Capt. Mark “Sharky” Alexander:
“Search for the Last Missing WASP of World War II”

Date: Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Time Details: 5:30PM Business Meeting for Members Only
6:00PM Cocktails – Cash Bar
6:45PM Dinner
7:30PM Speaker
Location: St. Louis Women’s Club
4600 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63108

Description:

Mark Alexander

Join Captain Mark “Sharky” Alexander (MN’10) as he shares his experience as a Dive Medical Officer and Deep Water Diver on the search for the aircraft wreckage of the P-51D Mustang piloted by Gertrude “Tommy” Tompkins Silver, the last missing member of the Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASP) of World War II.

Alexander began as a Public Safety diver for the Springfield/Sangamon County ESDA (Emergency Services Disaster Agency) Rescue Squad in Illinois. He then took up ocean diving and became a Divemaster and proceeded to become a PADI Master Instructor, IANDT Instructor, TDI Inspiration Classic/Vision CCR Instructor, Full Time Paramedic, EMT-Instructor, Paramedic-Instructor, Advanced Cardiac Life Support-Instructor, Pediatric Advanced Life Support-Instructor, Advanced Pre-Hospital Life Support-Instructor, Advanced Diver Medical Technician, and Hyperbaric Chamber Technician. In May 2007, Sharky started his own company, Sharky’s Underwater Expeditions, LLC which focuses on doing more advanced travel, exploration, and specialized training.

Walk-Ins Welcome: No
Reservation Deadline: October 15, 2010
Reservations to: Becky Doane (rdoane@thompsoncoburn.com) or 314-231-2306, x1302
Please include your name and the names of your guests when making reservations.
Payment Information: Mail your check (payable to St. Louis Chapter - The Explorers Club) – with your name and the names of your guests – to:
   Ms. Becky Doane
   Thompson Coburn LLP
   One US Bank Plaza, 34th Floor
   St. Louis, MO 63101-9702
Member Dinner Ticket: $55
Guest Dinner Ticket: $60
Lecture Only Ticket: No

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