Mount Rainier Chapter

The Mount Rainier Chapter is the U.S. Pacific Northwest based Master Chapter that serves its Army Aviation Community especially its 290+ members.  This Chapter is a mix of currently serving or retired Active Duty, Wash. Army National Guard, Army Reserve, DAC, Civilian Contractors who many of which work and or live in-around Gray Army Airfield at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM; formerly Fort Lewis and McChord AFB).  Our Chapter has a storied history since Fort Lewis was a power projection platform for Army Aviation since the Vietnam era and our membership includes the esteemed COL (R) Bruce 'Snake-6' Crandall and COL (R) William Reeder, author of 'Through the Valley: My captivity in Vietnam.'

Units supported include the 16th CAB and subordinate units, 4th BN /160th SOAR, 96th Aviation Troop Command, 168th GSAB and subordinate units.

Annual Events

  • Quarterly Chapter Meetings

Chapter Officers

Full NamePosition
CW5 Teresa M. Burgess, Ret.President
SGM James R. Blackhart, Ret.Treasurer
SSG David Michael Goodhue, Ret.VP Scholarship
CW5 Barry SleddVP Awards
Ms. Brittany BlackVP MembEnrollment

Chapter Meetings & Events

TitleStart DateStart TimeAction
Happy Hour08/09/20241700View1455