OUR NEWSLETTER―The Retrospect is published monthly by the Tampa Chapter of the Military Officers’ Association of America (MOAA), P.O. Box 6383, MacDill Air Force Base, FL 33608-0383. The Tampa Chapter is a 501-C-19 tax exempt veterans’ organization not associated with the Department of Defense. The views expressed in individually signed articles do not necessarily reflect Chapter policy.
OUR EDITORIAL POLICY—MOAA National , the Florida Council and the Tampa Chapter are nonpartisan organizations. Our membership is open to all active duty, retired, former and reserve officers. Our luncheon meetings are held at 1130 hours every second Thursday of each month at the Surf’s Edge Club on MacDill AFB. Our Military Officers Wives Club (MOWC) meets at the same time and place and is open to all officer wives whose husbands are Tampa Chapter members or is a widow of a military officer.