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Maj Derek Abbey Recognized

The San Diego Chapter is very proud to have selected Maj Derek Abbey, USMC, (Ret) as our Chapter’s 2016 Veteran of the Year and to nominate him for the San Diego County Veteran of the Year  program. Derek’s ongoing service to veterans are life-changing. Some of the organizations Derek is involved in are: Zero8Hundred, Military Ally Program, Bent Prop Project, and Hero Club.

November 4, 2016 was the 2016 San Diego County Veteran of the Year Recognition Luncheon. The chapter was very proud to be Gold Sponsors for the event. Congratulations to our 2016 Veteran of the Year Nominee, Derek Abbey, as well as the other 14 Veteran of the Year Nominations.

November 29, 2016,  Maj Derek Abbey was proudly recognized by The Military Order of the World Wars, San Diego Chapter as their 2016 Veteran of the Year at his work place, Veteran Center Hahn University Center, USD.

Congratulations Derek!

LT Darryl Peralta points to our Gold Sponsorship at the 2016 Veteran of the Year Luncheon

LT Darryl Peralta points to our Gold Sponsorship at the 2016 Veteran of the Year Luncheon

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Major Derek and Michelle Abbey. Derek is our chapter’s 2016 Veteran of the Year and our nominee for the San Diego County 2016 Veteran of the Year!

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Maj Derek Abbey receiving recognition for being nominated for the 2016 San Diego County Veteran of the Year.

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The MOWW sponsored table!

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Maj Derek Abbey in uniform.

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Chapter Commander Ted Parsons presenting Derek Abbey with the submission packet for his nominations for the 2016 San Diego County Veteran of the Year.

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PCINC Debbie Kash presents Maj Derek Abbey with the MOWW San Diego Chapter’s 2016 Veteran of the Year Award.

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Major Derek and Michelle Abbey.

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Major Derek Abbey and his USD colleagues, friends, veterans and family who gathered to see him be awarded the MOWW San Diego Chapter’s 2016 Veteran of the Year Award.