Fort Lowell-Apache Chapter united
states army warrant officers association†
Fort Lowell-Apache Chapter
united states army warrant officers association†
In the March, issue of our WOA Newsliner is a Membership Survey.† Did you fill out yours? I hope so, itís your Association and they need to know whatís important to you.† Donít let them down, fill out the survey and mail it off.†
Itís that time of year, again, yep, Tax time.† Did you get your copy of your 1099R tax statement from DFAS?† No, donítí worry go to myPay.dfas,mil for a copy of your 1099R.
Youíve heard it before but I need to remind you again, we need your help in keeping our membership up.† Please get out and recruit.† Hereís a tip:
Wear a cap, tee shirt, or jacket with the USAWOA/Rising Eagle logo when in public.† When people ask, ďWhatís that?Ē Thatís youíre your opportunity to recruit.† Need a Tee or Hat?† Go to Mailto:email@example.com, our VP will deliver one to you at our next meeting
Just a reminder, please join Nancy and me at the Double Tree hotel on April 14th, for a tour, dinner and a chance to mingle with friends.† We hope to see you their.† P.S.† Harold & Gary, we miss you, please, come home. Ron
Whether itís a new golf shirt with the Rising Eagle, a mouse pad, Rising Eagle Belt Buckle just to name just a few items offered email firstname.lastname@example.org and our Veep will deliver your order at the next Chapter meeting.
If you know any golfers, remind them that we need them to play on 12 June at the famous Randolph Golf Course.
See Vin for details.
Membership Meeting††††††††††††† Apr 14
Membership Meeting ††††††††††††††Jun 08
Third Annual Golf Tourney†††† Jun 12
WO Corps Ball-Ft Rucker††††††† Jul 14
Membership Meeting††††††††††††††† Jul 14
Membership Meeting††††††††††††† Aug 11
National Airborne Day††††††††††† Aug 15
Membership Meeting††††††††††††† Sep 08
2005 AMM-Tucson††††††††††††† Oct 24-28
††† (Subject to Change)
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WO Heritage Foundation www.usawoa.org/woheritage.
Two of our Chapter members are still deployed. Please remember them in our prayers and write them on happenings here on the home front via email from all of us.
†††† CW2 Scott Kirley
†††† WO1 Jeff Whitbeck
Our Associationís National positions are filled through elections, held every two years. The members elected to these offices make up the Board of Directors for the USAWOA. Here is a list of all of the National Offices: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, plus Directors for the Northeast, Southeast, Mid-North, Mid-South and Western Regions. Please contact our Immediate Past President, CW5 (Ret) Dick Scalzo, at if you are interested in running for any of the Chapter and/or National Offices. Completed Nomination Forms and Resumes must reach Home Office by July 12 to be on the ballot.
Yes, I did finally get back. Itís good to be back. I
actually got back to
planning on taking leave in April during the time on your next scheduled meeting. I have to go up
Itís official. AR 670-1, 5 Sep 03, Wear and Appearance of
Army Uniforms and Insignia has been updated. Effective
insignia on all service (saucer) caps will replace the large ĎRising Eagleí insignia effective
Retired officers are authorized, under prescribed circumstances, to wear either the currently authorized uniform or the approved uniform at the time of their retirement as long as it fits properly and is in good repair including accessories.
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For information, contact Howard Bartholf at 804-364-2603 or email at email@example.com
David L. Koch, AGR USAR has assumed the duties of Command Chief Warrant Officer of
the Army Reserve. He is assigned to the Command Group at the Office of the
Chief, Army Reserve, in
ALARACT 030/2004 Army Message announced the General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award winners for Calendar Year 2003. Twenty-five officers have been selected by their respective components: thirteen from the Active Army, six from the Army National Guard, and six from the Army Reserve. Among the active Army winners is CW2 Thomas K. Asselta, representing the U. S. Army Special Operations Command. He will receive a General MacArthur Bust and other recognition at an awards ceremony in the Pentagon sometime in May 2004
The SUV hit a wall
because the driver was dead, shot in the head by a sniper. An AK-47 round
pierced the passenger side door and gouged a chunk out of Chief Warrant Officer 3 Robert Meyer Hoffís
right calf. Bullets were pinging into the truck from two or three directions. Meyerhoff
was wearing his new vest with honest to God bulletproof plates for the first
time that day. He turned to face his attackers and put the plates to the test.
"I thought, let's see if this thing really works," said Meyerhoff,
55, of Valle
In the March NEWSLINER is your opportunity to tell USAWOA leadership how theyíre doing [or not doing!]. Please suggest how they can ďre-invent itself to meet the needs of the Warrant Officer Corps of the future.
Thanks to those members that have already responded. USAWOA is member-driven -- We listen.