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.
The MOAA Chapter holds 6 meetings a years featuring guest speakers on topics relevant to the members. A special Christmas dinner is held each December. In addition the chapter supports local JROTC programs and ROTC programs and local Veterans’ Day parades and observance.
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.
The MOAA West Virginia Mountain State Chapter was chartered in 1969 and serves the entire state. Meetings are held bi-monthly (2nd Thurs of F-A-J-A-O-D) at Angela's on the River in St Albans, WV. The chapter publishes a monthly newsletter, MOAA News. The chapter currently has aprx 50 active members made up of currently serving, former, and retired officers and their survivors.