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April 2, 2024

MOAA Luncheon at Bluewater Grill

Elizabeth Goad – The Rosie Network (military spousal entrepreneurship program)

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February 6, 2024

MOAA Luncheon at Bluewater Grill

Rossi Nance; Chairman, Region 3 of the Vietnam Veterans of America “Revisiting Vietnam”

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January 2, 2024

MOAA Luncheon at Bluewater Grill

Chapter member ADM Karl Schultz, USCG (Ret) will provide highlights of his remarkable career culminating as the 26th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard.

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November 11, 2023

NCCOC Cruise Nov 11-16, 2023

5 nights Aboard Carnival’s “Sunshine of the Seas” Departing from Charleston, SC. Destination - Nassau, Half Moon Cay (Little Salvador Island), Bahamas. Open to all MOAA Members, Family and Friends. Prices are per couple including all taxes, fees, port charges, gratuities and food in Main Dining Room and the Lido Deck - No Surprises!

More info
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September 5, 2023

MOAA Luncheon at Bluewater Grill

National MOAA Council & Chapter Affairs Committee Chair COL Theodore J. Janosko, USA (ret)

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April 4, 2023

MOAA Luncheon at Bluewater Grill

CAPT Bob Sarlin, MC, USN (ret), My Grandmother’s Experience and Survival aboard the RMS Titanic

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March 14, 2023

MOAA Luncheon at Bluewater Grill

Dr. John LaSala, retired Army COL and Physics Professor, will speak on the subject of climate change. His talk is entitled: "The Climes They Are A-Changin''. This talk will highlight his position that the “science” is hardly “settled.”

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November 1, 2022

MOAA Luncheon at Bluewater Grill

Guest speaker: BG Gary Profit, USA (Ret) – Retired Vice President, Walmart – Responsible for maximizing recruitment of veterans.

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September 13, 2022

MOAA Luncheon at Bluewater Grill

Guest speaker will be Mr. Grant Rush, Vice President for Cardiovascular and Surgical Services, Novant Health Coastal Market as our guest speaker. Mr. Rush will be speaking about the issues facing the transition to Novant Healthcare.

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July 30, 2022

Mid-summer social event

Place: Hanover Seaside Club, 601 S. Lumina Ave. Wrightsville Beach 28480

Date/Time: Saturday July 30 from 5 to 7:30pm

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Feb 1, 2022

MOAA Luncheon at Bluewater Grill

MOAA Luncheon at Bluewater Grill
Maj Gen Sean Murphy

Program features MG Sean Murphy, USAF (ret) who last served as Deputy Surgeon General of the United States Air Force. You may recall that MG Murphy spoke briefly at our October picnic at Long Leaf Park.

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Jan 4, 2022

MOAA Luncheon at Bluewater Grill

Program features LTG Jim Pasquarette, USA (ret), former G-8 of the United States Army. Colonel Leo Mercado, USMC (ret) will be installing our new officers voted on during the November 2021 business meeting.

LTG Pasquarett was commissioned as an Armor Officer from Furman University in 1983. In his 38 year career, he has commanded a company battalion and brigade level, has served As Executive Officer to the Chief of Staff of the Army, Deputy Commanding General of the 4th Infantry Division (Iron Horse) both at Fort Carson and Iraq. From July 2015 to 2018, he was Command-ing General of the US Army Japan. From 2018 until retirement he was the G-8 of the U.S. Army respon-sible for matching available resources to the United State defense strategy.

LTG Pasquarett is a Florida native and now living in Pinehurst, NC. His mother resides in Wilmington.

LTG Pasquarette is an excellent speaker and you will find his presentation to be very informative and enlightening.

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November 12, 2021

24th Annual Women Veterans Luncheon - Nov 12

There's Still Time to Register for the 24th Annual Women Veterans Luncheon. The 24th Annual Women Veterans Luncheon on November 12, 2021, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. via Zoom live from England! Our keynote speaker will be Dr. Jane Brooks, PhD, RN.

Dr. Brooks is a senior lecturer in the School of Health Sciences at the University of Manchester. She was the 2015 recipient of the American Association for the History of Nursing Mary M. Roberts Award for the edited book, "One Hundred Years of Wartime Nursing Practices."

Her book, "Negotiating Nursing: British Army Sisters and Soldiers in the Second World War" uses personal testimony to uncover nurses’ own understandings of their work and place in the medical team. Her current project examines Jewish refugees who entered the nursing profession in Britain and provided valuable war work in the over-stretched hospitals during the Second World War and into the new National Health Service.

Register using the button below. After registering for this free online event, you will receive a Zoom link along with an instructional video. If you have any questions, please email the Women Veterans Historical Project at

Register Now
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November 12, 2021

UNCW Military Appreciation Basketball Game - Nov 12

UNCW Office of Military Affairs is sponsoring the military appreciation basketball game in November and hope you will want to participate. At the Basketball game, we will provide U.S. Flags to all patrons, hold a giant U.S. Flag on the basketball court, and will celebrate and honor all World War II Veterans.

Specific details are as follows:

Event: Military Appreciation Basketball Game, Honoring all WWII Veterans

Date: 12 November, 2021

Time: 1730 to 2100

Location: UNC Wilmington, Trask Coliseum

Dress: Casual.

UNC Wilmington is honored to sponsor this game and recognize all veterans who have served but especially our World War II Veterans. Please RSVP to their Office at or call 910-962-2933.


Bill Kawczynski

U.S. Marine Corps Veteran

Director, Office of Military Affairs

University of North Carolina Wilmington

910-962-2760 (Office)

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November 10, 2021

New Date for MOAA Luncheon - Nov 10

Dear SENCLAND Members,

I appreciate your understanding regarding yesterday's delay in our annual business meeting.

We will have our luncheon at 11:30 am on Wednesday, 10 November 2021. Location will be at the Bluewater as originally scheduled. Dr. Chris Fonvielle will be our guest speaker.

I look forward to seeing everyone next Wednesday.

Semper fi,

Joe Irrera

SENCLAND, President (Acting)

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November 6, 2021

Southeast N.C. Veterans Day Parade coming Nov 6 to downtown Wilmington

The Southeast North Carolina Veterans Day Parade will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, in downtown Wilmington. The parade will begin at Third and Hanover streets and ends at Third and Market.

MOAA is in position number 79 in the lineup. Please arrive at 2nd and Front St between 1000 and 1015 and you will be directed from there.

Parade info
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