Ray o sm2Ray Orland, Area IV Vice President

Ray Orland retired in January of 2001 from Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair (SUPSHIP) Portsmouth, VA as a Contract Specialist with over 37 years of service. Ray graduated from Cradock High School, Portsmouth, VA. After graduation, Ray attended ODU and then signed up for Apprentice School at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, VA. Ray was drafted into the Army and served 2 years. After serving in the Army, Ray returned to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and graduated from the Apprentice School. Ray has been a member of NARFE for over 10 years and is starting his second term as president. Presiding over the meeting, Ray strives to make the meetings informative and enjoyable.

Virginia Area IV Chapters

  • 1697 BRENTWOOD
    Meets 2nd Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Deep Creek Community Center
  • 1682 CHESAPEAKE
    Meets 1st Tuesday of each month (except July and August) at the Lifestyle Fitness Center of Chesapeake General Hospital promptly at 12:00 with catered lunch, business meeting at 1:00
  • 1293 CHURCHLAND
    Meets 2nd Tuesday at 12:00 Noon at Dennis’ Spaghetti and Steak House on Western Branch Blvd, Chesapeake, VA
  • 63 PORTSMOUTH
    Meets 3rd Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Third Baptist Church in Portsmouth
  • 1743 SUFFOLK
    The chapter meets at 8:15am on the third Wednesday of each month (except July and August) at Lake Prince Woods lunchroom, 100 Anna Goode Way, Suffolk, VA. Directions can be obtained by calling Lake Prince Woods at 757-923-5504.