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January 14, 2023

After calling the meeting to order and leading the assembly in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag, President Underwood introduced new chapter member Malcolm Watson; Dr. & Mrs. Deogracia Quiñones, attending their first event; and special guests of Tad Davis, Fred & Ann-Mallott Stein.

The main event on the agenda was the official installation of the newly elected Cape Fear Chapter leadership team for the 2-year term beginning January 2023.

MOAA National senior staff member and keynote speaker, Retired US Navy Captain Frank Michael, Program Director, Council & Chapter Affairs, MOAA, administered the oath of office to: COL (Ret) Richard Underwood, President; MAJ (Ret) George Bond, 1st Vice President; COL (Ret) William Bell, 2nd Vice President; MAJ (Ret) Gerald T. Croll, Treasurer; and LTC (Ret) Charles Pimble, Secretary. (Note: LTC (Ret) Marty Williams, 3rd Vice President was unable to attend due to recent surgery.)

Chapter Chaplain Greg Williamson delivered the invocation and benediction as well as a special prayer for the newly installed chapter officers.

The lucky winners of the drawing for prizes donated by local merchants were Teresa Vaughn, Eli Ballard, John Hazlett and Ira Watkins.

Event program can be accessed at download bar above.