News, Events, Meetings Schedule, & Chapter Awards
Newsletters (The Desert Duster)
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2018 Desert Duster Chapter Newsletters: March 2018 (coming Mar. 8) January 2018
Archived 2015-2016 newsletters can be accessed by clicking the military graphic to the right.
2018 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; check this website for meeting dates and times. A chapter newsletter with event information will be posted on this page of the website.
January 13 10:00 am – MOWW Massing of the Colors & Service Remembrance; Sahuarita High School Auditorium
January 23 12:00-2:00pm – Luncheon Meeting; Diana S. Kellermeyer, the Chief of Blind Rehabilitation Service and the Southwestern Blind Rehabilitation Center (SWBRC) at the Tucson VA; Quail Creek Clubhouse.
February 27 12:00pm – Auxiliary Luncheon to Benefit TROT; Quail Creek Clubhouse.
March 22 4:30pm-6:30pm -“Mix & Mingle”, Hors d’oeuvres. Quail Creek Clubhouse. No Host Bar.
May 1 – JROTC Scholarship Dinner; Quail Creek Clubhouse. Details: TBA
June 2 – Spring AZCOC Meeting · Luke Chapter in Phoenix, AZ
October 1-4 – Fall AZCOC Meeting in Phoenix, AZ. Lt General Atkins to present LOE Awards (date may change)
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.