The Arizona Council of Chapters (MOAA) also referred to as AZCOC is an affiliation of MOAA Chapters throughout Arizona. The AZCOC is the state entity which provides support and assistance to our member Chapters. There are 9 MOAA Chapters and 3 Satellite Chapter in Arizona and all are members of the AZCOC. The AZCOC meets semiannually at rotating host chapter sites. We publish a newsletter semiannually which is distributed to all members and guests of the AZCOC.
2019 Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame Inductions
October 18, 2019, Twenty-two individuals were inducted into the Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame (AVHOF) a group that recognizes and honors our Arizona Veterans who have made significant civic contributions at the local, state, or national level. Honorees are veterans who serve, or have honorably served, their country through military service and who also serve and inspire their fellow citizens with deeds and accomplishments outside their military service.
The Unified Arizona Veterans (UAV) provides management and oversight of the Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame. UAV is a consortium of veterans’ organizations with representation open to all recognized veterans’ service organizations throughout the state. [from the program]
Arizona MOAA chapter member, a Pearl Harbor survivor and Hero, celebrates his 100th birthday
CAPT Kelly, a member of the Arizona MOAA Chapter, celebrated his 100th birthday at a Gala held in his honor. The Gala was attended by Governor Ducey, Congressman Schweikert, and a throng of attendees from many veteran organizations, family and friends. Read Full Article
Storming the Hill 2019
On April 10th, 170 MOAA representatives from all 50 states “Stormed the Hill” to meet their elected Senators and Congressional Representatives. Their purpose was to ensure the military pay raise service members deserve, stabilize the TRICARE benefit, and put an end to the unfair widows tax (SBP-DIC offset).
The Arizona Team was represented by:
Col Pete Kloeber, USAF (Ret) – Flagstaff – Team Lead
Lt Gen John Regni, USAF (Ret) – Litchfield Park – MOAA Board Mbr
Col Mike Turner, USAF (Ret) – MOAA Staff Member
Cynthia Giesecke – MOAA Currently Serving Spouse Advisory Committee
Pete Kloeber & Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema
Pete Kloeber, Lt Gen John Regni, Congressman David Schweikert
Pete Kloeber, Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema, Lt Gen John Regni