Tag: MOAA

Food for the Troops—COVID-19 Style

Peggy McGee The annual Food for the Troops collection sponsored by the Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association, to support the young airmen of the 162nd Fighter Wing, Air National Guard will go on as planned but with some modifications. Because it is unknown at this time whether the Madera clubhouse will be opened for…

Patriotic Masks Available

Patriotic patterned masks (Photo by Jadine Hilt)

Peggy McGee With Independence Day just around the corner, now is the time to order a mask with U.S. flags or stars and stripes. Handmade by Jadine Hilt, Secretary of the Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association, these masks will help you celebrate our nation’s independence in style, while helping to protect yourself and those…

Military Pride Masks

MOAA members Myra and Jeff McCune, both U.S. Navy retirees, model the masks in the two different patterns available for the Navy. (Photo by Bruce Hilt)

Peggy McGee Even before the CDC started recommending that everyone wear masks to help protect them from the Coronavirus, Jadine Hilt, Secretary of the Green Valley Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Chapter and seamstress extraordinaire, thought about making masks for the military. She gathered material containing the insignia for all five military services and set…

Technology Made MOAA Scholarship Awards Possible

Cadet Olea

Peggy McGee On the agenda for the April 1 Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association board meeting was to screen the applicants and select the 2020 scholarship winners. With COVID-19, that meeting got cancelled. Thanks to the military’s emphasis on never being late, the cadets had completed their applications and obtained their letters of recommendation…

MOAA Announces Scholarship Awards Dinner April 28

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter, Military Officers Association will be hosting its annual JROTC Scholarship awards dinner on Tuesday, April 28, in the Madera Clubhouse ballroom. The social period begins at 5 p.m., with dinner being served at 5:30 p.m. The menu will feature a choice of chicken cordon bleu or a flatiron steak,…

MOAA Plans Mix and Mingle

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association (MOAA) has scheduled its annual Mix and Mingle for Wednesday, March 18 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Madera Clubhouse Ballroom. The purpose of the event is not only to give current members a chance to socialize in a very relaxed setting, but also to invite potential members…

MOAA Luncheon to Discuss Old Tucson Studios

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association will be hosting a luncheon on Jan. 15 in the Madera Clubhouse Ballroom. The social period starts at 11:30 a.m. with lunch being served at noon. The speaker has now confirmed. Marty Freese, Western Movie Historian from Old Tucson Studios (OTS), will be the presenter. Also…

Green Valley MOAA supports Toys for Tots

Toys for boys and girls will make Christmas a little merrier for needy children; photo by Peggy McGee.

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Military Officers Association celebrated Christmas a little early this year by taking up a collection for the local Toys for Tots program at its November meeting. Members bought toys and games for children of all ages and gift cards for teens who are included in the national program. In the…

MOAA plans holiday dinner

Peggy McGee The holidays will be the theme of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) dinner on Wednesday, Dec. 11, at 5 p.m. in the Crystal Ballroom 1 and 2. Following the social period dinner will feature a choice of prime rib with a tangy horseradish sauce or grilled salmon. Both entrees will be accompanied by seasonal…