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FROM THE IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT by Juan Chavez

FROM THE IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT

by Juan Chavez

It was a distinct privilege and honor to have served as your Chapter President for the past six years. The chapter experienced a major transformation during that period, morphing from a wavering organization on the cusp of collapse, to one of the strongest in our state. I attribute our rebirth to the interest, support, and contributions of most of our members. Special thanks to those who served on the board of directors and other leadership positions during my three administrations. Their concern for the future of our chapter coupled with their dedication to its mission was what really made the difference. I (we) owe them a huge debt of gratitude for walking the talk, “Never Stop Serving.”

My best wishes to our new president, Ira Watkins and his leadership team for continued success as they lead our chapter forward.

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CAPE FEAR CHAPTER, MOAA ELECTION RESULTS

The following officers were elected by majority vote of the general membership to serve 2-year terms in positions indicated effective January 2019.

MAJ (Ret) Ira Watkins, USA, President

MAJ (Ret) George Bond, USA, 1st Vice President

COL (Ret) Richard Underwood, USA, 2nd Vice President

LTC (Ret) Marty Williams, USA, 3rd Vice President

LTC (Ret) Ralph Hinrichs, USA, Treasurer

Mrs. Sara Ballard, Secretary

Congratulations are extended to these members who volunteered to lead our chapter for the next two years. They will be officially installed on 25 January 2019 during the biennial Installation Dinner at the Iron Mike Conference Center, Fort Bragg.

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CFC MOAA BIENNIAL INSTALLATION DINNER/MEETING January 25, 2019

CFC MOAA BIENNIAL INSTALLATION DINNER/MEETING

January 25, 2019

The official installation of the new Chapter President and Board of Directors will take place on Friday, 25 January 2019 in the Lafayette Room of the Iron Mike Conference Center starting at 1700 hours.

The keynote speaker for the evening will be Lt. Gen. Dana Atkins, USAF, Retired, President and CEO of MOAA. General Atkins’ address will include a legislative update among other topics of interest. General Atkins will also administer the oath of office to the newly elected leadership team.

Chapter President Colonel (Ret) Juan Chavez will pass the gavel to Major (Ret) Ira Watkins and will step down after serving six consecutive years as Chapter President, longest tenure in the history of the chapter. The new president and board of directors will serve a 2-year term beginning January 2019.

This will be a major significant event for our chapter, not only because we shall witness a changing of the guard so-to-speak, but because this will be General Atkins first visit to our chapter since he assumed his current position as President of MOAA. Attendance at this event will be a manifestation of our respect and support of our association’s leaders from the local chapter to the National level.

For more information and reservations download event flier below. Please RSVP no later than the suspense date shown.

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OPENING OF CFC MOAA ROTC SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION WINDOW

OPENING OF CFC MOAA ROTC SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION WINDOW

This is to serve notice that the Cape Fear Chapter, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is now accepting applications for ROTC scholarships effective immediately and through March 1, 2019.

Applicants must be in good academic standing. Applications need be submitted in accordance with CFC Policy Memorandum 15-1 using the application form prescribed therein. Application forms may be downloaded from the “Documents” Section (left panel).

It is preferred that all applications be submitted via email accompanied by all pertinent documentation (scanned) to 3vp@cfmoaa.org NLT March 1, 2019. Applications or documents received after the deadline will not be considered.

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NOMINATIONS FOR THE ROBERT F. DEMETER CHAPTER SERVICE AWARD

The Robert F. DeMeter Chapter Service Award was established in 1998 in memory of the late LTC (Ret) Robert F. DeMeter, USMC, a former Chapter President (1989), to annually recognize a chapter member for outstanding service to the chapter. The award is the most prestigious award the Chapter can bestow upon one of its members.

The award consists of a certificate and a rotating trophy, which the recipient retains for a period of one year. Nominations for the award are being solicited from the general membership. Please submit in hardcopy or email to Secretary Sara Ballard NLT 28 February 2019. A selection committee will determine the winner, and the award will be presented during the March general membership meeting.

