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November Oakleaf now Online!
The November issue of The Oakleaf, now online, is chock full of our stories.  Want to know what it's like to learn you've won a Foundation scholarship? Or what it means to marry a Supply Corps officer when you are from another country? Wonder who this year's Volunteers or Chapters of the Year are? You can learn about our newest Distinguished Alumni and read about the impact serving in the Supply Corps has had on one of our DAs. How about some sea stories or a visit to a WWII era galley? Or speaking of WWII, you can read a story about a member who served then and has just turned 100. All this and more is
online now in the November issue of The Oakleaf.
The 2018 Foundation scholarship application will be online after December 20. Read about the categories of scholarship and details on who is eligible to apply in the notes from the Chief Staff Officer.
The issue has been loaded to the website at so you can read it immediately online without waiting for the paper copy, which will be along in a few weeks. Don't need a paper copy? Op Out of receiving the paper copy by logging in to your account and unchecking the Opt In box under the daytime phone number. Or notify the Foundation office by calling (706)354-4111, sending an email to or sending a note to 3651 Mars Hill Road, Suite 200B, Watkinsville, GA 30677.
Letters to the editor, story ideas and news items for The Oakleaf can be sent to Deadline for the March 2018 issue is January 15. Let's keep those stories coming!
Don't forget...there is still time to include the Foundation in your end of year giving plans, either online at or by mail at the address above.  The good work of taking care of our own goes on each day and your support is what makes these stories come to life.
Best wishes to you and your family for a happy and safe holiday season.
RADM Linda Bird, SC, USN (Ret.)