Major General Cornell A. Wilson, Jr., US Marine Corps (Retired) Governor McCrory's New NC Military Advisor

Major General Cornell A. Wilson, Jr., US Marine Corps (Retired)

Governor McCrory's New NC Military Advisor

* The new Military Advisor appointed by Governor McCrory is retired MajGen Cornell Wilson, USMC.

* Contact information for the general and his scheduler is as follows:

- MajGen Wilson: cornell.wilson@nc.gov

- Major Bobby Lumsden: bobby.lumsden@nc.gov

- Duty Phone: (919) 814-2014

- Mailing address: 116 W. Jones St., 20301 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-0301

Link: Click here for General Cornell's bio:

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Executive Order No. 34 November 22, 2013

Executive Order No. 34

November 22, 2013

* Governor McCrory's Executive Order committed to protecting military installations in North Carolina was signed on November 22, 2013 and pledges:

- to have the Secretaries of each Cabinet to designate a Military Affairs Awareness Coordinator;

- to cooperate with military installations and missions; and

- to identify issues that could affect the compatibility of development with military installations and operations.

* Open the below downloadable file to read the entire Executive Order.

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"A Bargain, Not a Liability" MOAA Publication

"A Bargain, Not a Liability"

MOAA Publication

The MOAA publication referred to in VADM Ryan's opening remarks to the Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs, CO, is made available via the below link.

Open and read this important resource that our national organization - representing retired and former servicepersonnel, currently serving members of the armed forces and the military community at large - has developed to convince our nation's legislators that the 1% of Americans who serve are not the problem when it comes to fixing the deficit spending of our government.

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Lt. Col. James T. "Tom" Vance, USA-Ret. - In Memoriam

November 19, 1925 - July 8, 2013

News of the passing of LTC Vance, the first president of the North Carolina Council of Chapters (1978-1980), was recently shared with the Council.

Tom was a member of the Western North Carolina Chapter of MOAA. Follow the link below to open the obituary notice published in gainesvilletimes.com on July 10, 2013 regarding LTC Vance.

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High Country Chapter Officer Installation Ceremony September 20, 2013
High Country Chapter Officer Installation Ceremony

High Country Chapter Officer Installation Ceremony

September 20, 2013

* The High Country Chapter (NC21) held a monthly meeting along with their annual installation of new officers on September 20, 2013 in the Club-Level Suite, Athletic Center Complex on the Appalachian State University campus overlooking the stadium.

* The 2014 slate of officers for the High Country is shown (pictured L to R): COL John Alley, USA, LTC Gunther Doerr, USA, Maj Dinah Pinney, USAF, LTC Dave Garvin, USA, LtCol George Brudzinski, USMC and CAPT Fred Schmitt, USCG.

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COL Jeri Graham, USA, North Carolina Council of Chapters 1st VP and next President, was the guest speaker for the evening and administered the oath of office to the new officers.

Before the ceremony, Chapter President, LtCol George Brudzinski presented a $500 check to the Watauga High School Principal, Marshall Gasperson (2nd from left), to support their newly established USMC Junior ROTC program. Also pictured (L to R) are Col Dennis Ray, USMC, LtCol Jerry Harper, USMC and LtCol Brudzinski.

President Brudzinski presents a certificate of appreciation to Chapter Secretary, LTC Dave Garvin, USA, for long-standing support to the chapter.

COL Graham presented a certificate and an American flag that was flown over a base in Afghanistan to the Chapter's USMC officers (L to R), Capt Doug May, Col Dennis Ray, LtCol Jerry Harper and LtCol Brudzinski, which was in turn given to LtCol Harper to recognize the collaborative support the High Country Chapter will have with the JROTC program at the Watauga High School.

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MOAA Levels of Excellence Awards Announced North Carolina's Council of Chapters Earn 6 Awards
MOAA Levels of Excellence Awards Announced

MOAA Levels of Excellence Awards Announced

North Carolina's Council of Chapters Earn 6 Awards

The 2013 Levels of Excellence awards recognizing MOAA’s topnotch council and chapters in an annual competition were recently announced. The very best councils and chapters receive five-star awards, and above-average councils and chapters receive four-star awards.

The Presidents of the Council and Chapters will receive their LOE streamers at the MOAA's annual meeting in Colorado Springs, CO in November.

Follow the below link to read the posting for our NC recipients:

North Carolina Council - 5 Stars

High Country Chapter - 5 Stars

New River Chapter - 5 Stars

Cape Fear Chapter - 4 Stars

Coastal Carolina Chapter - 4 Stars

Sandhills Chapter - 4 Stars

KUDOS TO EVERYONE!

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MOAA Recruitment Tool National Internet News Site(s)

MOAA Recruitment Tool

National Internet News Site(s)

Joining MOAA can now be done with a simple click of the mouse on a computer when logged in to many internet news pages.

Open the below link to see how easy it is to become a MOAA member...and help spread the word by forwarding the link to eligible serving, retired or surviving spouses of military personnel.

Link: Click here:

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