5 August – 4 STAR Chapter Announcement

The Chapter was notified that MOAA National was recognizing in October, the Fort Benning Chapter as a 4 STAR Chapter.  This recognizes the hard work of the Chapter leadership and the many volunteers to speak on veterans experiences, leadership, raise scholarship funds, support ROTC & JROTC programs, and promote MOAA and the Chapter through activities … Continued

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Jun 24, AAFES and VA Working Together

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) and the VA Canteen have coordinated, allowing all veterans enrolled in the VA Healthcare System to shop on the Exchange online website called, www.shopmyexchange.com.   Provided by AAFES outreach coordinator.

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Jun 19, VA Update

VA Monthly Site Inspections Ordered  This week Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs Sloan D. Gibson directed all Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center and Health Care System Directors to conduct monthly in-person reviews of scheduling practices in every clinic within their jurisdiction. Site inspections will include observing daily scheduling processes and interacting with scheduling … Continued

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Three $1000.00 Scholarships were Awarded in July 2014

The Scholarship Committee is proud to announce that the winners are being notified and their names will be posted in late June 2014.  Look for this announcement, and Congratulations to all winners.  The COL (Ret) Richard Hallock Memorial Scholarship, was awarded to Megan Feret, daughter of LTC Michael Feret, PMS, Columbus State University.

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Cell Phone for Soldiers and the Fort Benning Chapter

CONGRATULATIONS – Glenda Osborne and her support team: The Fort Benning Chapter is SECOND IN THE NATION in support of this program. This happened because of a single volunteer willing to take the lead on this program.  Glenda Osborne and her team team collected and shipped over 3005 phones. For each phone collected and shipped to … Continued

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Dues Raised

The Chapter board was forced to look at expenses, and after looking at all alternatives, made the decision to raise annual Chapter Dues to $25.00 beginning for year 2014.

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