Several members of the Catalina Mountains Satellite (Tucson) Chapter (CMSC) of the Military Officers Association of America MOAA) attended the interment ceremony for indigent and homeless veterans at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Cemetery at Marana Arizona on Saturday, April 27, 2019. Seventeen cremains of Veterans who served in the U.S. Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force were interred with honors. Col. Bill Nagy (President of CMSC MOAA), Lt. Colonel Andrew (Drew) Fairchild (Membership Chairman of CMSC MOAA) and Arizona State Commander (elect) for the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Tom Judd were in attendance. Also in attendance representing the CMSC of MOAA were CW2 Gino Elsea and his wife Carol.
The Catalina Mountains Satellite (Tucson) Chapter of MOAA meets the third Saturday of each month, October through April at the Catalina Room of the Mesquite Grill in the MountainView Country Club Complex starting at 11:30 a.m. with lunch followed by a short business meeting and a speaker. Spouses are welcome and invited. Please contact LTC (Retired) Andrew “Drew” Fairchild, Catalina Mountains Satellite Membership Chairman at [email protected] or Colonel (Retired) Kurt McMillen, Catalina Mountains Satellite Treasurer at [email protected] for reservations and specific information on attendance, location and parking.
For additional MOAA information, contact Col. Bill Nagy, Catalina Mountain Satellite President, at [email protected] or Col Tom Owens, MOAA Tucson President, at [email protected] Check our website www.tucsonmoaa.com for information.
The Catalina Mountains satellite is part of the Tucson Chapter and encompasses North West Tucson to include Catalina, Oracle, parts of Oro Valley and Marana, SaddleBrooke and Sun City.
The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is a nonprofit veterans’ service association dedicated to maintaining a strong national defense and to preserve the earned entitlements of members of the uniformed services, their families and survivors.