News & Events

News, Events, Meetings Schedule, & Chapter Awards

Newsletters (The Desert Duster)

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2021 Desert Duster Chapter Newsletters:
JAN 2021 

2020 Desert Duster Chapter Newsletters:
JAN 2020  MAR 2020  JUNE 2020  
SEPT/OCT 2020  NOV 2020  DEC 2020

2019 Desert Duster Chapter Newsletters:
JAN 2019
 MAR 2019  MAY 2019  SEPT 2019  NOV 2019  DEC 2019

2018 Desert Duster Chapter Newsletters:
JAN 2018  MAR 2018  MAY 2018  SEPT 2018  NOV 2018  DEC 2018

The 2015-2017 archived newsletters may be accessed by clicking the military graphic to the right.


2021 Events Schedule/Calendar

BOARD MEETING ::: Board of Directors meeting is the 1st Wednesday of each month 8:30-10:00 am at the Friends in Deed Building, Green Valley (members welcome to attend).

CHAPTER MEETINGS ::: Chapter meetings are held at the Quail Creek Madera Clubhouse in Green Valley unless otherwise indicated below. Check this website for meeting dates and times. A chapter newsletter with event information will be posted on this page of the website.

CHAPTER MEETING RESERVATION FORM

January 19 – Luncheon: 11:30am Social · 12:00pm. Location: Quail Creek Clubhouse Ballroom.

March 18 – “Mix & Mingle”: 4:30pm. Location: TBA

May 4 –  JROTC Scholarship Dinner – Social: 4:30pm · Dinner: 5pm. Location: TBA.

September 14 – Luncheon: 11:30am · Social · 12:00pm. Location: TBA.

November 17 – Social: 4:30pm · Dinner: 5pm. Location: TBA.

December 15 – Social: 4:30pm · Holiday Dinner: 5pm. Location: TBA.


Green Valley Chapter MOAA Awards

2016 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

1st Lt Richard “Dick” Newman, President 2015

2015 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

Lt Col John McGee, President 2014

2014 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

Lt Col John McGee, President 2013

2013 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

1st Lt Richard “Dick” Newman, President 2012

2012 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

1st Lt Richard “Dick” Newman, President 2011

2011 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

Lt Col Darren Venters, President 2010

2010 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

COL Lynda Linker, President 2009

2009 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

MAJ Steven Abel, President 2008

2008 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

CDR John Chernoski, President 2007

2007 5-Star Level of Excellence Award Winner

CDR Joel Greenberg, President 2006


The Green Valley Chapter is the 2008, 2009, and 2010 Winner of the National MOAA Communication Award for Best Web Site in Category V Chapters. MAJ Steven Abel and CPT Kelly Galvin collaborated as co-webmasters throughout those years to maintain our website.

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