Military officers to meet at Oct. 24 luncheon

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The Halifax and Flagler Area Chapters of the Military Officers Association of America’s (MOAA) luncheon meeting is scheduled Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Halifax River Yacht Club. The social hour is 11 a.m. with lunch at noon.

131017_dt_community04The speaker will be Colonel Mike Prendergast (United States Army, Retired), Executive Director of the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs (FDVA), who will address state veterans’ issues and answer questions. RSVP is required.

Prendergast was a 31-year-active duty service veteran and military police officer with multiple combat deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan before retiring in October 2009.

He also served as Gov. Rick Scott’s Chief of Staff before his appointment as FDVA Executive Director.

MOAA is a non-profit veterans association dedicated to maintaining a strong national defense and consists of active duty, retired, and former military officers.

To RSVP for the luncheon, call 386-235-8635. For more information, visit http://www.moaafl.org/Chapters.aspx and select Halifax Area Chapter.

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