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South Carolina Conference 2017 November 4 - Ft Jackson Officers Club

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SC MOAA Council Chaplain Boone Inducted in the Fort Jackson Hall of Fame

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Major General ‘Pete’ Johnson, Fort Jackson and the Army Training Center Commander places the award assisted by Command Sergeant Major Lamont Christian, Fort Jackson CSM. Photo by SFC Tamara Hornbaker, US Army Chaplain Center and School, Fort Jackson, S.C.
Chaplain (Colonel – Retired) Samuel J Tilden Boone was recently inducted into the Fort Jackson Hall of Fame, during ceremonies as part of the Fort Jackson Centennial Celebration.
Boone started his military career after completing his Basic Training at Fort Jackson, on July 12, 1972. He served 38-plus years in the Army, retiring as Commandant of the U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School on July 1, 2010. He now serves as the Director of Quality Assurance, Safety and Environmental Compliance at the Chaplain School.
Boone was inducted into the Fort Jackson Hall of Fame on 1 June with some great Americans

  • MG (Ret) Steve Siegfried
  • COL (Ret) Angelo Perri
  • COL (Ret) Craig Curry
  • Mr. John Hennigan (CPT USA Ret)
  • CH (LTC) Lathrop Utley (Deceased)

MG 'Pete' Johnson did the honors as part of the Ft Jackson Centennial Celebrations
Awardees are nominated for the Hall of Fame based on their service to the Army and the greater Fort Jackson Community. Chaplain Boone coordinates and conducts final honors at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery when active duty Chaplains are not available. He serves as the Chaplain for the Columbia Chapter of the Military Officers Association of American (MOAA) and is also the SC State Chaplain for MOAA. He is the Secretary – Treasurer of the SC Chapter of the Military Chaplains Association of America (MCA) and has served on the National MCA Executive Committee. Additionally, he is Chaplain for the Palmetto Chapter of the Association of the United Sates Army (AUSA).
Boone is married to the former Teresa Allen of Macon, Georgia. They make their home in Elgin, SC and will celebrate 42 years of marriage in July.
David
David B. Lobb
COL US Army (ret)
President
SC MOAA Council
president@moaasc.org
Cell: 1-803-270-8690

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Welcome to the Military Officers Association of America's MOAA South Carolina Council of Chapters Website

We are comprised an organization of 12 chapters located throughout the State and are part of the national association.

MOAA is an independent, nonprofit, politically nonpartisan organization. With about 370,000 members from each of the seven uniform services, we are a powerful force speaking for a strong national defense and representing the interest of military officers at every stage of their careers. Membership includes active duty, retired, National Guard, Reserve and former officers and their families.
Click on the links to find out about MOAA's purpose, history, leadership and membership (National, State and Chapter).

There you will find useful information on the following topics all of which provide good reasons why you should join our ranks:

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Please use the contact link below if you have any questions about our organization.

David
David B. Lobb
President MOAA-SC
COL USA (ret)
president@moaasc.org
Cell: 1-803-270-8690
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Membership is open to active duty, National Guard, Reserve, retired, and former commissioned officers and warrant officers of the following uniformed services: Army, Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, Public Health Service, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
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MOAA is the nation's largest and most influential association of military officers. We are the South Carolina Council working on behalf of the twelve Chapters and their members located in our state.
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