The Southern Tier Chapter (STC) was chartered on March 13, 1971 and is proud of its 19 year history of mission accomplishment. STC is one of more than 400 independent, self-governing, and self-supporting organizations that voluntarily choose to affiliate with national MOAA for the purpose of cooperation and mutual support.
STC is headquartered in the Binghamton/Vestal area and covers a large area extending from Hancock in the east to Corning in the west, as far north as Cortland, and south into the northern tier of Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania. STC is one of eleven chapters in the New York State MOAA Council of Chapters.
The chapter publishes a monthly newsletter ( and currently has 80+ members from the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard, and 10+ Surviving Spouses (formerly called Ã¢â‚¬Å“AuxiliariesÃ¢â‚¬Â).
STC has received a number of MOAA performance awards, including 10 each 5-Star Levels of Excellence (LOE) awards, and 1 each 4-Star LOE award.