Cape Canaveral Military Officers Association Holds Installation for New Officers at Indian River Colony Club
By Space Coast Daily // January 20, 2022
Military Officers Association of America Cape Canaveral Chapter installs officers
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The Military Officers Association of America Cape Canaveral Chapter’s new officers were installed by VADM Donald Hagen, USN Ret., the 31st Surgeon General of the US Navy, at an installation banquet held at the Indian River Colony Club in Viera.
The Military Officers Association of America Cape Canaveral Chapter (MOAACC) is an affiliate of the national Military Officers Association of America.
MOAACC advocates for national and state legislative actions that protect the rights and interests of veterans, uniformed services retirees, and active duty personnel, including all dependents and survivors of the same.
Other chapter officers and directors were also sworn into their positions on the Board of Directors. Chapter Awards for 2021 were also presented at the event.
The Chapter Officers for 2022 are:
■ President: CDR Kenneth Lowe, USNR (Ret.)
■ 1st Vice President: LTC Brian Whalen, USAF (Ret.)
■ 2nd Vice President: CDR William Cox, USNR (Ret.)
■ Secretary: CPT. Arnold Lim, USNR (Ret.)
■ Asst. Secretary: CPT. William B. Muckler, USMC (Fmr.)
■ Treasurer: COL. Michael Schroeder, USA (Ret.)
■ Asst. Treasurer: LTC William Vanasse, USA (Ret.)
The following MOAACC members received 2021 awards:
Distinguished Service Award: COL Michael Schroeder, USA (Ret.)
Outstanding Citizen Award: CPT. Donn Weaver, USA (Fmr.)
Florida Council of Chapters (FCOC) Leadership Award: COL. Steve Bond, USA (Ret.); COL. Gary Eppler, USAF (Ret.); CW3 Dan Smith, USA (Ret.); and LTC Tim Thomas, USA (Ret.)
MOAACC Award: Mary McIntyre (Spouse Member); Cozette Merritt (Senior Spouse Member)
MOAACC Certificate of Merit: 1st LT. Doug Bissett, USA (Fmr.); COL Jerry Gill, USAR (Ret.); CW3 Amir Pishdad, USA (Ret.); and Marilyn Sanford (Spouse Member)
MOAACC Certificate of Appreciation: Grace Catron (Spouse Member); Lisa Schroeder (Spouse Member); Alexis Hopkins (Volunteer)