MOAA Initial Response to Gulf Shores Incident

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MOAA has been made aware of a traffic accident today during a Mardi Gras parade in Gulf Shores, Ala., involving a vehicle representing the local MOAA chapter resulting in a number of injuries among participants of the parade.

The Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) has been made aware of a traffic accident today during a Mardi Gras parade in Gulf Shores, Ala., involving a vehicle representing the local MOAA chapter resulting in a number of injuries among participants of the parade.

In response, MOAA issued the following statement:

“We have been made aware of the incident and our staff is gathering facts at this time. We don’t know the circumstances and we’re unaware of the cause of the incident involving our Gulf Shores Chapter. We’re concerned about those who have been injured and our hearts and prayers go out to them and their families as they deal with this unfortunate mishap.”

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About MOAA:
Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) is the nation’s largest officers association with more than 355,000 members from every branch of service, including active duty, retired, National Guard, Reserve, and former officers and their families and survivors. MOAA is a nonprofit and politically nonpartisan organization with a network of more than 400 chapters and councils nationwide and is an influential force in promoting a strong national defense. MOAA represents the interests of servicemembers and their families in every stage of their lives and careers, and for those who are not eligible to join MOAA, Voices for America’s Troops is a nonprofit MOAA affiliate that supports a strong national defense. For more information, visit http://www.moaa.org or http://www.voicesfortroops.org.

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