In addition to the usual mission of a MOAA Chapte to benefit the members of the uniformed services, their families and survivors and to advocate for a strong national defense, while providing needed support to the community and its members, our AABC actively participates in and supports the Boulder Veterans Council, along with its involvement in local Memorial Day and Veterans Day activities.
Our Chapter also supports University of Colorado ROTC programs, providing several scholarships each year to outstanding members of the Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine detachments.
Information on Joining the Chapter
Membership in the AABC is open to anyone who holds or has ever held a commission or warrant in any component of the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Public Health Service or National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and their surviving spouses. Please see our web site at http://www.moaa-aabc.org for specilfic information on joining our chapter.
AABC meetings are normally held the second Saturday of the month 0800 at the Spice of Life Events Center, 5706 Arapaho Ave. - Boulder, CO 80303 (on the grounds of the city golf course). Monthly Chapter activities include business/social meetings, catered breakfasts, as well as presentations of interest to our members. An annual picnic is held each July. December is the month for our special holiday luncheon. Quarterly, we participate in meetings of the Colorado Council of (MOAA) Chapters. The AABC operates a private email Yahoo Message Board (firstname.lastname@example.org), maintains a web silte at http://www.moaa-aabc.org and also publishes a periodic newsletter, supplemented by monthly postcards. These tools help keep our members apprised of chapter affairs, upcoming events and important information.
AABC supports the MOAA national legislative agenda. The chapter is also active in supporting the state council in various state veterans' issues.
See the AABC web site at http://www.moaa-aabc.org for any additional information needed.
About Our Chapter
ADMIRAL ARLEIGH BURKE CHAPTER - Boulder, Colorado - Established 29 June 1972
CLOSE TO FORTY EXCELLENT YEARS!
The Admiral Arleigh Burke Chapter (AABC)was first chartered in 1972 as the Boulder Colorado County Chapter of The Retired Officers Association (TROA). The national organization changed its name to the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) in 2003. Meanwhile, our Chapter name had been changed in 2001 in conjunction with the October Centennial of native son Admiral Burke's birth in Boulder and the dedication of his memorial park in the south part of Boulder.
AABC currently has over 100 active members.