Memorial Service for Charles Albert Lewis, Jr., September 18, 2021
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A memorial service for Charles Albert Lewis, Jr. was held September 18, 2021 at the Carolina Beach Presbyterian Church. Charles passed into eternity on August 5, 2020 at the age of 83. He retired as a LT, USNR and was a member of the SENCLAND Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America. His wife Helga is a surviving spouse member of SENCLAND.
Click the link below to view the memorial service for Charles.
10/18/21 12:01/ Webmaster/ General Info/
President James T. Carper, BG ARNG(Ret) Passed Away Sept. 28, 2021
Carper Family Requests Donations in his honor be made to the SENCLAND Scholarship Fund
Jim Carper Obituary
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Dear MOAA Team,
It is with a heavy heart that I inform everyone that BG (R) Jim Carper passed away Tuesday morning. He had been hospitalized due to pneumonia in both lungs. Jim was a remarkable husband, father, soldier and leader. His friendship inspired each of us in a different way and those memories we shall always cherish.
A funeral service was held 10:00 am Saturday, October 2nd at Wrightsville Beach Baptist Church, 601 Causeway Drive, Wrightsville Beach 28480.
Burial with full military honors followed the service at Oleander Memorial Gardens, 306 Bradley Drive, Wilmington, NC 28409.
The extended MOAA family offers their sincerest condolences to Bonnie and the Carper family.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to SENCLAND MOAA Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 10015 Wilmington, NC 28404. Please indicate your donation is for the James Carper Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Condolences can be left for the Carper family at the link to his obituary below.
Joe Irrera, Col USMC(Ret) Acting President
10/03/21 17:58/ Webmaster/ General Info/
Honor Flight Cape Fear Area
Postponed until April 30, 2022
Honor Flight from the Cape Fear Area
Dear Veterans, Guardians, Volunteers, Donors, & Friends,
As our nation celebrates Old Glory and the U.S. Army Birthday today, we want to share with you some exciting news - the inaugural flight of the Honor Flight of the Cape Fear Area (HFCFA) will be held on April 30, 2022. Please be sure to mark your calendar now!
For more information, applications for participants and needed volunteer positions, please open the website link below.
02/22/21 16:32/ Webmaster/ General Info/
ID Card Renewal Info: Appointments are required. Click on Link below.
Nearest Card Issuing Bases are MCAS New River and Camp Lejeune
ID Card Renewal Appointment Procedures
Improved Military ID Cards now available by appointment at MCAS New River and Camp Lejeune
[RELATED: ID Cards: What You Need to Know]
A retired military ID card is issued to military retirees and eligible family members. Eligible family members must renew their ID card periodically, usually every four years.
08/07/21 14:20/ Webmaster/ General Info/
Legislative Affairs Chairman Barry Coyle Interview
Video clip from Spectrum News July 7, 2021
NC Military Retiree Income Tax Issue
An extra incentive for veterans to retire in North Carolina
By Mary Helen Jones Wilmington
07/08/21 20:26/ Webmaster/ General Info/
33 MOAA Chapters Awarded Community Grants: SENCLAND is a Winner Again!
Of over 400 Chapters within MOAA, SENCLAND will receive $5000 for our support of Veterans in SE NC.
33 MOAA Chapters receive Grants
Checkout the June 2021 issue of Military Officer p. 84 for details or open the link below.
06/03/21 09:13/ Webmaster/ General Info/
SENCLAND Chapter Helps Veterans Apply for COVID Grants
Recognition in "Military Officer" November Issue
MOAA Magazine Article
Checkout the Magazine link below, with comments by President Jim Carper, SENCLAND Chapter of MOAA
Nov 6, 20/ Anonymous/ General Info/
Brunswick Riverwalk Veterans Memorial
Offering Memorial Bricks
Brunswick Veterans Park
Check out the link below for more information on the Veterans Memorial at the county Veterans Park.
Oct 17, 20/ Anonymous/ General Info/
Sign up for Osher Lifelong Learning Institute from UNCW
Ron Henderson's Presentations on WW II Campaign in the Pacific
OLLI Catalogue and Registration
Catalogue contains all Fall 2020 course offerings including Ron's six lectures on "Key Battles in the Pacific Campaign during WW II". Registration for OLLI cost is $30 for six months or $50 for the academic year. His course is free. Other courses are individually priced in the catalogue.
Sep 16, 20/ Anonymous/ General Info/
SENCLAND Chapter Cooperative Program with Hospice
Lower Cape Fear Hospice Area Info
SENCLAND Hospice Program
Our Chapter Hospice Program to recognize Chapter members entering Lower Cape Fear Hospice facility or receiving Hospice treatment at home, with a Veterans Recognition Ceremony is underway. The ceremony will include the presentation of a service specific lapel pin and an appropriate certificate of service. Ideally, this would be scheduled during the first few days of Hospice Care. Spouses or family members of Chapter Members admitted to Hospice Care should inform Jason Clamme at Lower Cape Fear Hospice (910-442-3000), who will coordinate with Chapter representatives to schedule the Ceremony. Chapter members are ask to notify Jim Carper (910-262-7101) or Bonnie Carper (910-762-4524) immediately upon learning of any member or spouse entering Hospice care, so that no member goes without recognition.
Aug 13, 19/ Anonymous/ General Info/
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 Long Leaf 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.
Jan 3, 13/ Anonymous/ General Info/
Addendum Publicity to LOE 2020 Award Submission
04/26/21 15:55/ Webmaster/ General Info/