Tag: MOAA

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…

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…