The Crier Newsletter
The purpose of the Crier is to tell the VCOC story. Each issue of the Crier includes officer contact information, feature articles, chapter spotlight section, VCOC schedule and sponsor recognition.
The Crier is published quarterly electronically in March, June, September and December, posted below, PDF format.
Chapter input is most welcome, due to the editor on the 10th of the month prior to publication. Target publication dates are 10 Feb for March issue, 10 May for June issue, 10 August for September issue and 10 November for December issue. Provide stories with supporting photographs to Crier newsletter editor CDR Linc Smith, USNR (Ret) at: firstname.lastname@example.org. In reminder, MOAA and its affiliates must avoid engaging in partisan political activities. View guidance here: MOAA Guidance on Partisan Political Activities View the MOAA Take Action Center here: MOAA Take Action Center
spotlight on the chapters
Crier Issues, Chapters in the Spotlight, Sponsors
Military Appreciation night at the Salem Red Sox ballpark in Salem, VA
—Roanoke Valley Veterans Council —8th Air Force Group—29th Division Association, Post 64 —American Legion District 9—American Legion Post 3—American Veterans (AMVETS) Post 40 —Association of the United States Army, Allegheny - Blue Ridge Chapter (Completed)—Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association (Completed)—Disabled American Veterans (MISSING ALL)—Faith Fellowship Veterans Ministry (Completed)—Marine Corps League (MISSING ALL)—Military Family Support Center (MISSING ALL)—Military Officers Association of America, Southwest Virginia Chapter—Military Order of the Purple Heart —Military Order of the World Wars—Team Red White and Blue —Veterans of Foreign Wars —Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 81 View event announcement here: Salem Red Sox Appreciation Night Flyer