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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.


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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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2014 Chapter Scholarships Applications Available!

Chapter scholarship applications will be available after January 1, 2014 by contacting Scholarship Chairman George Finck at (318) 965-4124, e-mail gfincksr@gmail.com or via the online application request e-mail form at the bottom of this page. The chapter will award a minimum of 16 academic scholarships with a value of $20,000. Additional scholarships may be awarded depending on the generosity of chapter members when making a contribution to the scholarship fund when paying dues and additional funds donated for memorial or special designated scholarships. These scholarships are available to children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren of chapter members in good standing. Applicants must be graduating high school students, class of 2014, who will be attending college in the fall of 2014.

Don’t miss out on this valuable chapter benefit if you have children, grand-children or even great-grandchildren graduating from high school this year!

All scholarship applications will be evaluated on academic achievement, demonstrated leadership in school and community, earned honors, and a required essay.
The deadline for returning complete applications is Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Applications received after that date will not be considered.


NOTE: all information required - INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE PROCESSED

Please send a scholarship application to:

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Pharmacy Formulary

Current Barksdale AFB Formulary

Upcoming Events

May
7
Wed
2014
7:30 am 2d Bomb Wing Right Start Newcomers Orientation @ Barksdale Club
2d Bomb Wing Right Start Newcome… @ Barksdale Club
May 7 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
There is a break from Right Start from 1000-1010 or so and many of the personnel that visit the Right Start Orientation will use that [...]
May
8
Thu
2014
12:00 pm BOD Meeting @ Barksdale Club
BOD Meeting @ Barksdale Club
May 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
May
21
Wed
2014
7:30 am 2d Bomb Wing Right Start Newcomers Orientation @ Barksdale Club
2d Bomb Wing Right Start Newcome… @ Barksdale Club
May 21 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
There is a break from Right Start from 1000-1010 or so and many of the personnel that visit the Right Start Orientation will use that [...]
Jun
4
Wed
2014
7:30 am 2d Bomb Wing Right Start Newcomers Orientation @ Barksdale Club
2d Bomb Wing Right Start Newcome… @ Barksdale Club
Jun 4 @ 7:30 am – 12:00 pm
There is a break from Right Start from 1000-1010 or so and many of the personnel that visit the Right Start Orientation will use that [...]
Jun
12
Thu
2014
12:00 pm BOD Meeting @ Barksdale Club
BOD Meeting @ Barksdale Club
Jun 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

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TAPS

In Memoriam March 2014

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

Robert L Anderson
James K. Corley
Daniel F. Hughes
Frederick B. Ware

USAF Capt
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USAF Lt Col
USAF Col

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Oldest/Youngest:

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