April 2nd Luncheon Meeting at Bluewater Speaker:  Ben Van Etten, CWO5 U.S. Army Aviator

April 2nd Luncheon Meeting at Bluewater

Speaker: Ben Van Etten, CWO5 U.S. Army Aviator

Our program for April allows us to hear fellow-Chapter member Ben Van Etten, CWO5, USA (Ret.), talk about his experiences flying fixed wing aircraft and helicopters for the Army and for Air America, the “CIA’s airline” in Southeast Asia. Ben has recently published “Fifty Years Before the (Rotor) Mast: A Memoir of an Air America Helicopter Pilot”, detailing his experiences in a variety of situations. Included are rescues, combat operations, mountain and offshore flying, medical evacuations, flight instruction and numerous flight missions that require pushing the flight envelope to the maximum

Please RSVP NLT Friday, 29 March, to JoAnn Doleman via email: jdoleman522@gmail.com, or 910-540-8459.

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UNCW Military Appreciation Day Baseball Game at Brooks Field Sunday March 31st at 2pm.  Free to Veterans and family

UNCW Military Appreciation Day Baseball Game at Brooks Field

Sunday March 31st at 2pm. Free to Veterans and family

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April 2019 Newsletter

April 2019 Newsletter

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2019 Membership Survey

Instructions for Processing your comments


Your Chapter leadership is very interested in knowing what you enjoy about the Chapter and its activities and what you would like to see added or improved. This survey is intended to gather that information, but your input is always welcome in any form and at any time.

Completing the survey will take only about 10 minutes. Although participation is voluntary, we would like input from as many Chapter members as possible.

Please complete the attached survey and return it to me as soon as convenient, but we would like to compile survey results by April 10th.

Step #1: The survey can be completed in either of these two ways:

• Print it and fill it out in pen or ink

• Save it as a Word document and fill it out

Step #2: Return it to me in any of the following ways:

•Scan it and e-mail it to me (downeast@bellsouth.net) as an attachment

•Attach it as a Word document and e-mail to me (downeastr@bellsouth.net) .

•Bring it to the April 2nd luncheon and I will get it at the door

•Mail it to me at: 161 Spring Creek Lane

Wilmington NC. 28411

Thanks for your help.

Al Schroetel

Membership Chair


E-Mail: Downeast@bellsouth.net

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Lend us a hand for JROTC, Veteran Scholarships, and Outreach Needs

Your Donations help SENCLAND in our Mission

SENCLAND does a lot more than what your membership fees cover. Your donation to the scholarship fund and Outreach is tax-deductible, and will help us raise budgeted amounts for 2019 scholarships and Outreach . Please indicate in remarks the amounts you desire to be designated for the JROTC scholarships and/or Outreach. Thanks in advance for your support.

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Chapter Member/Spouse Name Tags

Order Your Permanent Name Tag Info

Anyone interested in obtaining a MOAA SENCLAND Chapter name tag can contact CAPT Brud Deas, CAPT USN(Ret) either by email at bruddeas@gmail.com, or by phone at 910-338-0409. The cost is $12.75. Please let Brud know how you would like your name to appear (proper name, nickname, initials, etc.), rank, branch of service, and 'retired' if applicable. Your request can typically be turned around in a few weeks time.

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Chapter Activities

The SENCLAND chapter has meetings with outstanding programs ten months of the year, usually the first Tuesday of the month. The chapter meeting in June is traditionally a Pig Picking (BBQ) activity at Hugh MacRae Park in Wilmington where we include our Scholarship winners and their families. The May meeting is held in Southport. All other meetings are held at the Bluewater Grill in Wrightsville Beach. Our Board meets several times during the year. The monthly newsletter is available electronically and in hard copy and is published 10 times a year. Our chapter supports 18 local JROTC programs with leadership awards and provides scholarships each year to JROTC college bound students and assists veteran organizations locally with donations.

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