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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MSVC-MOAA Legislative Affairs Co-Chair, LCol Rod Hosler
May, 2019 – House members moved to accelerate extending disability benefits to “blue water” Vietnam veterans and expand eligibility to more troops, including those who served in the Korean demilitarized zone in the late 1960s.
A bill proposed by the House Veterans Affairs Committee would direct the Dept of Veterans Affairs to provide disability compensation for veterans who served on Navy ships off Vietnam and have been diagnosed with one of 14 diseases presumed related to Agent Orange exposure.
The bill, H.R. 299, now goes …. Click Here to read the full article.
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Compiled by Mercer County Veterans Affairs Office
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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.
|Mahoning-Shenango Valleys Chapter wins MOAA’s 2017 5-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 5-star Level of Excellence, the organization’s fourth LOE 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. This is Janet’s fifth 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).