United States Army Warrant Officers Association

Fort Lowell - Apache Chapter

Tucson, Arizona

IRS 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Public Charity Organized November 2001


This is a place to showcase some of our esteemed members and some of our years past Chapter activities...

WOA Chapter Participates in Annual Awards Ceremony

On April 22, 2015 the Ft. Lowell-Apache Chapter, Tucson Arizona participated in the 36th Annual JROTC Awards Ceremony at Flowing Wells High.

In 2005 the chapter created this medal to award to cadets who have demonstrated distinguished service during the course of the academic year.  One medal and ribbon is presented to a cadet at each grade level, freshman through senior.  This medal and ribbon have been approved by U.S. Army ROTC command and may be issued to any JROTC or ROTC cadet.

Shown, l to r, are CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti, C/Eduardo Toral-senior-Gold Medal; C/ Clayton Teague-junior-Silver Medal; C/Paul Zepeda-sophomore-Bronze Medal; and C/Lewis Palmateer-Freshman-Copper Medal.


Scholarship Awarded to JROTC Cadet

CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti, Ft. Lowell-Apache Chapter, is shown awarding a scholarship to Cadet Colonel and Battalion Commander, Gabriela Herrejon Perez at the annual Awards Ceremony at the Flowing Wells High School in Tucson, Arizona.  She will be attending Arizona State University in the fall with a major in education.  She will also be a member of the Army ROTC program.  The chapter created the scholarship in 2002 and has budgeted for 4 scholarships a year.

2014 Annual JROTC Awards

The Annual Army JROTC Awards’ Ceremony was held on May 23rd at the Flowing Wells High School in Tucson, Arizona. The Ft.Lowell-Apache Chapter has been supporting the school’s program for the past 13 years.


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Junior ROTC Awardees of the USAWOA Medal for Distinguished Service and Scholarship Winners- 2009



Distinguished Service Medal Recipients: 
(Left to right) Flowing Wells High School


Silver – Cadet/MSG Kolby Campbell

Bronze – Cadet/SFC Ryan Ahlersmeyer

Copper – Cadet/SSG Andrew Stickley

Gold – Cadet/Col Nicholas Moore (not present)


Presenter:  CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti


Fort Lowell-Apache Scholarship Winners:
(Left to right)
Flowing Wells High School


Cadet/Col Jeremy Dimmick,

Cadet/Col Nicholas Moore,

Cadet /LTC  Chelcee Veltre



Presenter:  CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti


Chapter Member Returns from Kuwait
CW2 Craig Downey has returned from Kuwait.  Craig provided a very interesting briefing on his unit and his mission.  Craig presented CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti, President, Fort Lowell-Apache Chapter, an American flag that was flown over Camp Arifjan, Kuwait on 15 January 2009, and an accompanying certificate.

CW2 Craig Dowdney

Craig and Donna Dowdney

Flag and Certificate Presentation.

Certificate from the 45th Fires Brigade

2009 Fort Lowell-Apache Chapter Officers
The Fort Lowell-Apache Chapter officer's for 2009 are sworn in by CW3R Al Price  

President - CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti

Vice President - CW2R John Curtis

Historian - CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti


CW3R Al Price

Secretary - CW3R Michael Turner

Treasurer - CW4R Harold Lindamood

Webkeeper - CW3R Michael Turner


2008 Apache Drill Meet Winners

"CW3R Al Price of the Ft. Lowell-Apache Chapter, Tucson, Arizona is shown presenting the overall winner of the Apache Drill Competition held in Tucson on December 13, 2008."

The Marine JROTC Team is from Tuba City High School which is located in the northeast corner of the state.  This is the 2nd year in a row that Tuba City has won the competition.



