New North Carolina Council of Chapters President Installed January 8, 2016
New North Carolina Council of Chapters President Installed

New North Carolina Council of Chapters President Installed

January 8, 2016

* The North Carolina Council of Chapters installed their new president, CAPT Doug Ehrhardt, USN, Ret. (upper right) at the 1st Quarterly Meeting of the Council which was hosted by the Charlotte-Metrolina Chapter, Col Ron Morgan, President and held at the Ballantyne Regal Theater, Charlotte, NC.

* Col Brian Anderson, USAF, Ret., Deputy Director, MOAA Department of Council and Chapter Affairs was the invited speaker at the ceremony.

* COL Jeri Graham, USN, Ret., (lower right) outgoing president for 2014-2015, was honored for her service to the Council and presented with numerous awards, to include the North Carolina Order of the Long Leaf Pine from the Governor, Pat McCrory.

* Scroll over the thumbnail pictures to the right to view additional photographs, with captions, from the Friday night dinner at the Ballantyne Regal Theater complex.

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More Pictures from the NCCOC New Officer Installation Dinner January 8, 2016

More Pictures from the NCCOC New Officer Installation Dinner

January 8, 2016

* Open and enjoy even more pictures from the NCCOC Officer Installation ceremony that was hosted by the Charlotte-Metrolina Chapter and held at the Regal Ballantyne Theater.

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Col. Lloyd A. Osborne Piedmont Chapter Welcomes a New President November 16, 2015
Col. Lloyd A. Osborne Piedmont Chapter Welcomes a New President

Col. Lloyd A. Osborne Piedmont Chapter Welcomes a New President

November 16, 2015

* On Monday, November 16, 2015, the Piedmont Chapter in Greensboro, NC installed LTC Lee F. Richmond, USA, Ret. as their new chapter president.

* As part of the meeting, the chapter welcomed Col. Cherie Zadlo from MOAA national as the guest speaker. Col. Zadlo is shown (upper photo) presenting outgoing president, Maj. Aimee Corning with the MOAA coin for her service to the chapter.

* The three members are shown (lower photo): Maj. Corning, Col. Zadlo and LTC Richmond.

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Veterans Day National Ceremony November 11, 2015

Veterans Day National Ceremony

November 11, 2015

* MOAA was honored to serve as the 2015 host organization of the Veterans Day National Committee and participate in the annual Veterans Day National Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.

* MOAA president, Vice Adm. Norbert R. Ryan Jr., USN (Ret), joined our nation’s president, the secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, other senior officials, and members of the VDNC at the Presidential Armed Forces Full Honor Wreath-Laying Ceremony, conducted by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

* MOAA sincerely appreciates the efforts of our network of state councils and more than 400 affiliate chapters who actively embody the concept of lifetime service at the national, state and community levels. Our sincerest thanks to the all the council and chapter leaders who attended the Veterans Day ceremony and MOAA-hosted reception at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial. Our guests were warmly welcomed and expressed deep appreciation for MOAA’s hospitality and leadership. Special thanks to the Northern Virginia Chapter for their outstanding presentation of the colors and the Mount Vernon Chapter for the professional laying of the wreath.

B* MOAA's council and chapter leaders are truly our greatest ambassadors who inspire us every day with selfless service and sacrifice. Thanks again for your commitment to Never Stop Serving!

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East Carolina Veterans Cemetery Dedication Ceremony November 9, 2015

East Carolina Veterans Cemetery Dedication Ceremony

November 9, 2015

* North Carolina Council of Chapters President Jeri Graham, USA, Ret. participated in the dedication ceremony for the new Veterans Cemetery on November 9, 2015.

* COL Graham is shown in the thumbnail photographs (right) with Governor Pat McCrory and the newly appointed head of the Governors' Veterans Department, MG Cornell Wilson.

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MOAA's Annual State Report Card November, 2015

MOAA's Annual State Report Card

November, 2015

* The state report card, produced annually by the Military Officers Association of America, tracks state level policies across the nation benefiting current, retired, and former servicemembers and their families. Gains since last year have enabled MOAA to introduce a half dozen new categories, as well as expand some returning ones.

* The report details Veteran and Retiree Benefits, Military Family Benefits and Taxation of Military Pay.

* Check it out!

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MOAA Annual Meeting Recap October 30-31, 2016

MOAA Annual Meeting Recap

October 30-31, 2016

* This recap of MOAA's annual meeting, held at the Buena Vista Palace Hotel in Orlando, contains the following information summaries:

- 2015 Community Heroes Awards Dinner

- Annual Meeting of the Membership

- Chairman's Luncheon

- Council and Chapters Roundtable

- Levels of Excellence Awards Dinner

* Open/read the event summaries to be informed on all the latest information from national MOAA.

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