Contra Costa Chapter, MOAA

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Mission

The mission of the Chapter can be summarized in three words: Service, Camaraderie, and Advocacy. We seek to serve in our local communities, focusing on programs for young people planning to serve or who have served in our military, to come together periodically to enjoy the company of our fellow officers, and to support MOAA's national mission by advocating locally for a strong national defense.

Information on Joining the Chapter

For information on joining the Chapter, please contact LCDR Robert Council, our 2nd Vice President - Membership, at ca2flbroker@yahoo.com.

Chapter Activities

The Chapter supports local JROTC programs by providing scholarships to deserving, high performing midshipmen and cadets. Chapter members also support East Bay Stand-Down, an annual event that seeks to bring together homeless veterans with the community services available to help them. We meet monthly on the third Monday of the month (except July and August) at 5pm at the Veterans Memorial Building of San Ramon Valley, located at 400 Hartz Avenue in Danville.

Legislative Issues

The Chapter supports the national mission of MOAA by advocating for a strong national defense.

General Information

Our meetings are held at 5pm on the third Monday of the month (except July and August). Light appetizers are served, and we generally try to conclude in time for everyone to be home for dinner with their families. We will normally have a speaker of interest to the group at each meeting, typically speaking on a military topic. Our board generally meets at 4pm on the same day of the meeting. We encourage any member or prospective member who is interested in helping to lead any chapter activity of interest to join us for the board meeting. For more information on the chapter, please visit our website at www.contracostamoaa.org.

About Our Chapter

The Contra Costa Chapter of the MOAA was formed over 50 years ago and has been a gathering place for officers residing in Contra Costa County, California ever since. Chapter membership includes currently serving, former and retired officers and their spouses. We generally meet on the third Monday of the month at 5pm at the Veterans Memorial Building of San Ramon Valley, located at 400 Hartz Avenue in Danville.