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Find out what's going on in MOAA headquarters by reading recent press releases, or dig into the archives to find something you might have missed!

MOAA thanks Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel for his selfless service

November 24, 2014
MOAA issues a statement after the White House announced the resignation of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.

Community-Based Mental Health Providers Need More Preparation to Better Care for Veterans, Study Suggests

November 12, 2014
Most community-based mental health providers are not well prepared to take care of the special needs of military veterans and their families, according to a new study by the RAND Corporation that was commissioned by United Health Foundation in collaboration with the Military Officers Association of America.

MOAA Selected as Finalist for US Chamber of Commerce Foundation

November 10, 2014
MOAA is one of 22 finalists selected for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s 4th Annual Hiring Our Heroes awards. The awards recognize employers and individuals who have gone above and beyond to hire, retain, and honor nation’s veterans and military spouses. MOAA has been nominated for the Military Spouse Employment and Mentoring Award, for demonstrated hiring, mentorship, and support of military spouses in their search for meaningful employment.

MOAA Urges Swift Confirmation Hearing for VA

November 10, 2014
Today, MOAA announced its support for the swift consideration of the President’s nomination of Leigh A. Bradley for the position of General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs (VA).

MOAA Recognizes Caregivers and Elizabeth Dole at Awards Gala

October 29, 2014
General John H. Tilelli Jr., USA (Ret), outgoing chair of MOAA’s board of directors, and MOAA President Vice Adm. Norbert R. Ryan Jr., USN (Ret), proudly presented Tuesday evening the MOAA Military Family National Service Award to former Sen. Elizabeth Dole and several Community Heroes Awards to eight groups and individuals who have exemplified selfless service to the wounded military and veterans’ populations.

2014 Annual Meeting

October 29, 2014
MOAA's annual meeting was a host of signature events, including a career fair, Community Heroes Award Night, and the annual meeting of the membership. Check here for a summary of these events.

MOAA Makes It Eight

October 22, 2014
The political newspaper, The Hill, has named MOAA one of the top lobbying associations in Washington, D.C., for the eighth consecutive year.

Military Officers Association of America hosts Military Spouse Symposium “Keeping a Career on the Move®” September 17th at Camp Lejeune

September 15, 2014
Military spouses, servicemembers, and veterans are invited to attend the free 2014 Military Spouse Symposium “Keeping a Career on the Move®,” at Camp Lejeune, N.C., hosted by MOAA.

MOAA Maryland Council of Chapters hosts Congressional Luncheon on Capitol Hill

September 11, 2014
Vice Adm. Norb Ryan, USN (Ret), president of MOAA, joined more than 70 attendees, including Sen. Benjamin Cardin and six other members of the Maryland congressional delegation at the annual Maryland Council of Chapters MOAA Congressional Luncheon, Thursday, Sept. 11, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. to thank the members for their leadership and support of issues facing veterans, military retirees, and those currently serving and their families.

Deputy VA Secretary and Director of Defense Health Agency will speak at 2014 Warrior-Family Symposium Sept. 10 in Washington, D.C.

September 8, 2014
Sloan Gibson, VA deputy secretary, and Lt Gen Douglas Robb, Director, Defense Health Agency, will speak at the 2014 Warrior-Family Symposium (WFS) on Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C.