Tag: MOAA

MOAA makes donation

Barbara Gavre, Family Readiness Program Manager for the 162nd Fighter Wing, Tucson Air National Guard, is all smiles as she receives a check for $2000 from Dick Newman, President of the Green Valley MOA Scholarship and Military Assistance Fund. The money was designated for the food locker which serves families of enlisted personnel as well…

Toys for Tots

Representatives from the Marine Corps League in Green Valley shown with President-elect Joe Longo were delighted to receive 40 toys, a bag of cosmetics for the teenaged girls plus $300 in cash at a recent MOAA dinner. The gifts will have made some children very happy on Christmas morning. Photo by John McGee.

MOAA members elect new board

Peggy McGee Six Quail Creek residents were elected to the Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association Board of Directors to serve terms beginning on January 1. Elliott Jones will be the first Vice President for Membership and Peggy McGee second Vice President responsible for Programs as well as Public Relations Officer. Jadine Hilt will serve…

MOAA recruiting new members

  Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association invites military officers to include Warrant Officers to join its rank. Members can be active duty, Reserve, National Guard, retired and former. Chapter dues are $25/year. The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is the nation’s largest and most influential association of military officers. MOAA’s…

MOAA sends thanks for support

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) sends its sincere thanks for the generous outpouring of support for its annual Food for the Troops collection conducted from July 1-4. In addition to the groceries, residents donated $400 in checks for the Chapter’s Turkeys for the Troops program. Each November, 30…

September luncheon planned for MOAA

  Peggy McGee After a four-month break while many of its members were traveling, the Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association (MOAA) will start its fall line-up of activities. First will be a luncheon on Tuesday, September 18 starting at 11:30 a.m. in the Ballroom. Lunch will be served at noon. Menu choices include a…

MOAA awards scholarships

  Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) awarded an unprecedented four scholarships to JROTC students from three local high schools. The money was raised with a combination of Chapter member donations and grants. Cadet Commander Roman Duarte, a graduating senior from Walden Grove High School, was a member of…

Food for the Troops collection slated for 4th of July

Peggy McGee The annual Green Valley Chapter Military Officer Association of America (MOAA) sponsored Food for the Troops collection will take place in the days leading up to the 4th of July. The food collection supports the junior airmen in the 162nd Fighter Wing, Air National Guard. Look for the big red box in the…

MOAA hosts Mix and Mingle for April – May update

  Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter, Military Officers Association, hosted its annual Mix and Mingle in March. The highlight of the evening was MOAA Jeopardy, starring MOAA’s very own Alex Trebec AKA QC resident Tom Contreras. The three contestants, Dick Kosnick, Lynda Linker, and QC resident Lee Cornelison were asked questions centering on desert…

MOAA Auxiliary hosts very successful luncheon

  Peggy McGee Every year the Green Valley Chapter Military Officers of America Association (MOAA) auxiliary sponsors a special project to help an organization outside of MOAA. In the past they have hosted baby showers for the National Guard and fundraiser luncheons for Fisher house and Tucson Veterans Serving Veterans. This year they decided to…