Oct 31

FRA NewsBytes October 31, 2014

FRA Newsbytes 10/31/2014

FRA Newsbytes 10/31/2014

In this issue:
Cost of Living Adjustment for 2015
Know the Candidates and How they Voted on Key Issues—Vote on Tuesday!
Nurse Advice Line Available for Travel
FRA Hosts Marine Legislative Fellow Training

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Oct 27

Boise Shipmate named FRA National Chaplain

NChaplain William Hall Gem State Branch #382, Boise 2014-15

NChaplain William Hall
Gem State Branch #382, Boise
2014-15

Shipmate William Hall of Meridan, ID was named FRA National Chaplain by NP John Ippert. NChap Hall is a member of Gem State FRA Branch #382, Boise ID.

The position of National Chaplain is one of two annual appointed positions made by the National President.

The FRA CB&L Chapter 8, Section 803(g) reads as follows:

The National President shall appoint a National Chaplain from the membership of the Fleet Reserve Association, whose duties shall be to perform nonsectarian devotional services at the National Convention and such other duties as the National President or the National Board of Directors shall prescribe.

Oct 27

Honolulu/Pearl Harbor Branch #46 receives National Awards

Branch News

Branch News

In Corpus Christi Honolulu/Pearl harbor took home the following awards:

Group I – Honolulu/Pearl Harbor Branch #46: Branch Lofgren Award for Member Recruiting,
1st Place – Public Relations,
2nd Place – Youth Activities,
3rd Place – Americanism/Patriotism,
and the 100% Retention Gold Streamer

Shipmate RVPNW JJ Wynn also won the Group I Individual Lofgren  Award for Member Recruiting for the Association year 2013-14

Oct 25

2013-14 Membership and Retention Awards announced at National Convention

Membership & Retention Awards

Membership & Retention Awards

At the 87th FRA National Convention in Corpus Christi, RVPEC Penny Collins, National Director of Membership announced the following membership and retention awards that affect the NW Region:

Congrats to all shipmates and Branches!

2013-14 Membership Drive prize drawing:

1st Place (5 year membership extension) Frank Duncan, Bremerton Branch #29
2nd Place ($85.50, cash) Dan Gallegher, Yokosuka Branch #103
5th Place (1 year paid membership, or cash equivalent, if life member) Charles Garrison, Honolulu/Pearl Harbor Branch #46

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Oct 24

FRA NewsBytes October 24, 2014

FRA Newsbytes 10/24/2014

FRA Newsbytes 10/24/2014

In this issue:
Pentagon Withheld Information About U.S. Servicemens’ Exposure to Dangerous Chemicals While Serving in the Iraq War
Fewer Veterans Running for Congressional Office
New FRA Leadership

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Oct 18

New NW Regional Presidents installed at FRA/LAFRA National Convention

NW Regional Announcements

NW Regional Announcements

Corpus Christi – Shipmate Mike Archer of Wyoming FRA Branch #59, Cheyenne, WY and Auxiliary Member Lauren Wynn of Honolulu/Pearl Harbor Unit #46 were installed as the Northwest Regional Presidents for the 2014-15 Association year.

 

Shipmate RPNW Mike Archer is a founding member of Branch #59 and is a retired MCPO. He currently works in the Retired Affairs Office at Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne. His wife Mary, is the NW Regional LAFRA Secretary/3Treasurer.

Auxiliary Member RPNW-LAFRA Lauren Wynn is a member of Honolulu/Pearl Harbor Unit #46. She currently works as the Corporate Bookkeeper for Branch 46 operations. She is married to RVPNW Julian ‘JJ’ Wynn.

 

RPNW Mike Archer Wyoming Branch #59 Cheyenne, WY 2014-15

RPNW Mike Archer
Wyoming Branch #59
Cheyenne, WY
2014-15

RPNW Lauren Wynn Honolulu/Pearl Harbor Unit #46 Honolulu, HI 2014-15

RPNW Lauren Wynn
Honolulu/Pearl Harbor Unit #46
Honolulu, HI
2014-15

 

 

 

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