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Chapter Newsletter

On-line edition of The Military Officer, the chapter's award-winning monthly newsletter.


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Personal Affairs Guide

This is the updated Personal Affairs/Survivors Guide you have been waiting for!

Hours of research by both Col Steve dePyssler, USAF (Ret), and CMSgt Herman Nock, USAF (Ret), of the Barksdale AFB Retiree Activities Office, have culminated in what is, arguably, the best product of it's kind to be found anywhere. The guide is provided in PDF format.


Honor & Respect for Old Glory

The flag should be displayed on all days, especially on the following dates.


January

1st New Year's Day
20th Inauguration Day
3rd Monday M.L.K Jr's Birthday


February

12th Lincoln's Birthday
3rd Monday Washington's Birthday


March/April

variable Easter


May

2nd Sunday Mother's Day
3rd Saturday Armed Forces Day
Last Monday Memorial Day
  [half staff 'til noon]


June

14th Flag Day
3rd Sunday Father's Day


July

4th Independence Day


September

1st Monday Labor Day
11th Patriot Day
17th Constitution Day


October

2nd Monday Columbus Day


November

11th Veterans Day
4th Thursday Thanksgiving Day


December

7th Pearl Harbor Day
25th Christmas Day


[and all other days as may be proclaimed by the President of the United States, the birthdays of States (date of admission) and on State holidays.]

Click here for detailed information on honoring the American flag.


Board Position Descriptions


Contact Us

Ark-La-Tex Chapter MOAA
PO Box 134
Barksdale AFB, LA
71110-0134

1.318.456.4480 [local]
1.866.544.2412 [toll free]

Officers, Directors and
other important numbers
can be found here.


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Recently Updated Pages

More than 1,400 MOAA members have discovered the value of membership in the Ark-La-Tex Chapter of MOAA. Our Chapter provides essential grassroots legislative support for MOAA’s efforts to protect and enhance your benefits. PLUS, you have the opportunity to meet other officers and spouses who share your experiences in military life.

Our Chapter holds luncheons and dinner meetings featuring social gathering, good food and interesting speakers or events.

Our Chapter recognizes Junior ROTC units and their outstanding personnel.

Our Chapter awards over 23 scholarships for $31,500 to Ark-La-Tex chapter member’s children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

  Jan-Feb 2016 New Members

  Grady Crooks Lt Col USAF (Act)
  Helen Johnson Mrs Widow
  Nicholas McKinnan Maj USAF (Act)
  Jonathon Park Lt Col USAF (Act)
  Paul Simpson Maj USAF (Act)
  Krisalyn Vaughn Maj USAF (Act)
  Jared Yarrington Lt Col USAF (Act)
  Kris Zhea Lt Col USAF (Act)
  Courtney Fitzgerald Maj USAF (Act)
  Steven Hospodar Lt Col USAF (Act)
  Nicholas Russo Lt Col USAF (Act)
  D.J. Van Sandt Lt Col USAF (Ret)


We publish one of the most outstanding newsletters in MOAA to keep our members informed.

With annual dues of only $20, you cannot afford to not be a member.  You can make a difference.

Point your mouse to the Membership item on the top menu and you will see a sub-link to the Membership/Information Change Form. Complete the form as necessary, click Submit at the bottom of the form and you are done.

Pharmacy Formulary

Current Barksdale AFB Formulary

TAPS

In Memoriam Jan-Feb 2016

Our heartfelt sympathy is extended to the families of the following chapter members and surviving spouses who have passed to their eternal rest.

Warren T Kwiecinski
Paul G Schauwecker
Charles C (Hondo) Campbell
Samuel R Weaver

USAF Lt Col
USAF Lt Col
USA Gen
USAF Maj

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92
68
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Number of Officers:

USAF
Army
Navy
Marines

3
1
0
0


Oldest
Youngest:

USAF
USA

92
68