Tag: MOAA

Food for Troops Drive over July 4th weekend

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association will be sponsoring a Food for the Troops drive over Fourth of July weekend. All food donated will be presented to the 162nd Fighter Wing Arizona Air National Guard for distribution to the junior troops. According to Barbara Gavre, Family Readiness Program Manager, troop favorites include:…

MOAA Awards Scholarships

Cadet Major Ana Fajardo, Air Force JROTC, is flanked by her mother Sonia Corrazco and Lieutenant Colonel Don Belche, JROTC Advisor at Nogales Hugh School; photo by Betty Atwater.

Peggy McGee Fifty Military Officers Association members and guests gathered in the Madera Clubhouse to recognize and award $1500 scholarships each to three graduating JROTC Cadets. First Lieutenant Richard Newman, president of the MOAA Scholarship and Military Assistance Fund, presented the awards. Cadet Major Ana Figaro, Air Force JROTC, Nogales High School, will be heading…

MOAA Mix and Mingle

Pianist Cyndy Gierada played a variety of patriotic music during the event; photo by Betty Atwater.

Peggy McGee About 35 members of the Green Valley Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) and their guests met in the clubhouse lounge on March 21 for their second annual Mix & Mingle. They were greeted by piano sounds as Quail Creek resident Cyndy Gierada provided the musical entertainment for the evening. When Cyndy played…

Chapter Persons of the Year

Left to right: Quail Creek residents Betty Atwater, Surviving Spouse and Auxiliary Liaison and Peggy McGee, Treasurer and Public Affairs Officer, were recently recognized as the Green Valley MOAA Chapter Persons of the Year. Their awards were in recognition of their significant and continuous contributions to the Green Valley Chapter during 2016. Photo by Marianne…

Green Valley MOAA to host meet and greet

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association invites all officers and warrant officers, active duty, former and retired to attend its second annual Meet and Greet event on Tuesday, March 21 in the clubhouse. The event will run from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and will include hors d’oeuvres. There will be a cash…

All military officers invited to MOAA meeting

Tim Campbell

Peggy McGee The Green Valley Chapter Military Officers Association invites all officers, active duty, former and retired, to attend its dinner meeting on Tuesday, November 15 in the ballroom. Cocktails will be available for purchase starting at 5:00 p.m. with dinner to follow. Please call Barbara Brown at 520-625-8066 to make reservations. Cost is $26…

July 4th events benefit military families

Chaplain Mestler, Barb Gavre and A1C Tellez

  Major Steven Abel, GV MOAA The week of July 4, 2014, Quail Creek held events which benefited the Green Valley MOAA’s (Military Officers Association of America) Military Assistance Food for Families charity. This charity donates nonperishable food items and Commissary gift cards to the Tucson National Guard for distribution to the needy families of…

MOAA holds 4th annual Baby Shower

Green Valley MOAA Auxiliary hosts fourth annual Baby Shower for 162nd FW, AZANG. Left to right from back: Jackie Dow, Sharon Rychener, Judy Knox, Betty Atwater, Gisela Dolney, Betty Deardorf and Fran Labossiere; front, Barbara Brown and Lynda Linker

Janelle Ward The Green Valley Chapter of MOAA (Military Officers Association of America) Auxiliary held its fourth annual baby shower for the wives of servicemen who are deployed, soon to be deployed or have just returned from deployment. This year’s event was held to support the wives of service members of the 162nd Fighter Wing,…