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2014 Warrior-Family Symposium Focuses on Transitioning Forward

July 22, 2014
The 2014 Warrior-Family Symposium (WFS) is Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. The event, “Transitioning Forward: Warriors, Military Families and Civilian Communities,” will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., (registration opens at 7:30 a.m.) and cohosted by the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) and the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA). USAA is the Executive Sponsor of the event.

Pay Commission: DOD was wrong about Personnel Costs

July 10, 2014
MOAA said The Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission interim report released July 3 validated MOAA's analysis that military personnel costs have remained steady at about 30 percent of the defense budget.

MOAA Urges White House/Congress to Create Veterans Health Administration Commission

July 9, 2014
MOAA urges Congress to create a high-level commission to set the groundwork for making necessary reforms to modernize and improve Veterans Health Administration (VHA) healthcare.  The commission’s focus would be to find potential long-term recommendations that may assist Bob McDonald and his staff in reshaping the VHA.

MOAA Urges Swift Confirmation Hearing for McDonald to Helm of VA

July 1, 2014
MOAA urges Congress to expedite the confirmation process for Bob McDonald’s nomination as the leader of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) before the August recess.

Ostrom Receives Award at 29th BAVF Congressional Reception

June 12, 2014
Lt. Col. Shane Ostrom, CFP®, USAF (Ret), deputy director in MOAA’s Transition Center, received the George Alexander Memorial Volunteer Award from The Blinded American Veterans Foundation (BAVF) at their Twenty-Ninth Annual BAVF Congressional Awards reception today on Capitol Hill.

MOAA Virginia Council of Chapters (VCOC) hosts 29th Virginia Congressional Appreciation Event

May 22, 2014
Vice Adm. Norb Ryan Jr., USN-Ret., President of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), joined more than 100 attendees, and nine members of the Virginia congressional delegation, including Sen. Mark Warner, for the 29th Virginia Congressional Appreciation Luncheon, on Tuesday, May 20, on Capitol Hill.

MOAA Urges White House to create VA Commission

May 16, 2014
Retired Navy Vice Adm. Norb Ryan, president of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) wrote  to the Commander in Chief, President Barack Obama, urgently recommending he establish an independent, high-level commission to examine the VA health care system for the nation’s veterans in the 21st century.


MOAA President Receives Military Hero Award at PenFed Foundation Gala

May 15, 2014
Retired Navy Vice Adm. Norb Ryan Jr., president and CEO of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), received the Military Hero Award from the Pentagon Federal Credit Union Foundation (PenFed Foundation) at its 10th Annual Night of Heroes Gala, "Welcome Home: Supporting Warriors in Transition."

MOAA Names Scholarship in Honor of Former PenFed President

May 14, 2014
Retired Army Gen. John Tilelli Jr., chairman of MOAA’s board of directors, and retired Navy Vice Adm. Norb Ryan Jr., president and CEO of the  Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) presented a MOAA Scholarship Fund Senior Grant in the name of Frank Pollack, former president and CEO of the Pentagon Federal Credit Union (PenFed).

Annual Golf Classic Raises $58,000 for MOAA Scholarship Fund

May 9, 2014
The tournament honors the memory of MOAA staff member retired Navy Cmdr. Jeffery Austin Peck, who passed away in 2005. Growing in size and prestige each year since 2004, this event has raised nearly $1,000,000 for the MOAA Scholarship Fund, which provides grants and interest-free loans to children of servicemembers for undergraduate education.