynote speaker at the event.Tillman served as a pilot and commander of Air Force One from 2001 to 2009.

Individual seats for Truckload Carriers Association members are $275. Individual seats for non-members are $325.