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MOAA Levels of Excellence Award Competition 2015 Winners

MOAA Levels of Excellence Award Competition

2015 Winners

* MOAA recently announced it's 4- and 5-Star winners in the annual Levels of Excellence award competition that recognizes top notch council and chapters. The very best councils and chapters receive five-star awards, and above-average councils and chapters receive four-star awards.

* A link will soon be posted which will open the list of winning councils and chapters on MOAA's website.

* Here are the North Carolina Council of Chapters 2015 winners:

5 Stars:

- North Carolina Council of Chapters

- Cape Fear (NC01) Chapter

- Charlotte-Metrolina (NC04) Chapter

- Sandhills (NC06) Chapter

- Western Carolina (NC10) Chapter

- High Country (NC21) Chapter

- New River (NC22) Chapter

4 Stars:

- Coastal Carolina (NC02) Chapter

- Triangle (NC09) Chapter

- Catawba Valley (NC11) Chapter

NC Chapter Presidents will receive their LOE streamers at the MOAA's annual meeting in Orlando, FL, October 30, 2015.

KUDOS TO EVERYONE!

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MOAA Introduces their New Website Design

MOAA Introduces their New Website Design

* National MOAA has a new website design which is active on their homepage.

* Check it out and be sure to bookmark the new location.

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Military Officer Magazine June 2015

Military Officer Magazine

June 2015

The "Chapters in Action" page (p. 47) in the June edition of the Military Officer Magazine published information regarding winning entries in the 2014 Col. Marvin J. Harris Communication Awards contest.

* In paragraph three, the North Carolina Council E-Newsletter Winners were singled out as "having dominated the e-newsletter category!

* Congratulations and kudos go out to all our winners:

- CAPT Doug Ehrhardt, NC Council 1st VP for "Council Connections"

- COL Juan Chavez, Cape Fear President for "A Gram of Info"

- CDR Ron Wilsbach, Charlotte-Metrolina Chapter for "The Gouge"

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Donald Johnson Presented with a Certificate of Appreciation NCCOC JROTC Instructor of the Year Supporter

Donald Johnson Presented with a Certificate of Appreciation

NCCOC JROTC Instructor of the Year Supporter

COL Jeri Graham, NCCOC President and COL Ed Baisden, NCCOC Treasurer, present a Certificate of Appreciation to Donald Johnson, Pinnacle Development, Design, Build of Southern Pines, NC for the company's donation in support of the NCCOC Council level of the 2015 JROTC Instructor of the Year Award.

- Award winners, MAJ Russell Armentrout and MSgt Michael Jensen, will be bringing their families for a getaway weekend to St. James Plantation, Southport, NC.

- The Council recognizes the great contributions of JROTC Instructors across North Carolina. We are most grateful to Pinnacle for demonstrating their support through this contribution.

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Robert Penny Receives NCCOC Award and Trophy Developer of the NCCOC JROTC Instructor of the Year Award Program

Robert Penny Receives NCCOC Award and Trophy

Developer of the NCCOC JROTC Instructor of the Year Award Program

COL Jeri Graham, NCCOC President presents an award certificate and trophy to Colonel Robert Penny, USAF (Ret), in recognition of his outstanding work in developing the Honoring LTC Robert J. Jones, USA (Ret) NCCOC JROTC Instructor of the Year Award Program.

- Chapters across the state supported selected chapter winners and then forwarded packets for the Council Level Award.

- Colonel Penny, who has had significant JROTC Instructor experience, now coordinates the Triangle chapter JROTC program.

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U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC)

U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC)

* The USGLC is a broad-based influential network of 400 businesses and NGOs, national security and foreign policy experts, and business, faith-based, academic and community leaders in all 50 states who support a smart power approach of elevating diplomacy and development alongside defense in order to build a better, safer world.

* In today’s interconnected world, America must use all of the instruments of national security and foreign policy at its disposal. America’s smart power tools of diplomacy and development are underfunded and undermanned.

* The USGLC supports a strong and effective International Affairs Budget for:

- Protecting National Security by fighting terrorism, stabilizing weak and fragile states, combating weapons proliferation and promoting global stability;

- Building Economic Prosperity by developing international markets, driving economic development, building micro-enterprises and expanding exports;

- Strengthening Humanitarian Values by saving lives, alleviating global poverty, fighting HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases as well as hunger, expanding educational opportunities and strengthening democratic institutions.

* Link here to visit their website: USGLC.

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North Carolina Chapters Capture 14 Col. Marvin J. Harris Communication Awards April 16, 2015
North Carolina Chapters Capture 14 Col. Marvin J. Harris Communication Awards

North Carolina Chapters Capture 14 Col. Marvin J. Harris Communication Awards

April 16, 2015

* 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.

* This year, North Carolina Council of Chapters President COL Jeri Graham, USA, Ret. learned that 14 communication awards will be forthcoming for the council and chapters in our our state council.

* Kudos to everyone!!

OUR WINNERS INCLUDE:

North Carolina Council:

- Winner, Council Connections Electronic newsletter, Doug Ehrhardt, Editor

- 2nd Runner Up, Website, Doug Ehrhardt, Webmaster

- 2nd Runner Up, Council Comments Print newsletter, Bill & Dee Culler, Co-Editors

North Carolina Chapters:

- Cape Fear, Winner, Website, Juan Chavez, Webmaster

- Cape Fear, Winner, Gram of Info Electronic newsletter, Juan Chavez, Editor

- Catawba Valley, Winner, Unique Communication - Business & Recruiting Cards

- Charlotte-Metrolina, Winner, The Gouge Electronic Newsletter, Ron Wilsbach, Editor

- Coastal Carolina, 2nd Runner Up, Clarion Print Newsletter, Bill & Dee Culler, Co-Editors

- New River, Winner, Unique Communication - "We Are" Program

- Sandhills, Winner, Unique Communication - Recruiting Brochure

- Sandhills, 2nd Runner Up, Website, Mary Schneider, Webmaster

- TarHeel Central, Winner, Unique Communication - Recruiting Brochure

- Western, Winner, Web Legislative Coverage, LTC Karen McKay, Editor

- Western, 2nd Runner Up, Website, LTC Leonard Baker, Webmaster

Link: Click here to open the award list on MOAA's website:

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