Our membership: Active duty, Reserve, National Guard, retired and former members of the seven uniformed services of the United States of America

Chapter Calendar 2019 

  4/10 - Luncheon 
  4/24 - Board Meeting 
  5/08 - ROTC Recognition Dinner 
  5/22 - Board Meeting 
  6/12 - Luncheon 
  6/26 - Board Meeting 
  7/24 - Board Meeting
  8/28 - Board Meeting
  9/8  -  Chapter Picnic  
  9/25 - Board Meeting
 10/9  -  Luncheon
 10/23 - Board Meeting
 11/13 - Luncheon
 11/20 - Board Meeting
 12/11 - Christmas Dinner 
 12/18 - Board Meeting

Emerald Empire MOAA is proud to share that we are a 5-Star Chapter, and the 2017

5-star recipient of the Col. Marvin J. Harris Communications award winner for Website and Newsletter.

​​​MOAA ROTC Recognition Dinner
Wednesday, May 8th—Veterans’ Memorial Building
1626 Willamette Street

6:00 Social / 7:00 Dinner  $25.00
Teriyaki meatballs
Tortilla chips with Cilantro Salsa & Guacamole
Slow roasted pork loin with Marsala mushroom sauce
Au gratin potatoes
Green beans with onions
Fresh green salad with three dressings
Grandma’s rolls and butter

Carrot cake squares

6:45  Meeting opens, invocation and self-introductions
7:00  Dinner
7:20 Flag history presentation by COL Bert Toepel, Pledge and National Anthem
7:45  LTC Pond introduces the ROTC cadets
Presentation of scholarships and awards

The Emerald Empire Chapter of MOAA is a Eugene-based 501(c)(19) veterans organization that meets regularly at the Veterans’ Memorial Building at 1626 Willamette Street. We have 110 regular and associate members made up of active, retired and former members of the nation’s seven uniformed services and their surviving spouses. This Chapter, and the national organization (MOAA), are a non-partisan advocate on military personnel matters, especially proposed legislation affecting the career force, the retired community and veterans of the uniformed services. As a local chapter, we focus more on the local military community, e.g., gathering clothing and personal care items for the patients in the VA Hospital in Roseburg. On a state level, we advise state Legislatures on allocation of funds used for veteran services. National organization areas of emphasis can be found at 

​   2017 Website Award Winner

*See Fundraising page

MOAA Celebrates 90th Anniversary!

Emerald Empire Chapter

Military Officers Association of America


2017 Newsletter Award  

2017  Chapter  Award  

The Emerald Empire Chapter is affiliated with the national MILITARY OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (MOAA) and has been in existence since 1965.  The Chapter is comprised of retired, active and former officers of the seven uniformed services who have served this nation, and is incorporated as a nonprofit organization under the laws of the State of Oregon.
The objectives and purposes of the club are primarily patriotic and social.  The club supports several local community activities and maintains liaison with the University of Oregon ROTC unit.



The mission of the Emerald Empire Chapter of MOAA is to advocate for our military community and connect it to the nation we serve.

“The Emerald Empire, MOAA”

This website is published monthly by the Emerald Empire Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA),  PO Box 767, Eugene, Oregon 97440-0767. 


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