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.
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Legislative Affairs Co-Chair, COL John Koshan
May, 2017 –
The old adage goes, the more things change the more things stay the same. This couldn't be more true than today, after hearing the news that the Congress has passed still another CR (continuing resolution) to fund the government. The latest will expire in one (1) week, Friday May 5th. The plan is to allow the negotiators another week to craft a larger budget package thereby averting a government shutdown. Not being blamed for a government shutdown seems … Click Here to read the full article.
Mahoning-Shenango Valleys Chapter wins MOAA's 2016 4-Star Level of Excellence Award.
Every year, MOAA's affiliates compete to receive a four- or five-star Levels of Excellence Award. The very best councils and chapters receive five-star awards, while above-average councils and chapters receive four-star awards.
The Mahoning and Shenango Valleys Chapter received the 4-star Level of Excellence, the organization's third 4-star award in their five years of existence.
Congratulations to the Chapter, the Board, and the members of the Mahoning and Shenango Valleys Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America.
Pictured is MSVC President Gary Williams accepting the four-star streamer from MOAA Board of Directors Chair, General Tony Robertson, USAF, Ret.
Congratulations to Janet Oglesby, who won the 5-star Col. Marvin J. Harris Communications Award in the category of Print Newsletter. Janet was presented with an Achievement Certificate from Lt. Col. Shane Ostrum from MOAA National. This is Janet's fourth such award.
Congratulations to Bruce Bille, who won the 5-star Col. Marvin J. Harris Communications Award in the Website category. Bruce was presented with an Achievement Certificate from Lt. Col. Shane Ostrum from MOAA National.
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The Mahoning Shenango Valleys Chapter (MSVC) is an affiliate of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA).