Grand Strand Chapter
Next Dinner Meeting, April 11, 2023
Other Event Happenings:
1. Upcoming Stand Down Announcements:
Grand Strand MOAA will hold Veteran Stand Downs on the following dates at the indicated locations.
November 5 - Noon-3pm, Marion High School, 1205 South Main Street, Marion SC 29571, from noon-3pm this coincides with Marion SC Veteran Day Celebraton
November 6 - 1000-1300 (10 AM- 1 PM), Waccamaw Tribal Grounds, 491 Bluewater RD, Anyor SC. This also is the same date as the Waccamaw Tribal Pow WOW
November 22,, 10AM - 1pm. General Reed Center, 800 Gabreski Ln, Market Commons, Myrtle Beach SC 29577 This coincides with the Myrtle Beach Veteran Expo where veterans can get assistance in preparing VA claims, medical, dental, legal assistance and other assistance areas.
Member are needed to assist in preparing for these Stand Downs on 27 Oct from 10 AM-noon, and 4 November from 10am-noon. The address for the Stand Down preparation is the Army Reserve Center, 3392 Phyllis Ave, Market Commons, Myrtle Beach SC 29577. Any member who can assist in these dates please contact Truman Parmele at 703-258-2708 or his email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Members are also encouraged to volunteer to help with the above Stand Downs please contact Truman at the same phone or email address.************
2. COL Tim Houser at Green Sea Floyds' High School, Army JROTC has invited MOAA chapter members to attend their breakfast and Veterans Day program on 9 Nov 2022, at 0900 hrs.
They are a fine Unit and one of the most supportive of our 17 schools. If you can attend please respond directly to him.
COL(R) Timothy P. Houser
Senior Army Instructor
Green Sea Floyds Middle/High School
*************3. LTCOL Scott Bartley's has invited MOAA Chapter members to attend the St. James HS Army JROTC Veteran's Day program to be held 11 Nov at 1000 (arriving by 0945).
This is an outstanding event which our members have attended multiple times. Each time it is different and terrific. With no exaggeration it is better than any active duty command's Veteran's Day program I ever attended, says Dean Brown, our Chapter, JROTC Coordinator. If you can make it, I highly encourage you to do so and RSVP to Scott.
SCOTT L. BARTLEY
Lieutenant Colonel (retired), US Army
Senior Army Instructor
St. James High School Army JROTC
You will be inspired and glad you went. St. James AJROTC is also one of our most active and supportive Units.
4. The Grand Strand Chapter of MOAA will commemorate Veterans Day on Friday, November 11 at 3:00pm at our monument in Warbird Park at Market Common.