The mission of the MOAA 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 MOAA 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.
The MOAA Chapter holds 10 meetings a years featuring guest speakers on topics relevant to the members. A special Christmas party is held each December The chapter supports the annual Veterans Day observance and 5 area JROTC programs.
The MOAA Chapter supports the MOAA national legislative agenda and we annually invite our Congressional Representative and Senators to speak to the chapter. The chapter is also active in supporting the state council in various state veterans' issues.
MOAA Chapter meetings are lunch meetings held on the fourth Friday of each month beginning at 12 Noon.. Location is the Lamp Liter inn, 3300 W. Mineral King Ave, Visalia, CA and are announced in the chapter newsletter and at chapter meetings. There are no meetings in July or August.
About Our Chapter
The MOAA Chapter was chartered in 1971 and serves the North Central Valley of California. Meetings are held monthly in Visalia. The chapter publishes a monthly newsletter, MOAA MESSENGER. The chapter currently has 30 members made up of currently serving, former, and retired officers and their survivors.