The following are the pictures and biographies of the Arizona MOAA members in the Arizona Veterans Hall of Fame Class of 2016. The presenters are Michele Reagan, Arizona Secretary of State [on the left] and Colonel Wanda Wright, USAF, (Ret) Arizona Department of Veterans Services Director [on the right].
Harry H. Bailey Coronado Chapter – Born in Elmira, New York in 1941, Harry Bowen enlisted in the U. S. Army in 1961 and retired in 1983 after 21 years of service as Chief Warrant Officer 3 – Electronic Warfare Technician. From 2003-present, Harry has served in various leadership positions in the Arizona Silver Chapter, Army Warrant Officer Association, and is currently the Past President continuing to support veteran charities and provide scholarships to students. As Co-Founder and Chair of the Cochise Serving Veterans organization, 2013-present, Harry organizes volunteers to work at StandDowns and Veteran Resource Fairs. As Chair of the Greater Sierra Vista United Veterans Council, 2015-present, Harry conducts monthly meetings to discuss and resolve veteran’s issues and provide support to the Fort Huachuca and Sierra Vista communities. From 2005-present, Harry Bowen volunteers as the Logistics Chair for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life events.