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Military officers installed

12/19/2013 - West Side Leader
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By Staff Writer

Photo courtesy of Dave Riegler
GREEN — Members of the Ohio Western Reserve Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (OWRC-MOAA) recently installed chapter officers for the 2014 term. They are: President Maj. Gen. Dan Hahn, USA, ret.; First Vice President Col. Dick Calta, USAF, ret.; Second Vice President Lt. Col. Larry Ashbaugh, USA, ret.; Secretary Lt. Col. Bart Oldenburg, USA, ret.; and Treasurer Lt. Col. Dave Riegler, USA, ret.

Trustees elected were: three-year, Lt. Col. Tom Menza, USAF, ret.; two-year, Maj. David Sears, USA, ret.; and one-year, Lt. Col. Ron Smetana, USA, ret.

Shown above, from left, are Hahn, Calta, Ashbaugh, Riegler, Sears and Smetana. Not pictured are Oldenburg and Menza.

These officers were installed at the general membership meeting Dec. 5.

The chapter has scheduled its next general membership meeting for Jan. 18 at the 356th Fighter Group Restaurant, 4919 Mt. Pleasant Road. Attendees will order off the restaurant lunch menu.

The speaker will be John Walker, author of “Bracketing the Enemy, Forward Observers in World War II.” He will speak about the role that forward observers played during World War II.

OWRC members, spouses, family, friends and eligible officers may attend this meeting. For more information, contact Riegler at 330-666-2257.

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