Category: Press releases

PNChap Bill Hall Elected Regional President

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: At the recent NW Regional Convention in Boise Idaho, Gem State Branch #382 President, PNChap Bill Hall was elected to be the NW Regional President for the 2018-19 Association year. Shipmate Bill was ceremoniously installed by FRA Past National President John Ippert. The full installation will occur at the FRA National Convention …

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FRA Names Senator Kelly Ayotte (N.H.) as 2015 Pinnacle Recipient

Washington, D.C., April 16, 2015—The Fleet Reserve Association (FRA) presented its prestigious Pinnacle Award to New Hampshire Senator Kelly Ayotte to honor her outstanding leadership in preserving and enhancing the quality of life for military personnel, retirees, veterans and their families. Ayotte, New Hampshire’s junior senator, was selected to receive the association’s highest honor for …

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FRA Storms Capitol Hill

Members of FRA’s National Board of Directors (NBOD), many Regional Vice Presidents, and other Association leaders brought the enlisted perspective to Capitol Hill this week as they visited their respective elected officials in Washington, D.C. These shipmates shared the Association’s position on priority legislative issues with their senators and representatives, asking them to oppose the …

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Everett Unit #170 re-established

On Friday April 3rd LAFRA Regional President NW Lauren Wynn (Honolulu Unit #46), National Presient Doris Fri (Mo-Kan Unit #161), and Regional Vice-President NW DyAnne Tryon (Seattle Unit #18) initiated, installed and Instituted Everett LAFRA Unit #170 after being dormant for the last 20 years. In attendance to witness the ceremonies were two of the …

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The Passing of NVP Roger Mitchell

CWO4 Roger E. Mitchell, U.S. Navy, Retired July 4, 1942 – April 7, 2015 FRA National Vice President 2014 – 2015   FRA National Vice President (NVP) Roger E. Mitchell joined the staff of the Supreme Commander on April 7, 2015. A continuous member of FRA since 1985 and a Life Member for more than …

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FRA Scholarship Application Deadline Approaching

It’s not too late to apply for FRA Education Foundation scholarships—the deadline is April 15. All college-bound students who have an affiliation with the Navy, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard are encouraged to apply. Eligible candidates are invited to submit applications for academic awards of up to $5,000 before April 15, 2015. Applications and eligibility …

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