Welcome to the Website of the Mahoning and Shenango Valleys Chapter of MOAA!

Mission

The missions of the chapter shall be to promote the purposes and objectives of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) primarily at the local level; foster fraternal relations among retired, active and former officers of the seven uniformed services and the National Guard and Reserve Components; protect the rights and services for them and their dependents and survivors; and to serve the community and the nation.

“When our nation’s military are called to serve, MOAA is fighting for them back home.”
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MOAA News

Click Here to jump to MOAA’s monthly newsletter, “The Affilliate” in which MSVC is mentioned twice!

LEGISLATIVE AFFAIRS

Please take a few moments to visit the MOAA web site and link to the ADVOCACY section, scroll down to Legislative Action Center. This identifies all of the legislative issues and bills that MOAA supports that require your active involvement. Remember to contact your Congressional representatives (Senate and House) to express your concerns.
There are also many state legislative issues that also require your support:
MOAA’s Legislative Mission for 2020
TRICARE’s Uncertain Future: How MOAA Is Working to Protect Your Benefit
Budget Delays Cost Billions and Threaten Readiness.

Make Your Voice Heard
MOAA Legislative Update moaa.org/takeaction
or 1-800-234-6622 ext. 215.

VETERANS AFFAIRS
Compiled by Mercer County Veterans Affairs Office
January, 2018 –  Click Here to open document.

Chapter News/Events

MSVC-MOAA Chapter Receives Awards

Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Rod Hosler, President of MOAA’s Ohio Council of Chapter, presented the Five Star Level of Excellence (LOE) Award to MSVC First Vice President and former U.S. Navy Lieutenant Bruce Bille at the chapter’s September 24 dinner meeting at Boardman Township Park’s Elton Beard Cabin. The award recognizes the most outstanding chapters and state councils for their efforts in such areas as recruiting and retention, legislative affairs, youth programs, and support to local communities and veterans.

The Mahoning and Shenango Valleys Chapter, the youngest of Ohio’s MOAA chapters, was chartered in 2011 and has previously garnered three Four Star and four Five Star Level of Excellence awards.

Also presented on September 24 was MSVC’s fourth MOAA Five Star Harris Communications Award, which recognizes excellence in chapter and council websites and newsletters. The award is named in honor of Colonel Marvin J. Harris, USAF (Ret), MOAA’s Director of Public Relations from 1996 until 2011.

Carl A. Nunziato Veterans Resource Center spotlighted in the July issue of the Military Officer magazine

The Carl A. Nunziato Veterans Resource Center on the campus of Youngstown State University was spotlighted in the July issue of the Military Officer magazine. The magazine is the flagship publication of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) and has a print circulation of 262,846, the digital magazine reaches the other 87,000 members. Each month a chapter is spotlighted. Patrick Williams manager of the Carl A. Nunziato Veterans Resource Center along with Janet Oglesby submitted the article.
Click Here to downlod the article in PDF format.


MSVC member Robert P. Milich to be inducted into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame

The Ohio Department of Veterans Services has announced the members of the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Class of 2018. Mahoning and Shenango Valleys Chapter of MOAA member Robert P. Milich, Lt Col, U.S. Air Force, Retired, will be inducted into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at the Radiant Life Church on 7100 Post Road in Dublin, Ohio.   Click Here to read the full article.

 

  Chapter Schedule:
(use blue arrow buttons near month to navigate, and click on events for more information)

 

To register for upcoming events, please go to the Next Event page.

The Mahoning Shenango Valleys Chapter (MSVC) is an affiliate of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA).
MOAA and its affiliated chapters and councils are non-partisan.