Welcome to the Golden Isles Chapter
This club will be closing
down on Dec 31,2022, but this web will stay on line for an extended period to
maintain the club history.
at Brunswick County Club
The Golden Isles Chapter of the Military Officers
America held its farewell luncheon at Brunswick Country
November 6, 2022. We had 45 participants.
We were honored to have Dr Michelle Johnson, President of
Coastal College of Georgia in attendance. She was there
the initial funding of the endowment to aid military and
immediate families for scholarship funding. Jamie
Bessette, VP for
Advancement at the college, was also in attendance. He
oversight and management responsibilities for the
endowment will be named after the chapter. It will also
be a living
fund open to further contributions.
We had a document signing ceremony followed by acceptance
comments from Dr. Johnson.
Colonel Jerry Rhyne gave a brief history of the chapter
for the past 40
years. Colonel Daryl Rabert gave a brief history of the
program as well.
Both Col Rhyne and Col Rabert were recognized for their
professional service to the chapter. Both have served on
for more than 20 years.
The program was concluded by two speakers, Lorene Reid,
of the Veterans Tiny Homes project in Brunswick, and
Director of the Nine Line Foundation, who gave updates on
All attendees agreed to maintain their membership in
Regretfully, our final meeting was adjourned
Photos from the
May 15 2022 Scholarship Lunch
2022 Scholarship Award Students
The Golden Isles Chapter of MOAA was chartered in 1964. Our
membership lives in the Golden Isles area of Brunswick, St. Simons Island,
Jekyll Island, Sea Island and surroundings counties.
TAPS at Twilight - St. Simons Rotary
Memorial Day Annual Event