2008 Fort Lowell-Apache JROTC Scholarship Award Ceremony

CW2R Ted Cogut presents the 2008 Fort Lowell-Apache JROTC Scholarship

 to Cadet Major Jacqueline Richardson on 16 April 2008 at Flowing Wells High School

Fort Lowell-Apache Picnic - 10 May 2008

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USAWOA All Arizona Chapter Meeting - 18 April 2008

Warrant Officer Histories

CW3R Michael Turner presents his "Warrant Officer History"

CW2R John Curtis presents CW3R Michael Turner with his USAWOA 25 year membership pin

The 2007 Fort Lowell-Apache Chapter Scholarship Golf Tournament

First Place Team:

Eddie Wells

 Dave Herrick

Kerry Pittinger

 Richard Douglas

Second Place Team:

Elmo Long

Shawn O'Rourke

 Annie Reynolds

 Ron Wilson

Third Place Team:

Tito Castro

 Mike Payne

 Steven Taylor

 Steve Taylor

And, the purpose of the Golf Tournament... Fort Lowell-Apache Chapter President CW2R John Curtis presents CW3R Ron James, Senior JROTC Instructor, Flowing Wells JROTC, a check for $1500 to provide funds for the 2008 JROTC Scholarship Program
The 2007 Fort Lowell-Apache Chapter Picnic

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All Arizona Chapter Meeting 2007



Present and Accounted for, Sir!

Fort Lowell-Apache Chapter Officers for 2006-2007

President - CW2R John Curtis

Vice President - W01 Craig Dowdney

Historian - CW2R John Curtis

Major Robert Dewitt

Secretary - CW3R Michael Turner

Treasurer - CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti

Webkeeper - CW3R Michael Turner


The 2006 Fort Lowell-Apache Chapter Scholarship Golf Tournament

Supervised by the Fort Lowell-Apache Mafia...


CW2R Ted Cogut

CW5 Brad Rinehart

WO1 Craig Dowdney

Donna Dowdney

CW4R Harold Lindamood

CW3R Joe Gill

CW3R Ron James

CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti

CW2R John Curtis


1st Place Team - Ladies -

Team #12


Mary Thompson

Phyllis Norman

Peggy Sullenberger

Betty Lindamood


Longest Drive -

Team #7


Kay Williams




1st Place Team - Mens -

Team #15


Steven Taylor

Steve Taylor

Mike Payne

Tito Castro


2nd Place Team - Mens -

Team #3


Eddie Wells

Dave Herrick

Kerry Pettinger

Tonm Crouse


3rd Place Team - Mens -

Team #11


Harold Lindamood

Bob Norman

Bobbie Sullenberger

Frank Thompson



Our Leader - CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti


Now, where did the ball go???



Junior ROTC Awardees of the USAWOA Fort Lowell-Apache Medal for Distinguished Service - 2006


Distinguished Service Medal Recipients:  Left to right

Flowing Wells High School


Gold – Cadet Major Michael McMurrich

Silver – Cadet Major Cody Faulkner

Bronze – Cadet SFC Diego Ross

Copper – Cadet SFC James Burkett


Presenter:  CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti


Fort Lowell-Apache Scholarship Winners

Flowing Wells High School


Cadet Colonel Jacquie Eby on left

Cadet Sgt Trent McCaw


Presenter:  CW5R Vincent Baiocchetti




Distinguished Service Medal Recipient: 

Cholla High School


Cadet Sara Rosas


Presenter: CW3R Michael Turner


The Annual Holiday Party - Held in the home of CW5-R Vince & Eileen Baiocchetti

Chapter Logo Shirt




Our President,

CW5-R Baiocchetti,

CW2-R Ted & Marie Cogut,

CW3-R Art Schmid (hidden),

Eileen Baiocchetti,

Mary Turner (hidden)

Dinner Anyone?

CW5-R Vince & Eileen Baiocchetti,

CW2-R John & Jean Curtis

Mary Turner

Betty Lindamood

CW2-R Ted & Marie Cogut

Check out the vittles...


CW2-R Ted & Marie Cogut,

Mary Turner, Jean Curtis, Betty Lindamood


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