^top   Contact   Awards   Permalink   Posted: 01/11/19

2018 ROTC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FUND RAISING GOLF TOURNAMENT WRAP-UP by Tammy Beshlin

2018 ROTC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FUND RAISING GOLF TOURNAMENT WRAP-UP

by Tammy Beshlin

This year’s golf tournament played at Baywood Golf Club on 29 September was an incredible success. Our heartfelt thanks to all our commercial sponsors for their continued loyalty and support, to the players who made the day special, and to our chapter members for a commendable outpouring of generosity.

The following is a list of all sponsors and donors; those indicated by an asterisk (*) contributed in multiple ways.

Prime Sponsor

Mr. Steve LaHam, President & CEO*

Anfinsen Plastic Molding & Assembly

Major Material Sponsors

AAFMAA*

Healy Wholesale

Rogers & Breece, Inc.

USAA*

Hole Sponsors

A+ Home Health Care Services*

Anstead’s Tobacco Company

Arrow Exterminators of Fayetteville, Inc.*

Chap (LTC)(Ret) & Mrs. Timothy Atkinson

COL (Ret) & Mrs. David L. Baggett*

COL (Ret) & Mrs. Eli Ballard*

Baywood Golf & Community Association

LTC (Ret) & Mrs. David Beshlin*

COL (Ret) & Mrs. George Blanc*

Bob Maier’s Automotive Services*

MAJ (Ret) George Bond*

Brown & Associates Investment Services*

Bryan Honda

Bryant’s Restaurants, Inc./Wendy’s

Buie, Norman & Company, P.A.

Carolina Specialties International*

Cape Fear Discount Drugs*

Cape Fear Eye Associates, P.A.*

Cape Fear HS Navy JROTC

Mrs. Zobeida Carrion

Catlett Family Dentistry

Caviness & Cates Building Development*

COL (Ret) & Mrs. Juan I. Chavez*

LTC (Ret) David Cheney*

LTC (Ret) James E. Chrishon, Jr.

Copper Cricket Pub, Sanford, NC*

Mrs. Maureen Dadek*

COL (Ret) & Mrs. Tad D. Davis

COL (Ret) & Mrs. Stanley D. Dodson*

LTC (Ret) & Mrs. Thomas Donnelly

COL & Mrs. John P. Dunigan*

E.E. Smith HS AFJROTC

Edward Jones Investments*

COL (Ret) & Mrs. Ronald Elrod

Fairmont HS AJROTC

Fort Bragg Federal Credit Union

COL (Ret) & Mrs. Ronnie Foxx

LTC (Ret) Dennis Franken*

LTC (Ret) & Mrs. Robert T. Garman*

Dr. Ben Gersh, M.D.*

LTC (Ret) & Mrs. George W. Glann*

LTC (Ret) & Mrs. Marv G. Gordner

COL (Ret) Jeri Graham

LTC (Ret) & Mrs. John W. Hazlett*

MAJ (Ret) Peter A. Hill*

Hinkamp Jeweler’s

LTC (Ret) & Mrs. Ralph Hinrichs*

Horne Brothers Construction, Inc.*

David & Sandi Hubbard

Hubbard Kitchen & Bath Showroom*

LTC (Ret) George Hutnan

Mrs. Carol Ivey*

Jernigan-Warren, Inc.*

Jimmy John’s Sandwiches

Lane Automotive

COL (Ret) & Mrs. Hank Larsen*

Mash House Brew Company*

Mr. & Mrs. Arthur W. Maxwell, Jr.*

John & Mary Beth Parker/McDonald’s

Carl Meinhardt*

Erika Meinhardt*

LTC (Ret) Hans Meinhardt*

Lise Meinhardt*

Metz Glass*

Military Order of the Purple Heart

Morty Pride Meats

BG (Ret) Joseph L. Nagel*

MAJ (Ret) Warren R. O’Brien*

Col (Ret) & Mrs. Chester G. Oehme, Jr.*

Paper, Pens, Etc. Inc.

Powers-Swain Chevrolet, Inc.

Public Storage of Fayetteville, Inc.

