Tag: MOAA

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…

Honor Flight recipient thanks MOAA

  Peggy McGee Donald Severe, who was selected to go on the Honor Flight to Washington, DC in September 2017 shared the experience at the Green Valley Chapter’s recent meeting. The Chapter sponsored Don’s trip. Don served as a pilot on active duty and in the Reserve with the U.S. Air Force from September 1952…

Mix and Mingle with MOAA

  Peggy McGee The annual Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Mix and Mingle will be held on Thursday, March 22 from 4:30-6:30 in Crystal Ballroom No. 1. The purpose of the event is to introduce officers and warrant officers, active duty, former and retired and their spouses or significant others to…

MOAA shares the spirit of the upcoming season

Left to right: MOA Treasurer Peggy McGee presented a check for $2,000 to General MacDonald as Family Readiness Program Manager Barbara Gavre and 1st Vice President for Membership Joe Longo looked on; photo by Betty Atwater

Peggy McGee It was give back time for the Green Valley Chapter, Military Officers Association (MOA) at their October 18 dinner meeting. Guest speaker was Brigadier General Andrew J. MacDonald, Commander of the 162nd Fighter Wing, Arizona Air National Guard. General MacDonald talked about the diverse missions of the unit, with the great emphasis on…

MOAA will meet at Quail Creek in October

Peggy McGee After its summer recess and with the return of many of the winter residents, the Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association is back on the social scene. Their next meeting will be on October 18 with cocktails being available at 5:00 p.m. and dinner being served at 5:30 p.m. All officers and warrant…

July 4th Food For The Troops collection a huge success

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association expresses its sincere appreciation to the many Quail Creek residents who supported this year’s Independence Day food drive. The annual Food for the Troops collection at Quail Creek over the Fourth of July period managed to exceed what was donated in 2016 which was a record…

MOAA dinner slated for September 20

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association will kick off its fall season with a dinner on Wednesday, September 20 in the ballroom. Cocktails and wine will be available for purchase starting at 5:00 p.m. and dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. A mixed greens salad with assorted accompaniments with Ranch and…