Desk of the Chairman

Large Chapter of the Year Award:   L-R NCOA President Paul Kingsbury, Trustee Rachael Watters, Chairman of the Board Terry Haines

Desk of the Chairman August 2021

August is upon us and I want to take a moment to wish the United States Coast Guard happy birthday.  They were established on August 4, 1790 and have done […]

Rogue Chapter Chairman presented an NCOA World War Two Medallion to Army veteran Harry Howard at a recent veteran breakfast gathering.

Desk of the Chairman July 2021

July doesn’t have a lot of days that highlight historical events, but there is one worth remembering.  July 4th is Independence Day, a date established by the Continental Congress on […]

Terry Haines, Rachael Watters, Ron Kohl & Ken Wilson present Veterun check to Chad & Kathy Robichaux

Desk of the Chairman June 2021

June brings about the anniversary of D-Day, the 6th of June where thousands of brave young men stormed the beaches of Normandy to begin the eviction of the German army […]

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Desk of the Chairman May 2021

May is upon us and there are several days to remember. May 7th is Military Spouse Appreciation Day. May 8th is the anniversary of the end of WW2 in Europe.  […]

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Desk of the Chairman April 2021

April is upon us and for many of us, we celebrate Easter.  April is also the month when the Persian Gulf War had its official Cease Fire on the 11th; […]

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Desk of the Chairman March 2021

March is upon us and with our entry in this month we can look forward to the coming of spring and the departure, very soon I hope, of winter.  March […]

The picture is Chairman presenting the VeteRun proceeds to the SOVB Board for the Vietnam Wall Project.

February 2021 Update

This year started with a ton of hope on my part and that all changed on January 9th when my wife passed away.  It has been an extremely difficult past […]

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January 2021 Update

It’s here!  2021 is here and all of the issues and struggles that 2020 subjected us to can now begin to be replaced with the hope that a new year […]

Rogue Chapter Trustees presenting award to Paradux Media for outstanding sustained support

December 2020 Update

December is upon us and we barely have had time to recover from Thanksgiving and now we find the official start of winter and a Christmas that has COVID pressing […]

Ken Wilson, our newest trustee

November 2020 Update

November brings us Veteran’s Day which started as a day to commemorate the end of WW1 and over time transitioned to a day when the service of all veterans is […]

Chairman Haines presented Russ Schweikert, Lauren Trantham & Melanie Madden, the Veterun committee, with awards from NCOA for their hard work.

October 2020 Update

September was National Suicide Prevention Month and it hit close to home for one of our International Board members who as an active duty first sergeant had to deal first […]

At a fund raiser was for the upcoming VeteRun.

September 2020 Update

September is National Suicide Prevention Month and with the veteran suicide rate on or near an all-time high, it has never been more important for each of you to reach […]