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NCCOC Cruise 2025
October 12-18, 2025

Early Bird Save the Date Invitation for a Cruise to Bermuda in 2025

MOAA’s North Carolina Council of Chapters (NCCOC) is inviting you to a Bermuda cruise in 2025. Open to MOAA members from anywhere, their adult family members and guests. MOAA membership not required. Please open the link below for details.

Dates: October 12-18, 2025

Round trip from: Norfolk, VA

Cruise Line: Carnival Sunshine

Special group rates apply and bookings are managed through our tour agent. Her contact details are listed below. 50 cabins have been reserved for our group and more can be added as needed. Prices for double occupancy in each cabin are approximately $800 for inside, $900 for ocean view or $1100 for balcony staterooms per person depending on selection. Suites and cabins for more than 2 people can be arranged. Minimal deposit is required to reserve cabins with final payments not due until July 14, 2025.

Call the agent below to discuss and reserve if interested.

Lorna Tiller, AAA ITA
910-343-1978(O), 910-540-3390(M)
1823 Hawthorne Rd.
Wilmington, NC 28403

6-Day Bermuda Cruise from Norfolk - Carnival Cruise Line
01/19/24 20:28/ Webmaster/ General Info/
Wilmington Veteran Banner program is open for orders!

The Wilmington Veteran Tribute Banner project team is very pleased to announce that banners paying tribute to veteran or active military service members may be ordered at this time. The project is organized and run by the New Hanover County Veterans Council. We have received support and cooperation with the City of Wilmington to be able to hang these beautiful banners within the city. Locations are being established.

The website to get information about the banner program and to order is ( Banner Program info ).

Please consider honoring a veteran or active military member with a banner.

Click for more info

  • The banner honoree or the sponsor must be from New Hanover County
  • Specific details about the honoree's military service are required
  • A digitized black & white or color photo of the honoree, preferably in uniform, is required to place on the banner. If no photo is available, a stars & stripes design will be displayed.
  • The sponsor of the banner will be named towards the bottom of the banner after Proudly Honored By _______.
  • Banners cost $175 each which includes the banner, brackets, shipping and installation charges. Donations are also accepted.
  • It is proposed that banners will be hung between May and December, stored for the winter & then rehung the following Spring.

More details are found on the FAQs sheet on the banner's website. Please inform friends, neighbors & other NHC residents who may be interested in this effort about the project. For specific questions, email bannersforvets@gmail.com .

03/10/24 19:17/ Webmaster/ General Info/
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 and will help us raise budgeted amounts for 2024 scholarships and Outreach . Thanks in advance for your support.

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1/1/2024/ Ric Kolseth/ General Info/
Free Azalea Festival Concert Tickets!!
Chase Rice - 1900 5 April 2024 Live Oak Pavilion

Event: The 77th North Carolina Azalea Festival will take place in Wilmington from April 3rd to the 7th. To show their appreciation for our area veterans, the Azalea Festival will donate Chase Rice concert tickets to as many of our local veterans as possible. The concert is Friday, 5 April 2024, at Live Oak Pavilion at 1900. The limited free veteran tickets will be provided on a first come first serve basis.

Limit of two tickets per member, please. If you would like tickets, please send an email to President Allan Turner prior to 1700 Thursday 28 March 2024 at sencland.president@gmail.com (apologies for the short notice).

03/26/24 21:42/ Webmaster/ General Info/
2024 JROTC Scholarship Applications
Applications due March 22, 2024

SENCLAND Chapter is accepting applications for JROTC Scholarships. Applicants for these scholarships must be JROTC Seniors or Seniors who have a parent who served or is serving in the armed forces. This year's application consists of two parts, the application and the interview questions with an essay. Both parts must be completed along with all supporting documents listed in the application. Please send applications by March 22, 2024 to the senior instructor or counselor, then to LeeRoy Hanna per the instructions. Applications can be found in the Downloads folder on this web page.

The amount of the scholarships will be determined after all applications are reviewed and ranked in order of merit. Questions can be submitted to the point of contact in the application.

02/01/24/ Webmaster/ General Info/
Scholarships presented to CFCC Veteran Students
November 9, 2023

Southeastern Chapter (SENCLAND) of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) presented six scholarships to our Cape Fear Community College Veteran students. Congratulations to our recipients:

• Collin Bennett

• Olyvia Drenko

• Codey Puttkamer

• Ian Appling

• Chase Siegman

• Charly Small

Also in attendance were Mr. Jim Morton, CFCC President; Tim Johnson, SENCLAND; Allan Turner, SENCLAND; and Chrissy Sanford, SENCLAND. Not pictured Scholarship recipients: Ian Appling, Chase Siegman, and Charly Small.

11/22/23 20:52/ Webmaster/ General Info/
Scholarships presented to Brunswick Community College Veteran Students
November 8, 2023

Southeastern Chapter (SENCLAND) of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) presented three scholarships to our Brunswick Community College Veteran students. Congratulations to our recipients:

• Stephen Maples

• Stephanie Alexander

• Daniel Thompson

Also in attendance were Dr. Gene Smith, President, BCC, Tim Johnson, SENCLAND; Ms. Te-resa Nelson, Exec Dir BCC Foundation, and Joe Irrera, SENCLAND President

11/22/23 20:43/ Webmaster/ General Info/
USCG Oak Island Tour and Boat Ride
October 26, 2023

Fifteen SENCLAND MOAA Members got to have a tour of the USCG Facility at Oak Island, NC, a briefing on the station’s history and mission by their OIC BMCS Logan Adkisson, and a very nice boat ride on Thursday 10/26/23 which was a beautiful day.

10/29/23 20:29/ Webmaster/ General Info/
MOAA Veteran’s Day Cruise,
November 2023

SENCLAND Chapter members were among the eighty MOAA members and guests from North Carolina and other states who went on a five-day Veteran’s Day Cruise, November 11-16, 2023, aboard the Carnival Cruise Line's “Sunshine of the Seas” from Charleston, SC to the Bahamas. A special feature of the Veterans Cruise was a four-part lecture series on major Pacific campaigns in WW II. Social times were the order of the day and night, spending time with friends from the NC Chapters, making new friends during excursions, meals, casual visits around the ship decks, and Veterans Appreciation events scheduled by the ship's cruise director. It was warm and sunny on the beaches and around the pool and spas onboard.

11/19/23 15:04/ Webmaster/ General Info/
Scholarships presented to UNCW Veteran Students
November 8, 2023

Southeastern Chapter (SENCLAND) of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) presented six scholarships to our UNCW Veteran students. Congratulations to our recipients:

• Cody Wilson

• Michael Sterba

• Steven Parker

• Auris Nassar

• Abigail Roark (Unable to attend)

• Julia Cagle (Unable to attend)

11/10/23 16:11/ Webmaster/ General Info/
November guest speaker
November 7, 2023

Our November program featured a presentation by Chad Kimes, Division Engineer for NCDOT's Division 3, on planning, project development, maintenance activities, and construction projects for roads & highways in Brunswick, New Hanover, Pender, Onslow, Duplin, and Sampson Counties. Presentation slides can be viewed in the Download folder.

11/08/23 22:17/ Webmaster/ General Info/
SENCLAND Chapter 50th Anniversary
September 5, 2023

Colonel Theodore J. Janosko, USA (ret), Chair of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) Council was the guest speaker for the SENCLAND Chapter's 50th anniversary recognition luncheon. The SENCLAND Chapter has been a MOAA member for 50 years. It was chartered on June 30, 1973. Click the link below to watch a video of the recognition event.

Watch video
09/06/23 20:08/ Webmaster/ General Info/