Virginia Military Advisory Council
Calendar of Events
The Virginia Military Advisory Council (VMAC) was established to maintain
a cooperative and constructive relationship between the Commonwealth and the
leadership of the Armed Forces of the United States. VMAC's mission
also extends to the military commanders stationed in the Commonwealth,
where they work together to encourage regular communication on continued military
facility viability, the exploration of privatization opportunities and issues
affecting preparedness, public safety and security.
Commander Navy Region Mid-Atlantic
Rear Admiral Townsend G. "Tim" Alexander was elected Chairman of the Virginia Military Advisory Council at their September 28, 2011 meeting.
Rear Adm. Alexander graduated from the University of Colorado in 1978, and upon completion of Aviation Officer Candidate School in March, 1981 was commissioned an ensign. In November of that year he was designated a naval aviator.
Operational tours include assignments with the Sea Snakes of HSL-33, the HSL-46 Grandmasters (three tours) and USS Nassau (LHA 4). Alexander served in a variety of billets including detachment maintenance officer and officer in charge, squadron NATOPS officer, quality assurance officer, operations officer, maintenance officer, executive officer and commanding officer. He served as air boss aboard Nassau during Operations Noble Anvil and Allied Force in 1999.
Tours ashore have included the Air Wolves of HSL-40, The Naval War College, Chief of Naval Operations Staff, the Joint Staff, and Naval Base Coronado, Calif. During these tours he served as quality assurance officer and instructor pilot, flag aide, aviation programs analyst, division chief and commanding officer.
Alexander was awarded a Master of Arts degree from the Naval War College in 1992 and attended the Armed Forces Staff College in 1998. He was recognized by the Naval Helicopter Association as a member of the 1993 Aircrew of the Year (Embarked) and in 1989 he received the Rear Admiral Allan G. Paulson award for inspirational leadership from Commander, Helicopter Sea Control Wing 3.
From August 2006 to October 2008 Alexander served as Commander, Navy Region Hawaii and Commander, Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific. He then served as Commander, Navy Region Southeast until assuming his current duties in September 2011.
Alexander's personal awards include the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (two awards), Meritorious Service Medal (three awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal (four awards), the Joint Service Achievement Medal and the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal.
December 10, 2012 Meeting Materials
October 18, 2012 Meeting Materials
April 24, 2012 Meeting Materials
Sept 28, 2011 Meeting Materials
May 11, 2011 Meeting Materials
March 9, 2011 Meeting Materials
September 29, 2010, Meeting Materials
Thank you Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall for hosting the VMAC and providing the members with a great day including the Department of the Army Retirement Ceremony, group photo with the Continental Guard, and the Caisson Platoon briefing.
July 14, 2010, Meeting Materials
April 20, 2010, Meeting Materials