The Military Officers Association of America Cape Canaveral Chapter (MOAACC) is an affiliate of the national Military Officers Association of America (MOAA). We are the second
largest chapter of MOAA with approximately 1450 members. Our
social/service organization has been active in Brevard County since
1958. It is dedicated to supporting the goals and national legislative
programs of MOAA and preserving programs beneficial to retired as well
as active duty, reserve and national guard of the seven uniformed
services, their dependents and survivors. Secondly through social
activities and meetings like the Thursday Morning Breakfast Club (TMBC),
the monthly luncheon and evening parties held five or six times yearly,
we promote the camaraderie so necessary for working together on our many
other projects in community service and philanthropic causes.
|For readers information: MOAA National, the various State Councils and their affiliate chapters, including the Military Officers Association of America, Cape Canaveral (MOAACC), are all nonpartisan organizations.|
5 Star Award
Presented by MOAA
Every Year Since 2003
Colonel Arthur DeRuve, USA (ret)
Date: 2/16/2016 Time: 11:30 AM
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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: Please join us for this special luncheon where the Cape Canaveral Chapter of the Military Officer’s Association of America will host Colonel Arthur DeRuve, US Army (retired) as our guest speaker. COL DeRuve will speak about the current struggle between the United States, as the leader of the Free World, and the various terrorist groups and the countries who support them.
Colonel Arthur DeRuve was commissioned a second lieutenant through the college ROTC program. After serving two years with the 2nd Armored Division as a cold war soldier in Germany, he remained 28 additional years in the Army’s active reserve, including 11 years as a military liaison officer for West Point. He is a graduate of the Army’s Artillery& Guided Missile School, the Command General Staff College, and the Army War College.
In civilian life, COL DeRuve served as the regional management officer of the “Office of Hearings & Appeals,” the judicial arm of the Social Security Administration, for the states of New York and New Jersey and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. He holds a BS degree in Political Science from Fordham University and a MS in Public Administration from New York University.
COL DeRuve is an accomplished speaker on this subject and has spoken to several other MOAA chapters in Florida and around the U.S. Please make your plans to attend the 16 February Luncheon at the IRCC Colony Club. As usual it will begin at 1130 and end at approximately 1300. We look forward to seeing everyone there.