2020 Levels of Excellence



MOAA is pleased to announce the winners of the annual Council and Chapter Levels of Excellence Awards for performance in 2020.


Out of just over 400 MOAA affiliates, 162 councils and chapters nominated themselves for awards this year. Input from those who submitted a package for consideration was independently evaluated by two members of the Council and Chapter Affairs Committee of the MOAA Board of Directors.  Questions had been adjusted to recognize a necessary shift away from in-person events due to the pandemic, and committee members’ evaluations, along with objective performance data, was weighed according to a long-established grading scale.  


All 162 councils and chapters didn’t just maintain satisfactory performance, but persevered and excelled during the pandemic, earning five-star awards. These councils and chapters, their volunteer leaders, and their members found new and innovative ways to serve their communities and help veterans, excelled in grassroots advocacy by nurturing relationships and educating elected officials (often virtually) and grew our shared membership even without in-person meetings. 


Please join us in congratulating and thanking our awesome volunteers and affiliates for their great work on behalf of our association. Learn more about the awards here. Congratulations to the winners!


Photo Gallery

Check out photos of the LOE awardees at the 2021 Annual Meeting below, or go direct to Flickr at this link.


2021 Levels of Excellence Awards


Five-Star Affiliates


Alabama Council of Chapters

East-Central Alabama Chapter

Fort Rucker Chapter

Greater Birmingham Chapter

Huntsville Chapter

Montgomery Area Chapter

South Alabama Chapter



Arizona Council of Chapters

Arizona Chapter

Coronado Chapter

Grand Canyon Chapter

Green Valley Chapter

Luke Chapter

Northern Arizona Chapter

Superstition Mountain Chapter

Tucson Chapter

Yuma Chapter



Northwest Arkansas Chapter



California Council of Chapters

Alta Chapter

Hidden Valley Chapter

Miramar Chapter

Mojave Desert Chapter

Monterey County Chapter

Orange Empire Chapter

San Diego Chapter

Silver Strand Chapter

Ventura County Chapter



Colorado Council of Chapters

Admiral Arleigh Burke Chapter



Dover Chapter



Florida Council of Chapters

Ancient City Chapter

Calusa Chapter

Cape Canaveral Chapter

Charlotte Harbor Chapter

Citrus County Chapter

Clearwater Chapter

Halifax Area Chapter

Historic Mayport Chapter

Indian River Chapter

Kingdom of the Sun Chapter

Lake & Sumter Counties Chapter

Lee Coast Chapter

Northeast Florida Chapter

Northwest Florida Chapter

Palm Beach - Martin Counties Chapter

St. Petersburg Area Chapter

Sarasota Chapter

South Central Florida Chapter

Southwest Florida Chapter

Sun City Center Chapter

Suncoast Chapter

Tampa Chapter

Volusia County Chapter

West Central Chapter



Georgia Council of Chapters

Atlanta Chapter

Fort Benning Chapter

Georgia Mountain Chapter

Old Capitol Area Chapter

South Georgia Chapter



Hawaii Aloha Chapter



Illinois Council of Chapters

Lincoln Land Chapter

North Shore and Chicago Chapter

Southwest Illinois Chapter



White River Chapter MOAA



Jayhawk Chapter

Kaw Valley Chapter

Sunflower Chapter

Wichita Chapter



Fort Campbell Chapter

Fort Knox Area Chapter



Louisiana Council of Chapters

Greater Baton Rouge Area Chapter

Pelican Chapter



Maryland Council of Chapters

Montgomery County Chapter

Star Spangled Banner Chapter

Susquehanna Chapter

Upper Eastern Shore Chapter

Upper Potomac Chapter



Capitol Area Chapter



Missouri Council of Chapters

Greater St. Louis Chapter

Ozark Empire Chapter



Heartland of America



Southern Nevada Chapter


New Hampshire

New Hampshire Chapter


New Jersey

New Jersey Lakes & Pines Chapter


New Mexico

Albuquerque Chapter


New York

New York Council of Chapters

Genesee Valley Chapter

Greater Rome-Utica Chapter

NYS Capital District Chapter

Southern Tier Chapter


North Carolina

North Carolina Council of Chapters

Cape Fear Chapter

Coastal Carolina Chapter

Charlotte-Metrolina Chapter

New River Chapter

Southeastern North Carolina Chapter

Tarheel Central Chapter

Triangle Chapter

Western North Carolina Chapter



Ohio Council of Chapters

Central Ohio Chapter

Dayton Area Chapter

Greater Cincinnati Chapter

Greater Cleveland Chapter

Mahoning and Shenango Valleys Chapter

Ohio Western Reserve Chapter



Oklahoma Council of Chapters

Green Country Chapter

Southern Oklahoma Chapter

Southwest Oklahoma Chapter



Central Oregon Chapter

Portland Chapter



Pennsylvania Council of Chapters

Keystone Capital

Lancaster Chapter

Pittsburgh Chapter


South Carolina

South Carolina Council of Chapters

Aiken Chapter

Charleston Chapter

Columbia Chapter

Daniel Morgan Chapter

Grand Strand Chapter

Keowee Chapter

Piedmont Chapter

Star Fort Chapter



Memphis Chapter

Middle Tennessee Chapter

Stones River Chapter



Texas Council of Chapters

Alamo Chapter

Greater Dallas & North Texas Chapter

Houston Area Chapter

North DFW Chapter

Wichita Falls Chapter



Virginia Council of Chapters

Central Virginia Chapter

Falcons Landing Chapter

George C. Marshall Chapter

Hampton Roads Chapter

Heritage Chapter

Mount Vernon Chapter

Northern Virginia Chapter

Portsmouth Area Chapter

Richmond Area Chapter

Southwest Virginia Chapter

Virginia Peninsula Chapter



Washington Council of Chapters

Columbia River Chapter

Kitsap Chapter

Mount Rainier Chapter

Olympia Area Chapter

Olympic Peninsula Chapter

Spokane Chapter



Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter



WY-CO Border Chapter


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