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 Coastal Carolina Chapter: Military Officers Association of America

Membership: Documents and Forms


Why Join : Why Join MOAA Top ▲

Why Join MOAA

The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is the country's leading organization protecting the rights of military servicemembers and their families. Those who belong to MOAA not only lend their voices to a greater cause, but they also gain access to extensive benefits tailored to the needs and lifestyles of military officers. MOAA members proudly hail from every branch of the uniformed services. To them, we have made the same promise that they have made to their country: Never Stop Serving.

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MOAA's greatest mission is to improve the lives of those who serve and their families, which is achieved largely through the tireless advocacy efforts taking place in our nation's capital. MOAA's experts in Washington are there to support legislation that benefits the military community and are equally vigilant when fighting to stop legislation that threatens our livelihood. The larger our numbers, the greater our voice.

Membership is open to active duty, former, retired, and National Guard and Reserve commissioned and warrant officers of the uniformed services and their surviving spouses.

Posted Jan 8, 23 by Mark Sandvigen Under Why Join Permalink 1673201974
Coastal Carolina Chapter of MOAA
Why Join a Local Chapter

Make yourself heard.CCMOAA provides critical grassroots support for MOAA’s national legislative agenda. Veterans, Service Member's and their families benefits are under attack and MOAA is in the fight to preserve them. Chapter members let their legislators know what’s on their minds and open doors for MOAA’s legislative team in Washington, D.C. In these difficult times, MOAA members need to stick together and our chapters are the best way we know to do that.

Giving back to the community. Chapter members are MOAA’s ambassadors in North Carolina's DownEast communities, supporting countless programs that make a difference in the lives of others. Our members continue their “officership” service and are giving back in the truest sense.

Value added to chapter member's lives. CCMOAA sponsors interesting programs and opportunities to interact with civic, political, military, and business leaders on issues important to members.

Networking with fellow officers. CCMOAA includes both second career members in the work force and retired service-members who have contacts in our local communities and can be valuable to transitioning officers.

Stay informed. Chapter newsletters, websites, and meetings provide you the latest information on local, state, and national issues and changes to military benefits.

Influencing North Carolina State legislation. North Carolina's Council of Chapters unites every MOAA chapter in the state. Our council and independent chapters lobby for and pass state-level legislation that affects military members and their families, such exempting military retired pay from state income tax or increasing funding for state-run VA programs.

Camaraderie with a purpose. CCMOAA unites active duty, former, and retired officers from every branch of service, including National Guard and Reserve, as well as surviving spouses. These centers of camaraderie not only give you a chance to connect with other members with similar backgrounds and interest, but to also develop close and lasting friendships.

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Who is eligible to join MOAA and the Coastal Carolina Chapter?

* Membership is open to active duty, former, retired, and National Guard and Reserve commissioned and warrant officers of the uniformed services and their surviving spouses.

* If you are undecided regarding MOAA membership, try Basic - it is free. MOAA Basic, through its e-newsletter, easily illustrates the value of being a MOAA Member. Please see the National Membership page which contains more information and membership categories - Life, Premium, and Basic. here.

* Once you have joined the national organization, consider joining your local chapter and participating in activities in your own back yard. While chapter members are encouraged to hold and maintain membership in both MOAA National and the Coastal Carolina Chapter, you can be just a local member. Coastal Carolina chapter dues are $25.00 annually for regular members with substantial discounts for multiple years.

Posted Jan 3, 20 by Mark Sandvigen Under Eligibility Permalink 1578102313

Application Form : Application Form and Dues Top ▲

Application Form and Dues

You may join by downloading a either the National or Chapter membership application forms below, completing the form and:

1. Either e-mailing it to president@ccmoaa.org

2. or, Mailing the form together with your enrollment information and check as indicated on the form.

All new (or upgraded) PREMIUM and LIFE national MOAA (non-chapter) members receive mailed chapter vouchers in their new membership kits which can be redeemed for their free chapter membership. This letter also includes the name of their local chapter and how to contact them. PREMIUM members receive a voucher good for a one-year chapter membership, and LIFE members receive a two-year voucher.

Posted Jan 3, 20 by Mark Sandvigen Under Application Form Permalink 1578102476