Tag: MOAA

MOAA Luncheon Moved to a New Location

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter of the Military Officers Association’s first event since the COVID-19 outbreak began will take place on Wednesday, September 23. Because of the need to open facilities incrementally, Quail Creek announced that outside groups would not be allowed to host events in the Madera Clubhouse Ballroom for the remainder of 2020.…

MOAA Chapter Helps Women Warriors X2

(Left to right) Peggy McGee and Karen Kuciver hold the layette items for the new baby and his mom. (Photo by Pat Crutcher)

Peggy McGee Even though the Green Valley Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) has not been able to meet for months, the stay-at-home restrictions did not dampen their commitment to help other veterans in their time of need. In late July, they had two requests for help from Women Warriors, a Tucson-based 501(c)(3)…

MOAA Sends Thanks for Food for the Troops

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association (MOAA) extends its sincere thank you to the Quail Creek (QC) community for their support for the annual Food for the Troops collection over the 4th of July weekend. Forty pounds of groceries, all from QC residents, were delivered to the 162nd Fighter Wing, Arizona Air…

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…