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Call MOAA at (800) 234-MOAA (6622) for help with any association issue or to change your address. Use the list below to direct your emailed queries. To learn more about available ser vices, visit www.moaa.org.


Communications: media inquiries, email pr@moaa.org; questions about MOAA’s Web Base, email webmaster@ moaa.org; for all other inquiries, email editor@moaa.org. Council and Chapter Affairs: council and chapter activities; email chapters@ moaa.org. Government Relations: advocacy, legislation, the Legislative Update free e-newsletter; email legis@moaa.org. Member Service Center: general MOAA in for mation, membership sta- tus, death notification, ad dress changes (including seasonal), asso ciation dues, additional copies of Military Officer or other MOAA publications, subscription to MOAA’s free e-newsletters (includ- ing the News Exchange®); email msc@ moaa.org.


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Member Services and Products: MOAA-sponsored services (see “World- Class Products” ad, listed on the table of contents, page 2); email msc@ moaa.org. Membership and Marketing: member- ship and outreach; email msc@moaa.org. MOAA Military Family Initiative: visit www.moaa.org/foundation to donate. MOAA Scholarship Fund: visit www .moaa.org/donatenow to donate; apply for educational assistance at www.moaa .org/education. Spouse Programs: email moaaspouse@ moaa.org. Transition Center: career counseling, veterans’ claims and benefits, retired pay; email tops@moaa.org for career-transition information, beninfo@moaa.org for ben- efit and finance information, or vso@moaa .org for VA disability claim information.


If you have a question or an opinion about something you read in Military Officer, email editor@moaa.org or mail it to MOAA, 201 N. Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314. Include your member number (if applicable). Items are subject to editing for style, clarity, accuracy, length, and propriety. Receipt of items will not be acknowledged.


Your Views Voice your opinion about items in the mag- azine in an email to editor@moaa.org or a letter to the editor to the address above. Chapters in Action Submit brief stories about council or chap- ter achievements by email to chapters@ moaa.org or by mail to Council and Chap- ter Affairs at the address above. Ask the Doctor Rear Adm. Joyce Johnson, USPHS (Ret), D.O., M.A., provides general medical ad- vice; consult a physician for questions regarding specific concerns. Information Exchange Submit notices by email to infoex@moaa .org or by mail to the address above. No- tices appear in the magazine once. In clude the name, ad dress, phone number, and e mail address of a point of contact.  Submit reunion notices at least six months before the event. Include service, name of the outfit, date, and lo cat ion (city, state) of the re union.  Limit “Reader Exchange” items to 40 words or fewer.  Expect to wait three to six months for your notice to appear in the magazine. Member Books If you’re a MOAA member who has writ- ten a book or an e-book bearing an ISBN


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or ASIN, submit a nonreturnable copy (or a link to the e-book) with a brief descrip- tion (submitted as a Microsoft Word .doc or .docx; no cover quotes); define the book as fiction, nonfiction, or memoir; and include MOAA member number. The author’s name, book title, publisher, and ISBN will appear in the magazine (expect to wait four months); descriptions will ap- pear at www.moaa.org/memberbooks. Lessons Learned Submit your service-related lessons learned (roughly 450 words) by email to profseries@moaa.org or by mail to MOAA Professional Series at the address above. Faces of MOAA Nominate a MOAA member for a brief profile by submitting his or her name, phone number, and email address; a head shot of the nominee; and the reason for the nomination to faces@moaa.org. Sounding Taps Email msc@moaa.org; visit www.moaa .org/tapsform; call (800) 234-MOAA (6622); or write to MOAA, Attn: MSC, to notify MOAA of a member’s death. Encore Submit humorous true stories (400 to 450 words) of service-related experiences by email to encore@moaa.org or by mail to Encore at the address above.


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