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The Military Officers Association of America Cape Canaveral Chapter (MOAACC) is an affiliate of the national Military Officers Association of America.  The mission of the Chapter is to promote the aims of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA).  We advocate for national and state legislative actions that protect the rights and interests of veterans, uniformed services retirees, and active duty personnel (including all dependents and survivors of the same).

Together, we are a powerful legislative voice advocating for the best interests of current and former uniformed services members of all ranks as well as the best interest of the nation.  

MOAA National, the various State Councils and their affiliate chapters, including the Military Officers Association of America, Cape Canaveral (MOAACC), are all nonpartisan organizations.

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Our Next Meeting

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Col Michael C. Lane

Date: 10/16/2018 Time: 11:30 AM
Location: The event will be held in Colony Hall at Indian River Colony Club, 1936 Freedom Drive, Viera (Melbourne). Enter the main gate off Murrell Road and drive straight ahead on Old Glory Blvd to the parking area.
Program: Our speaker for the September Luncheon will be Col Michael C. Lane.
He will be covering his time held as a POW in North Vietnam and his repatriation to the USA.

Make your plans to join us for Colonel Lane's informative presentation.

Additional Details:
Col. Michael C. Lane was born in New Haven, CT, but somehow ended up in Charlotte, NC where he graduated high school in 1959.
In June 1964 he entered Air Force Pilot training at Laughlin AFB TX. After he completed F-4 Phantom training in April 1965, he reported for his first operational assignment at RAF Bentwaters, UK. On November 12, 1966 he was transferred to Cam Ranh Bay, RVN. Twenty days later, on 2 December 1966, he was shot down over North Vietnam. Held a prisoner for 2270 days, he was repatriated on February 18, 1973. His next assignments were in Air Force Systems Command with tours at Eglin AFB, FL, as Chief of Program Control, Armament Systems Division; Wright Patterson AFB, OH, as Director of Program Control for the KC-10 Program, and then Deputy Director for Tanker Systems; Brooks AFB, TX, as Vice Commander of the Air Force Human Resources Laboratory; and Williams AFB, AZ, as Chief of the Operations Training Division, Air Force Human Resources Laboratory.
Col Lane retired from the USAF 30 Sept 1988, then worked for McDonnell Douglas Helicopters in their training division until 1995 and as a systems analyst at Williams AFB. In 1999, with three others, he formed a company to build aircraft simulators and ground-based training systems. He retired in 2013.
Col Lane and his wife Ruth moved to IRCC in September 2017.
Col Lane graduated from University of Notre Dame with a degree in Business Management and from Florida Technological University, now UCF with an MBA.
Col Lane’s awards include: Silver Star, 2 Legions of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Bronze Star with V device, Purple Heart, Air Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, POW Medal.

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