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REVISED MOAA National Awe Inspiring Views NC Council and Chapters Past President, Fred Black

REVISED MOAA National Awe Inspiring Views

NC Council and Chapters Past President, Fred Black

An important "REVISION" of the National MOAA publication showcasing member leadership and involvement in important issues that support military and emphasize the benefits of being a part of MOAA includes an article developed from a phone interview with COL-Ret. Fred Black, USA discussing efforts in North Carolina pertinent to Bailey-Patton as well as the continuing efforts to expand coverage to all NC military retirees.

Follow the below link to open/read the "REVISED" presentation in MOAA Connect's "Awe Inspiring Views."

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North Carolina Council of Chapters Awards 2012 Col. Marvin J. Harris Communications Awards Contest

North Carolina Council of Chapters Awards

2012 Col. Marvin J. Harris Communications Awards Contest

* The North Carolina Council of Chapters received three awards in the 2012 Col. Marvin J. Harris Communication Awards Contest which is held annually to recognize both MOAA Councils and Chapters that do an outstanding job communicating with their members.

* The New River Chapter (NC-22) also received two awards during the competition in Category V (Chapters with fewer than 120 members).

* The five North Carolina Council of Chapters awards were:

Winner, Council Electronic Newsletters - Council Connections (CAPT Doug Ehrhardt, USN-Ret)

1st Runner Up, Council Print Newsletters - Council Comments (Maj. William Culler, USMC (Ret), and Dee Culler)

1st Runner Up, Council Web site - www.moaa-nc.org (CAPT Doug Ehrhardt, USN-Ret)

Winner, Chapter Electronic Newsletters - Current Happenings (CAPT Doug Ehrhardt, USN-Ret)

1st Runner Up, Chapter Web site - www.newrivermoaa.org (CAPT Doug Ehrhardt, USN-Ret)

Link: Click here to go to the award list on the MOAA website:

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MOAA Partners with GovX Discount buying program

MOAA Partners with GovX

Discount buying program

* Click on the below link to open/read about GovX premium lifestyle and outdoor brands buying program. MOAA members can qualify for discounts via the program.

* It's quick, easy, and an exclusive service for MOAA members to receive 20-50% savings on a variety of products, from premium watches and sunglasses to hunting gear, golf equipment, and popular outdoor and lifestyle brands and even tactical gear.

* Simply click on the link below to visit MOAA.org/GovX and be sure you are logged into MOAA.

Who qualifies?

MOAA members all receive special access. GovX is not available to the public — only MOAA members and other military and government verified employees. It’s a place to exercise a privilege not extended to others in the marketplace.

How do I access these discounts?

Open the MOAA website and sign in with your MOAA name and password, and you’ll be able to easily access GovX.com.

Added MOAA benefit:

10% OFF your first order…In addition to their everyday deep discounts, you’ll receive a 10% discount on your first order. The GovX customer service team will answer whatever questions you might have about any GovX products; just call their toll-free number (888) 468-5511.

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Special Honor for New River Chapter 1st VP COL-Ret. Charles Knapp, MC, USA Attends Oscar Ceremony

Special Honor for New River Chapter 1st VP

COL-Ret. Charles Knapp, MC, USA Attends Oscar Ceremony

* The New River Chapter's 1st VP, COL-Ret. Charles Knapp, MC, USA, was recently honored with attendance at the Oscar Ceremony in Beverly Hills, CA for his role as a consultant on an upcoming film about Desmond Doss, the first conscientious objector to be honored with America's highest military award for valor above and beyond the call of duty in the face of enemy fire.

* Congratulations, COL Knapp for this special recognition and for your work in telling Doss' story!

Link: Follow this link to visit the New River Chapter post:

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North Carolina Legislative Districts

North Carolina Legislative Districts

The below downloadable file contains information regarding the Representatives of the 113th Congressional Districts and corresponding North Carolina's MOAA Chapter alignments.

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Donald Eugene Wood

January 2, 1929 - November 17, 2012

* Col-Ret. Donald Wood, USMC served as President, NC State Council, MOAA from 2004-2006.

* Funeral arrangements were handled by the Jones Funeral Home, Jacksonville, NC.

* A memorial service and burial was held on Wednesday, November 21st at the Chapel at the Coastal Carolina Veterans' State Cemetery that is adjacent to Camp Johnson, Camp Lejeune.

Link: Jones Funeral Home Obituary Page

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Vietnam Traveling Wall Coming to Morehead City, NC May 26-30, 2017

Vietnam Traveling Wall Coming to Morehead City, NC

May 26-30, 2017

* The Traveling Memorial stands as a reminder of the great sacrifices made during the Vietnam War. During the upcoming Memorial Day weekend 2017. The Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall® will provide a venue that allows Vietnam War veterans, families, and local residents the ability to see the memorial, attain closure, and learn about the Vietnam War.

* The Otway Burns Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), with presenting sponsor Big Rock Blue Marlin Fishing Tournament, is hosting the memorial at Glad Tidings Church (4621 Country Club Road, Morehead City, NC) Friday, May 26th until Tuesday, May 30th.

* At approximately 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 25th, the memorial and a motorcycle escort will leave the New River Shopping Center in Jacksonville and proceed east on Highway 24. In Morehead City, the escort and memorial will proceed across Highway 70 onto Bridges Street, then turn left on Country Club Road, and enter the Glad Tidings Church property.

* Groups and individual bikers interested in escorting the Wall should contact Cindy Knigge (cdmidgette@aol.com).

* Round-the-clock viewing of the memorial will commence following the opening ceremony scheduled for 11 a.m. on Friday, May 26th until 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 30th when the brief closing ceremony will be begin.

* Chapter Regent Linda Phelps says the Otway Burns Chapter is sponsoring the monument in Morehead City, which has a large veteran population, for healing and to allow people the opportunity to visit who otherwise may not be able to make the trip to Washington, D.C.

* For more information, find the event on Facebook “Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall Morehead City” or contact Otway Burns Chapter NSDAR Regent Linda Phelps (910- 326-6164 or rphelps@ec.rr.com).

* Tax deductible donations can be made to the Otway Burns Chapter Treasurer and mailed to Dolores Witt, 312 Bonita Road, Cape Carteret, NC 28584.

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