MOAA Levels of Excellence Award Competition 2014 Winners

MOAA Levels of Excellence Award Competition

2014 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.

* Follow the below link to open the list of winning councils and chapters on MOAA's website.:

Charlotte-Metrolina Chapter - 5 Stars

High Country Chapter - 5 Stars

New River Chapter - 5 Stars

Cape Fear Chapter - 4 Stars

Catawba Valley Chapter - 4 Stars

Coastal Carolina Chapter - 4 Stars

Sandhills Chapter - 4 Stars

KUDOS TO EVERYONE!

NC Chapter Presidents who will receive their LOE streamers at the MOAA's annual meeting in Arlington, VA in October are shown (pictured L to R) at the recently concluded 3rd Quarterly Council meeting in Salisbury, NC.

Marie Senzig - NC02, Coastal Carolina

Harley Ellinger - NC04, Charlotte Metrolina

Joe Cansler - NC11, Catawba Valley

George Brudzinski - NC21l, High Country

Juan Chavez, NC01, Cape Fear

Doug Ehrhardt - NC22, New River

Gary Marlar - NC06, Sandhills

President Jeri Graham - NC Council

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MOAA Health Care Survey

MOAA Health Care Survey

MOAA conducted a survey of 12,000 members to determine the level of satisfaction with their health care and to analyze if there were any problems similar to recent issues with the VA...the survey results can be reviewed by clicking the below link

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Using RSS with Chrome Essential Add-In

Using RSS with Chrome

Essential Add-In

* North Carolina Council of Chapters members who use Chrome as their default web browser may be frustrated when the RSS link on the News and Events page doesn't yield the intended results.

* Click on the below link for a "fix" which our web host, Ric Kolseth has recommended to enable you to fully utilize the RSS link.

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Military Officers Association of America Annual Letter

Military Officers Association of America

Annual Letter

* As members of our state council - the North Carolina Council of Chapters - many, if not most, will have, or have already received an e-mail that is part of the News Exchange Alerts sent to the national MOAA membership roster (if you have signed up for same).

* The below link can be followed to open/read the annual letter from VADM Norb Ryan, President, MOAA which contains a wealth of information on the work done by our Association in the last year. It is a worthwhile read for all!!

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High Country Chapter Memorial Day Celebration May 26, 2014

High Country Chapter Memorial Day Celebration

May 26, 2014

* The High Country Chapter, MOAA hosted their 8th Memorial Day Celebration at the Boone Mall in Boone, NC on Monday, May 26th.

* Click on the below YouTube video from the local television's Good Times, Good People broadcast which featured President George Brudzinski detailing the event that began @ 11:00.

* Also on the program was "Generation Excellent," a group of home schooled students from Ashe County who presented a redux of their wonderful performance on America...

* Thank you High Country for this wonderful tribute to all our North Carolina veterans.

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A Commencement Speech for All to Embrace

May 17, 2014

Remarks by Naval Adm. William H. McRaven, ninth commander of U.S.Special Operations Command at the 2014 Graduation Ceremony, University of Texas, Austin. (This YouTube link was shared by a fellow veteran and is 19:25 minutes you'll be glad that you have invested out of your day.)

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Team North Carolina - "Storming the Hill" April 9, 2014
Team North Carolina - "Storming the Hill"

Team North Carolina - "Storming the Hill"

April 9, 2014

* The North Carolina delegation was involved with "Storming the Hill" on April 9, 2014 as part of the annual MOAA effort to bring representatives from all 410 chapters across the US to meet with their respective legislative delegations and spread the word regarding recommended ways for Congress to not consider correcting the country's financial woes on the backs of the military - active, retired, Guard and Reserve as well as the surviving spouses of military service personnel.

* Top photo - COL Jeri Graham, President of the North Carolina Council of Chapters headed team North Carolina. Pictured above are (L to R): COL-Ret. Ed Baisden, COL-Ret. Jeri Graham, NC Senator Kay Hagan and MOAA Board Member COL Mike Rogers, USA.

* Bottom photo - NC Senator Richard Burr, COL Baisden, COL Graham and COL Rogers on the Capital steps.

Click on the thumbnail photographs to the right to see additional pictures from the day-long session on the Hill:

- Congressman Howard Coble, NC 6th District with COL Graham.

- Team North Carolina: COL Rogers, Congressman Coble, COL Graham and COL Baisden.

- COL Rogers, COL Baisden, Congressman Patrick McHenry, NC 10th District and COL Graham.

- COL Rogers, Congressman Mike McIntyre, NC 7th District, COL Graham and COL Baisen.

- COL Graham receiving a rewards check from COL-Ret. John Cully, MOAA Travel Representative for the NC Council "Convention at Sea" in 2013.

NOTE: When viewing thumbnails, use your mouse to left click on the (F)ast, (M)edium or (S)low controller found in the upper right corner of any image displayed...doing so will run a slide show of all the images at the rate of speed selected. Enjoy!

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