ALBUQUERQUE CHAPTER, MOAA, ANNUAL MEMORIAL SERVICE
Albuquerque Chapter, MOAA’s Annual Memorial Service will be held Saturday, May 13, 2023, from 1000-1100 at the New Mexico Veterans’ Memorial (Amphitheater), 1100 Louisiana Blvd. SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108 (corner or Louisiana and Gibson, SE). The Memorial Service and remembrance of our recently deceased comrades and members will be from 1000 to 1100 hours.
We have invited the 377 ABW Chaplain as our guest speaker for the remembrance. We invite all MOAA members and friends to join us in a final farewell to our members who served in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations, provided public medical care, and recognize the contributions of all families who have served our nation, and in this ceremony symbolize that their duty as a Soldier/Airmen/Sailor/Marine/Physician/Spouse is now over.
Here is a list of those MOAA members/spouses who have passed away this past couple years (please let us know if there is a deceased member we did not know about):
COL Fae M Adams, USA (Ret) – December 15, 2022
CDR George “Joe” Bell, USN (Ret) – August 25, 2022 (husband of Carmen Bell)
Capt Bruce B Boecker, USAF – December 1, 2021 (husband of Ellie Boecker)
LCDR Edwin L Brawley, Jr, USNR (Ret) – January 1, 2023
COL George E Dexter, USA (Ret) – June 4, 2020
Bonnie Eddings – March 10, 2023 (wife of Col James A Eddings, USAF Ret)
COL David S Johnson, USA (Ret) – July 23, 2022 (husband of Ellie Johnson)
If you can assist us organizing the Memorial event, we need several volunteers to greet attendees at the Amphitheater and distribute the event program, and host the social and refreshments, following the service. Please contact Michael Houck, 2d VP, at firstname.lastname@example.org to offer your very much appreciated assistance.