Charted in 1972, Northern Arizona Chapter, Military Officers Association of America (NACMOAA) is a local chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA). Our chapter covers over 28,500 square miles of Northern Arizona stretching from Bullhead City to St. Johns and all points in between, serving Northern Arizona Veterans and their families. The chapter membership consists of 185+ of retired and former officers of all uniformed services as well as ROTC cadets from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. We also are involved in many community activities and organizations supporting all veterans at the national, state, and local levels and collaborating with various veteran’s groups in our area; Marine Corps League, Air Force Association, U. S. Vets, DAV, American Legion, VFW, and the VA Hospital. We also support scholarship programs for the ROTC programs at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott and the JROTC programs at Prescott and Mohave High School.
NORTHERN ARIZONA CHAPTER MOAA MISSION:
NACMOAA’s mission is to promote the purposes and objectives of the Military Officers Association of America; to foster fraternal relations among retired, active and former commissioned and warrant officers of the seven U.S. uniformed services, including the National Guard and Reserve Components; to protect the rights and interests of our members and all U.S. military veterans, their dependents and survivors; and to serve the community and the nation.
NATIONAL MOAA MISSION:
Established in 1929, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that supports military at every stage of life – active duty, second career and retired. It is a voice on Capitol Hill for the benefits promised to you for your service and sacrifice.
MOAA is the largest and most influential association of military officers with over 385,000+ members; active, retired, former officers of the seven uniformed services, plus Guard and Reserve and ROTC and Academy Sr & Jr cadets.
As a voice in Washington, MOAA lobbies Congress, the president, DOD, etc. on defense and veterans issues such as: readiness, healthcare, pharmacy, pay and retirement.
NATIONAL MOAA VISION:
To promote and protect a strong national defense and lead our nation to honor its commitments to all who serve.
LETTERS OF EXCELLENCE:
Each year, councils and chapters may request to be recognized for one of two Levels of Excellence awards: The very, very best councils or chapters receive a five-star award; and above-average councils or chapters receive a four-star award.
NACMOAA received a four-star rating in 2011 and has been awarded a five-star rating from 2012 to the present.