COL (Ret) & Mrs. Deogracia Quinones*

QwikMed Pharmacy & Clinic*

Mrs. Barbara Raizen

Rhudy’s, Inc.

COL (Ret) & Mrs. Arturo Rodriguez*

Sanco Construction Company, Inc.

Savvy Cleaning Company

Sharonview Federal Credit Union*

Dr. & Mrs. Richard H. Shereff

Strickland’s Portion Pak, Inc.

Superior Bakery

Terry Sanford HS AFJROTC

LTC (Ret) & Mrs. Edward R. Thomas, II*

TLC Express Carwash*

COL (Ret) & Mrs. James A. Volkmann*

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph J. Vonnegut*

CPT (Ret) & Mrs. David S. Vroom*

Watson Family Dentistry

Mrs. Sara White*

LTC (Ret) & Mrs. Jim Wilde*

LTC (Ret) & Mrs. Martin C. Williams*

Ziegler Properties

Soldier Sponsors

LTC (Ret) & Mrs. Bill Bell

Mrs. Helen Beshlin

Cape Fear Cardiology Association

LTC (Ret) Kenneth W. Chelf

MAJ (Ret) Gerald Croll

Mrs. Maria Cory

LTC (Ret) & Mrs. Clark Ecklund

Mrs. Mary Eidman

First Command

CW3 (Ret) & Mrs. James Fleming

Foust Heating and Air Conditioning

COL (Ret) & Mrs. Darwin A. Frett

Mr. Jack Fulp

COL (Ret) & Mrs. John R. Hermann

Miss LaTonya Jackson

LTC (Ret) & Mrs. Thomas R. King

COL (Ret) & Mrs. Earl F. Klinck

Lt Col (Ret) Geraldine B. McGowan

Erika Meinhardt & John Parks Families

Miss Lise Meinhardt

CW2 & Mrs. Carl Mitchell

LTC (Ret) Charles Pimble

Mr. Mark Rohrig*

Sandhills Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

LTC (Ret) & Mrs. Jon R. Sheets

Simon Funeral Home

LTC (Ret) & Mrs. Walter M. Swing

MAJ (Ret) & Mrs. Robert Tiffany

Mr. Pete Tilton

COL (Ret) & Mrs. Larry Vick

Claudie & Tom Wallen*

COL (Ret) & Mrs. Willie Wright

Cash Donors

Yong Dutmer

MAJ (Ret) & Mrs. Phil Flynn

Mrs. Lois Ives

Prize & Giveaways Donors

Anderson Creek Golf & Country Club

ASOM Gift Shop

Bayonet Golf Course

Baywood Golf Club

Black’s Tire and Auto Service

Carolina Lakes Golf Club

Carraba’s Italian Grill

Chick Filet Skibo Square

Cypress Lakes Golf Club

Day Spa

Defy Fay & Bone Fish Grill

Edward Jones Investments

Firestone Fort Bragg

Fresh Market

Gates Four Golf & Country Club

Hyland Golf & Country Club

Kings Grant Golf Course

Logan’s Roadhouse

Luigi’s Italian Restaurant

Mission Bar BQ

Newk’s Eatery

Olive Garden Italian Kitchen

Red Lobster

Ryder Golf Course

Sam’s Club

Stryker Golf Course

Whispering Woods Golf Club

316 Oyster Bar

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IN MEMORIAM Pat and Trish Flanagan – September 14, 2018

IN MEMORIAM

Pat and Trish Flanagan – September 14, 2018

It is with the deepest sympathy that we announce that LTC Carl “Pat” Flanagan, Jr., US Army, Retired and his wife of 66 years, Patricia (Trish) Flanagan both perished in a house fire on September 14, 2018 during Hurricane Florence. Both will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery at a date to be announced.

Pat served on active duty for over 20 years including combat service in Vietnam. He and Trish were loyal members of the chapter for several years and their loss will be keenly felt by all of us.

Our heartfelt condolences are extended to the entire Flanagan family for their loss.

^top   Contact   General Info   Permalink   Posted: 10/05/18