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The Military Officers Association of America Cape Canaveral Chapter (MOAACC) is an affiliate of the national Military Officers Association of America.  The mission of the Chapter is to promote the aims of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA).  We advocate for national and state legislative actions that protect the rights and interests of veterans, uniformed services retirees, and active duty personnel (including all dependents and survivors of the same).

Together, we are a powerful legislative voice advocating for the best interests of current and former uniformed services members of all ranks as well as the best interest of the nation.  

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Our Next Meeting

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Col Kurt Matthews, Commander of 920th Rescue Wing

Date: 10/17/2017 Time: 11:30 AM
Location: The event will be held in Colony Hall at Indian River Colony Club, 1936 Freedom Drive, Viera (Melbourne). Enter the main gate off Murrell Road and drive straight ahead on Old Glory Blvd to the parking area.
Program: The 920th Rescue Wing is an Air Force Reserve Command combat-search-and-rescue unit comprised of 2,000 Citizen Airmen. The 920th RQW’s primary mission is combatsearch and rescue - to search for, locate and recover U.S. Armed Forcesand coalition personnel who become isolated during military operations. Air Force Rescue is the only DoD entity specifically organized, trained and equipped to conduct personnel recovery operations into hostile or denied areas as a primary mission. The 920th also provides safety and security surveillance of the Eastern Launch Range during all rocket launches from the Space Coast. The unit’s other peacetime missions are providing civil search and rescue support for those who are lost or in distress, and providing humanitarian and disaster-relief operations such as September's Hurricane Irma recovery operations.

Additional Details:
Col. Kurt Matthews is the commander of the 920th Rescue Wing, Patrick Air Force Base, Fla. Colonel Matthews is a 1990 graduate of the University of Miami, where he earned his commission through the Air Force ROTC program. His previous commands include the 308th Rescue Squadron, 919th Special Operations Group and 920th Operations Group. As an HH-60G Pave Hawk instructor/evaluator pilot, he has flown in Operations Provide Comfort II, Southern Watch, Northern Watch, Iraqi Freedom,
Enduring Freedom and the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, as well as during hurricanes Floyd, Katrina and Rita. Additionally, he is a 2001 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Weapons School and recently completed Air Force Special Operations Command’s Air Commando training. He has served on active duty for two years, the Air National
Guard for two years and the Air Force Reserve for 21 years

Reservations accepted between
9/22/2017 and 10/12/2017

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