Pictured (right) is ADM Steve Abott, USN-Ret., Class of 2012 and MOAA's Board of Director's outgoing Chair, along with Chapter President Doug Ehrhardt, USN-Ret., displaying the New River Chapter's 5-Star Streamer presented during the Levels of Excellence Award Dinner at the Annual Meeting that was held - in spite of Hurricane Sandy - on October 29th at the Sheraton National Hotel in Washington, DC.
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Pictured (left to right):
Cathy Ehrhardt, Nancy Garman (spouse of North Carolina Council President Robert Garman) and Marie Senzig, Coastal Carolina Chapter President.
North Carolina Council Award Recipients - President Arlie Smith receiving a 4-Star Streamer for the Cape Fear Chapter; President Marie Senzig receiving a 4-Star Streamer for the Coastal Carolina Chapter; President Doug Ehrhardt; and North Carolina Council President Robert Garman receiving the 5-Star Streamer for the Council. (This is the first year that MOAA Councils were eligible to receive Levels of Excellence Streamers.)
VADM Norb Ryan, USN-Ret., MOAA's President presiding over the presentation of 65 Levels of Excellence Award Streamers to Council and Chapters present at the October 29th awards dinner.
The Sand Hills Chapter was also the recipient of a 4-Star Streamer, but was unable to attend the dinner.