Transitioning off active duty? Looking for Employment Assistance? Trying hard to stay up to date with VA and TriCare issues? Or just wanting to Network with other veterans who are at a similar point in their lives? MOAA National has a wealth of digital and online options for achieving these goals and more.
Their blogs offer thoughts, ideas, and opinions on wide ranging subjects of interest on military family affairs, military benefits and items of general military interest. Their social media is available across several platforms, to include Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook. And of course they offer both print and electronic versions (format availability depends on your national membership status) of all of their many publications.
There are numerous ways to access any of the above options, but the most direct one is to visit the MOAA National website and then take a look at the Publications and Media pages.
If you are a Basic, Annual or Life Member of MOAA, you have the ability to manage the frequency and content of the emails that MOAA sends you on a variety of relevant items, to include: Legislative Advocacy, Transition & Career Issues, Finance, Healthcare, Family & Spouse Advocacy, Recommended Reads, MOAA Member Benefits and infor-mation from our MOAA President. (MOAA puts out a lot of relavent information!)
To access these selections sign on to the MOAA web site, go to the Publi-cations Tab and select Email News-letters. You will then confirm your email address, and be taken to a page on which you check the areas that you are interested in. The FINAL Step is to select one of more of the Opt-IN or Opt-OUT option at the bot-tom of the Web Page. Once you have completed this pro-cess (and it is not as time consuming or as arduous as it reads) you will begin receiving information on the areas you have selected.
This will not afect your local Chapter email.
Three Membership Levels to Meet the Needs of All Officers
MOAA BASIC MEMBERSHIP
MOAA’s new no-fee electronic BASIC Membership provides an introductory level of membership for currently serving junior officers and former officers (that have never been members of MOAA) that will enable them to experience what MOAA is all about. You’ll stay current with our e-newsletters and have opportunities to participate in grassroots activism effort.
As a BASIC Member, you get Military Officer magazine via our mobile app. You’ll also have the opportunity to attend our career fairs, networking events, and classes and to take advantage of valuable discounts on products and services.
The Basic Membership is available on a one year basis, with the ability to re-up for two additional years.
Get full access to everything MOAA has to offer with our PREMIUM Membership, including our full spectrum of our career resources (one-on-one career counseling, résumé reviews, and interviewing advice and critiques), countless discounts on products and travel, and access to all MOAA exclusive publications and news updates.
Plus, as a PREMIUM Member, you’ll be able to tap into MOAA’s staff of experts for financial and investment advice, college scholarships for dependents, and much more. That’s on top of all the benefits you receive at the BASIC Membership level.
MOAA LIFE Membership remains the most elite level of membership for military officers and their spouses. When you become a LIFE Member of MOAA, you not only make us a stronger advocate for America’s military officers, but you also make a lifetime investment for yourself and your loved ones.
As a LIFE Member, you’ll receive exclusive privileges and benefits, like bonus travel rewards and a waiver of initiation fees at the prestigious Army and Navy Club of Washington, D.C. Become a MOAA LIFE Member today.
MOAA has recently realigned their Travel Program and are now offering rebates to chapters for individual or group travel booked through their new travel affiliate. In addition to some really good deals on individual travel they offer open date group rates as well. Participants do not have to be MOAA members as long as the primary group member is a member in good standing. Their new website is located at
The National MOAA Website provides a Benefits Information Update newsletter by email each month for those members who are signed up. This newsletter will be sent to you by signing on to http://www.moaa.org/email and entering your MOAA membership number.
MOAA’s Eight Purposes
Inculcate and stimulate love of our country and the flag.
Defend the honor, integrity, and supremacy of our national government and constitution.
Advocate military forces adequate to the defense of the United States.
Foster the integrity and prestige of the uniformed services.
Foster fraternal relations among all service branches.
Further the education of children of service personnel.
Aid service members and their families and survivors.
Present their rights and interests when service matters are under consideration.