Washington State COC

Address 15508 130th Avenue Ct E
City, State, Zip Puyallup, WA 98374-9613
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President

Name Deryl S McCarty
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Service USAF
Component USAF
Retirement Status RET
Phone Number (253) 864-0626
Email Address derylmccarty@msn.com

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Mission

The purpose of this Council is to promote the aims of the Military Officers Association of America, as stated in the preamble to the bylaws of that Association. • Further the legislative and other objectives of the Military Officers Association of America. • Foster fraternal relationships among retired, active and former officers of the uniformed services and their National Guard or Reserve components. • Protect the rights and interests of retired, active, reserve and National Guard personnel of the uniformed services and their dependents and survivors. • Provide useful services for members and their dependents and survivors. • Serve the community and the nation. • Advocate legislative and administrative actions to protect the rights and interests of service retirees and active duty military members in matters of state legislation. • Provide the assistance necessary to member chapters to enable them to effectively serve their members their communities and the nation.

Information on Joining the Chapter

The membership of the Council shall be composed of local MOAA Chapter organizations, consisting of officers of the seven uniformed services, herein referred to as member chapters, which are affiliated with MOAA and this Council. Any Washington State chapter affiliated with MOAA may, upon application to and approval by the Council, become affiliated with the Council. Such affiliation does not authorize the Council to participate in the organizational or managerial affairs of the chapter unless requested by the chapter.

Chapter Activities

The Council shall normally meet two times a year to conduct business. The location of the meetings will be rotated with each chapter being host as established by the president with the approval of the Council. The last meeting of the calendar year shall be the annual business meeting for determination of dues for the next calendar year and, every even-numbered year, for the election of officers. The President may call special meetings of the Council. Notice of any special meeting with a statement of the time, place and information as to the subject or subjects to be considered shall be by mail or electronic means to each officer and appointed official of the Council.

Legislative Issues

The goal of MOAA is to address Legislative Issues with Congressional Members. MOAA annually generates a list of issues they want to emphasize with Congress. You may see their latest list of issues by visiting their website at MOAA Legislative Issues. From time to time you may receive special requests to contact your representatives asking them to support upcoming votes on key issues. Please respond and help MOAA achieve their goals.

General Information

The Council normally meets two times a year to conduct business. The spring meeting, usually after the Storming of the Hill, is done by conference call with all the member chapters participating. The location of the fall meeting will be rotated with each chapter being host as established by the president with the approval of the Council. The last fall meeting shall be the annual business meeting for determination of dues for the next calendar year and, every even-numbered year, for the election of officers. The President may from time-to-time call special meetings of the Council. Notice of any special meeting with a statement of the time, place and information as to the subject or subjects to be considered shall be by mail or electronic means to each officer and appointed official of the Council.

About Our Chapter

The Washington State Council of Chapters (WSCOC) MOAA is an affiliation of MOAA Chapters throughout Washington State. The Washington State Council of Chapters is the state entity which provides support and assistance to member Chapters. There are 10 MOAA Chapters in Washington and 8 are members of WSCOC. The Washington State Council meets semiannually.