NC Women Veterans Summit and Expo May 25, 2016
NC Women Veterans Summit and Expo

NC Women Veterans Summit and Expo

May 25, 2016

* Terri Kane, NC Fayetteville State Veterans Home VSO and NC Women Veterans Coordinator presents award to the Western Carolina MOAA Chapter with great appreciation to that chapter for their generous contribution to the NC Women Veterans Summit and Expo. COL (Ret) Jeri Graham accepts the award for the Western Chapter.

* In the lower right photograph, COLs (Ret) Diana DiStefano (Sandhills Chapter) and Jeri Graham man the MOAA-NCCOC table at the 2016 NC Women Veterans Summit & Expo. There were numerous positive interchanges with Summit attendees and exhibitors and six attendees completed MOAA membership cards.

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Osborne Piedmont Chapter Meeting May 19, 2016

Osborne Piedmont Chapter Meeting

May 19, 2016

* As North Carolina Council of Chapters president, it's an honor to attend chapter meetings in our North Carolina system...today's visit is in Greensboro with 51 members and guests of the Osborne Piedmont Chapter, LTC Lee Richmond, President.

* Shown at right is Congressman Mark Walker (R-NC 06) who was the guest speaker.

A discussion topic at the regular business meeting related to VA Form 10-0485, "Request for and Authorization to Release Protected Health Information to Nationwide Health Information Network." The PDF form can be opened from the below, downloadable file.

Link: VA Form 10-0485

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Osborne Piedmont Chapter Support for the Servant Center May 17, 2016
Osborne Piedmont Chapter Support for the Servant Center

Osborne Piedmont Chapter Support for the Servant Center

May 17, 2016

* The members of the Osborne Piedmont Chapter collected food along with Lauren Starkey and members of the local ministry club at Caldwell Academy...the food drive benefitted homeless and disabled veterans by supporting the Servant Center in Greensboro, NC.

* Shown in the pictures (above right) is Chapter President LTC Lee Richmond, USA, Ret.with Lauren and the centers volunteers (below right) when the donations were delivered.

* Thanks Lee and members of the Osborne Piedmont Chapter!

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2016 Women Veterans Summit and Expo May 24-25, 2016

2016 Women Veterans Summit and Expo

May 24-25, 2016

* Open the below downloadable file from NC4Vets containing information on the 2016 Women Veterans Summit and Expo.

* Please give widest dissemination to your own veteran's organizations!

* Thank you.

Link: Click here for the information on Summit sponsors, speakers and to register:

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North Carolina Council of Chapters JROTC Awards May 2, 2016
North Carolina Council of Chapters JROTC Awards

North Carolina Council of Chapters JROTC Awards

May 2, 2016

* The North Carolina Council of Chapters completed the award selection for the JROTC Senior Officer and NCO Instructors from applications submitted by the 17 North Carolina Council of Chapters schools with JROTC programs.

* Shown (right) are the award certificates that were framed and sent with a $250 gift card to the awardees who were both from the Sandhills Chapter.

* The framed certificates and gift cards were mailed to CDR Polly Flippo, USN, Ret., Sandhills Chapter President for presentation to the awardees at a chapter meeting.

* Congratulations Lt. Col. Croucher and MGSGT Dangerfield.

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MOAA Legislative Update: FY17 NDAA Markup April 13, 2016 "Storming the Hill" YouTube Posting Recap

MOAA Legislative Update: FY17 NDAA Markup

April 13, 2016 "Storming the Hill" YouTube Posting Recap

Lt Gen Dana Atkins, USAF, Ret., President, MOAA summarizes events from "Storming the Hill" by MOAA on April 13, 2016 and comments on prospective changes which may be realized following the FY17 NCAA Markup by the U.S. Congress.

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North Carolina Chapters Capture 12 Col. Marvin J. Harris Communication Awards April 14, 2016
North Carolina Chapters Capture 12 Col. Marvin J. Harris Communication Awards

North Carolina Chapters Capture 12 Col. Marvin J. Harris Communication Awards

April 14, 2016

* Each year, the winners in the annual MOAA Col. Marvin J. Harris Communication Awards contest are revealed to the state Council presidents attending "Storming the Hill" in Washington, DC.

* Shown (below right) are the 27 Council Presidents with Lt. Gen. Dana Atkins, USAF (Ret), MOAA President (second row, center) who earned a total of 122 awards in this year's contest.

* The North Carolina Council of Chapters President CAPT Douglas Ehrhardt, USN, Ret. (first row, third from right) received 12 communication certificates for council and chapter awards in the NCCOC.

* Kudos to everyone!!

OUR WINNERS INCLUDE:

North Carolina Council:

- 5 Star Website, Doug Ehrhardt, Webmaster

- 5 Star "Council" Connections Electronic Newsletter, Doug Ehrhardt, Editor

North Carolina Chapters:

- 5 Star Cape Fear Website, Juan Chavez, Webmaster

- 5 Star Cape Fear Gram of Info Electronic Newsletter, Juan Chavez, Editor

- 5 Star Charlotte-Metrolina Website, Ron Wilsbach, Webmaster

- 5 Star Sandhills Website, Mary Schneider, Webmaster

- 5 Star SENCLand Website, Ken Klassan, Webmaster

- 5 Star Triangle Website, Ken Tigges, Webmaster

- 5 Star Triangle Triangle Gram Newsletter, Ken Tigges, Editor

- 5 Star Catawba Valley Website, John Liburdi, Webmaster

- 5 Star New River Website, Doug Ehrhardt, Webmaster

- 4 Star Sandhills Sandhills Chapter of MOAA Newsletter, Polly Flippo, Editor

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