Great Plains Chapter

PO Box 91703
City, State, Zip
Sioux Falls, SD 57109-1703
Meeting Time
Third Tuesday of the month
Meeting Place
Sioux Falls VFW Club
Council Website


The mission of the Great Plains Chapter is to benefit the members of the uniformed services, their families and survivors and to advocate for a strong national defense, while providing needed support to the community and its members.

Information on Joining the Chapter

Membership in the Great Plains Chapter is open to anyone who holds or has ever held a commission or warrant in any component of the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Public Health Service or National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and their surviving spouses.

Chapter Activities

The Great Plains Chapter holds 10 meetings per year featuring guest speakers on topics relevant to the members. A special Christmas party is held each December. In addition the chapter supports 2 ROTC programs at South Dakota State University and the annual Veterans’ Day observance.

Legislative Issues

The Great Plains Chapter supports the MOAA national legislative agenda and we invite our Congressional Representative and Senators to speak to the chapter. The chapter successfully advocated for the naming of US Highway 81, which runs north-south through the state as a Vietnam Memorial Highway.

General Information

The Great Plains Chapter meetings are luncheon meetings held on the third Tuesday of the month (September through June), beginning at 11:30 a.m. Most meetings are held at the Sioux Falls VFW club near I229 and Minnesota Avenue.