Present Command

Richard Quirk - Commander

Richard enlisted in the Marine Corps right out of high school in 1964. A veteran of 27 ½ years active duty serving as a Master SGT., Richard served in the infantry in Vietnam, Amphibian Tractors during Desert Storm and Beirut. After his retirement, He worked for AutoZone and retired after 20 years. He has 3 grandchildren. Richard resides in Jacksonville, NC.

Richard has been a life member of the DAV since 2006. He currently serves as a newly elected Commander, Service Officer, and a Driver within the transportation network. He is involved within the community as a volunteer.

Randall Cox - Sr. Vice Commander

Randall served in the Marine Corps from July 1972 thru July 1976 straight out of High School. Schooled and trained as an Aircraft Structural Mechanic serving in the Marine Air Wing while doing a West Pac Tour. In 1975 served time in Vietnam.

In October 1976 Randall was hired as an Aircraft Mechanic at NARF, MCAS Cherry Point. During his employment he obtained a college degree in Business Management. When Operation Desert Shield/Storm started he was assigned to an Aircraft Battle Damage Repair Team and was deployed to AL Jubail, Saudi Arabia for 16 weeks.

Randall was promoted to Aircraft Examiner in Feb. 2004 and was also responsible for  Inspections to Aircraft assigned to HMX-1 in Quantico, VA. Randall returned from the Federal Government on Apr. 30, 2012 with a combined service of 39 ½ years from FRC EAST MCAS Cherry Point.  Married to his lovely wife of 38 years, Sherrie and Randall have two sons and 3 grandchildren.

A life member of the DAV since 2015, he is currently serving as the newly elected Senior Vice Commander. Randall also drives with the Transportation Network and calls Bingo for the DAV Bingo on Friday Nights. In addition, Randall is a member of the DAV Aux. Unit 16 where he visits Vets in surrounding DAV Hospitals and Nursing Homes.

Millard “Mac” Moody
Millard M. (Mac) Moody, Adjutant, is a veteran of 30 years in the USAF, retiring in 1987. Before joining the chapter in 2009, he taught in Camp Lejeune schools for 10 years and was active in several other volunteer activities in Onslow County. Mac has been a Service Officer for all of those years and has also served as Junior Vice-Commander, Treasurer and Executive Committee member.

Raymondo Lynn - Immediate Past Commander
Raymondo joined the United States Marine Corps in April of 2000. He served 13 years receiving an honorable discharge in May of 2013. Having completed 5 combat deployments, he is an Operation Iraqi Freedom/Operation Enduring Freedom combat veteran, and service connected disabled veteran.

He is a full life member of the DAV. From 2014-2015, he served as the Transportation Coordinator, and from 2015-2016 he served as the Adjutant here at Chapter 16. Ray has an Associate’s Degree in Computer Information Technology, and is currently pursuing a Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration: Computer Information Systems. Ray is active in the community and dedicated to helping the veterans of Onslow Community. He, and his wife Naomi have 2 children: Alicianna (13), and Raymondo Jr. (5).

Darrell Brown - Jr. Vice Commander

Darrell enlisted in the Marine Corps after graduating high school in 1975. He served as a mortar man then as a vehicle mechanic and we released from active duty in 1992. After returning to civilian life Darrell worked as an Over the Road truck driver and as a Diesel truck mechanic.

Darrell has been a life member of the DAV since 2002 and is currently serving as the Jr. Vice Commander and a Service Officer.

Ed Morris
Ed is the Chapter Chaplain. Ed joined the Marine Corps in 1968. After leaving in the early 70's, he rejoined in 1977 and separated in 1987. He has lived in Jacksonville since 1977. Ed has been married to his wife, Nancy, for 46 years; they have 3 grown children. He is a full life member of the DAV and in addition to serving as Chaplain, he is also a service officer.

John Bryant Jr.
John is the Immediate Past Commander of Chapter 16, has served as the Chapter Commander for the past 3 years. Retiring from U.S. Marine Corps in 2002 he is a Desert Shield/Desert Storm combat veteran and a service connected disabled veteran. John has a Bachelors’ of Science degree in Political Science from Campbell University and joined the DAV in 2003. He is a full-life member and a member of the DAV’s “Trench Rats”. He has served in various positions within the Chapter to include Sr. Vice Commander, Jr. Vice Commander, and Bingo Chairman. John is very active within the Onslow County Community and is also a member of Rolling Thunder NC-5 and several other veterans’ organizations. He and his wife Karen have 3 children, Laura, Danielle, and Markus.