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Join MOASWF

Arrow to indicate Application to Join Military Officers Association of Southwest Florida

Eligibility:  There are four categories:

  • Regular:  Commissioned Officer or a Warrant Officer in Active Duty,  Retired, Former—National Guard and Reserve of the uniformed services:  Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Public Health Service, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, and U.S. Space Force.

  • Auxilliary:  Surviving spouses and spouses of members.  

  • Civic:  Individuals in supporting the Chapter and the mission.

  • Honorary:  Membership may be granted to certain individuals in recognition of their services to the nation, the military community, or the chapter.  

 

Enjoy camaraderie:  We gather each month, from September to May, for a luncheon or dinner at one of the many country clubs or restaurants in the area.  We have a short update on the Chapter and normally have a presentation.  These social events are attended by members, spouses, and guests.  It is a great way to meet new friends, renew old friendships and catch up on the latest news.

 

An asset to County and State:  We support and our volunteers participate in events such as Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Veterans Day.  Support is also provided through collaboration with the Collier County Veterans Council and our community at large.

 

Military Education Programs:

  • Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC):  We firmly believe in the youth of America and their motto:   Motivate High School Students to Become Better Citizens.  We support nine JROTC programs located in Collier County and Lee County.  In May, we honor outstanding Cadets, their parents, their Senor Instructors, and spouses at an Annual Awards banquet.  Our members present MOAA Award Medals to  Cadets at High School Commencement  Award ceremonies.

 

Highlights:

  • Formal Military Ball is held in February.  Members and guests are encouraged to wear their dress uniforms.  

  • Monthly Social Events with guest speakers.

  • "Tales of the Dog Tags" quarterly newsletter

  • MOSS (Military Officers Spouses Society) monthly luncheons throughout the year.

  • Breakfast gatherings.