Another Hatchet Job from Congress!

What a travesty if our "leadership" in Congress allow this to go forward!

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NCCOC JROTC IOY NCO Winner, MSgt Michael Jensen September 12, 2015
NCCOC JROTC IOY NCO Winner, MSgt Michael Jensen

NCCOC JROTC IOY NCO Winner, MSgt Michael Jensen

September 12, 2015

* The North Carolina Council's JROTC NCO Instructor of the Year Winner, MSgt Michael Jensen, and his wife Sherry are pictured (upper right with NCCOC President Jeri Graham). While enjoying their award weekend getaway, they attended the Military Appreciation Day at St. James Plantation (Southport).

* Pictured (lower right) are SENCLand and Operation at Ease VIP Don Hill and his spouse Tricia with the Jensens, as well as COL Graham and husband Ed Baisden.

* MSgt Jensen has plan to become a member of Voices For America's Troops!

* Thanks are extended to the SENCLand Chapter, Operation at Ease, and the American Legion Post #543, for their hospitality and support.

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COL Harry P.  Meinhardt, USA, RET. In Memoriam

COL Harry P. Meinhardt, USA, RET.

In Memoriam

* The Cape Fear Chapter President, COL Juan Chavez posted the sad news on their website that Harry Meinhardt passed away peacefully at home at 1917 hours, September 3, 2015 in the company of his immediate family.

* Interment will be at Arlington National Cemetery at a date to be announced.

* Read the Fayetteville Observer obituary for COL Meinhardt here.

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MOAA's Col. Marvin J. Harris Communication Awards New Scoring February 1, 2016 (Deadline for Submissions)

MOAA's Col. Marvin J. Harris Communication Awards New Scoring

February 1, 2016 (Deadline for Submissions)

* The Col. Marvin J. Harris Communication Awards scoring system is being revised effective with the February 1, 2016 submissions. Open this link to learn about the new evaluation criteria for submitting your Council and Chapter entries.

* Note: Any Council or Chapter meeting the criteria with their submission will receive an award in the competition.

* There will only be two categories for entries from Councils or chapters:

(1) Print newsletters and E-Newsletters. Only one entry, either a newsletter or an e-newsletter, is permitted.

(2) Web Sites.

* Select each of the above, hyperlinked files, which upon opening, can be filled out on your computer. (NOTE: For best results using the fillable forms, SAVE them to your computer before opening to facilitate entering your data.

* After entering the data, rename the file(s) and send as attachment(s) to Member Service Center, MOAA.

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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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