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TX SAR Arlington Chapter

Jan. 9, 2016 Attending Membership and Guests of the TX SAR Arlington Chapter
Compatriot David Friels, Ned Myers (guest), Compatriot Richard Coffey, Compatriot Nicolas Hampton, Compatriot Grant Hampton, Compatriot Dennis Walton, Compatriot Kevin Jorrey, Compatriot Mike Hutchins, Compatriot James Gibson, Compatriot Bill Covington, Compatriot Dick Lee, Compatriot Roger Wehr, Compatriot Bob Wehr, Compatriot John Anderson

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Korean War Assoc.

Jan. 9, 2016 Larry Kinard and A.J. Key of the local Gen Walton H. Walker Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association presented a program to expand the public awareness of the war efforts and status quo.

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Mansfield DAR

Jan. 23, 2016 at Mansfield DAR Open House with
Compatriot Bill Covington, Organizing Regent Lorna Rankin, Compatriot John Anderson

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Hutchins Induction
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Feb. 13, 2016 Mike Hutchins, Sr lead the way for his family inductions, five adults total.
Compatriot Billy Scott Finnell cousin, Compatriot Doug L. Hutchins brother, Compatriot Billy Bob Finnell uncle, Compatriot Mike B. Hutchins, Jr. son, and Compatriot Mike B. Hutchins, Sr. They descend from Patriot Stephen Beckham.

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Feb. 13, 2016 Corey N. Walker lead the way for his family inductions, four adults and five juniors.
Attending are: Compatriot Joseph L. Walker son, Compatriot Aaron L. Walker grandson, Compatriot Levi Walker father, and Compatriot Corey Walker.
Unable to attend are: Compatriot Jacob J. Walker son, Compatriot Jason J. Walker grandson, Compatriot Heath T. Walker grandson, Compatriot Russell Mirabelli nephew, and Compatriot Andrew Mirabelli nephew. They descend from Patriot William Curlee.

SAR Oration Practice Session

Feb. 13, 2016 Welcome to the visiting Ft. Worth, Major K.M. Van Zandt chapter and their guest for a practice session in the SAR High School Oration Contest. Pictured are contestant Cole Harper, and parents. He'll do a great job at the TX Society Annual Convention on Apr. 2, 2016

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Arlington History Fair

Mar. 5, 2016 Family History Center at the Arlington Texas Stake, Morman church. Attended by Compatriot Richard Coffey, Compatriot Ron Carter and Compatriot John Anderson at the Family Search Center

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New Officers

Mar. 12, 2016 TX SAR President Compatriot Larry Steven inducted new officers:
President Compatriot John Anderson, Vice President Compatriot Roger Wehr, Secretary Compatriot David Friels, Treasurer Compatriot Dennis Walton, Registrar & Historian Compatriot Kevin Jorrey, and Chaplain Compatriot Bob Wehr.
The Reception & Grave Marking Ceremony immediately followed.

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N. TX SAR Color Guard

Mar. 12, 2016 Arlington, TX City Cemetery North TX SAR Color Guard, Don't foret the flag!

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Mar. 12, 2016 Arlington, TX City Cemetery
North TX SAR Color Guard, Fire & Smoke

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TX SAR Past Presidents Grave Marking Cememony
Compatriot Dr. Valin R. Woodward, Sr 1890-1969, TX SAR Pres. 1935,
Compatriot Hon. Benton C. Collins 1893-1972, TX SAR Pres. 1942

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Ellen Woodward, Sarah W. Shea, Valin R. Shea,
Bill Woodward, Brianna Woodward, Banks Woodward
and current TX SAR Pres. Larry Stevens

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Current TX SAR Pres. Larry Stevens,
Jerry D. Collins, and Arlington Chapter Pres. John Anderson

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Mar. 31 – Apr. 2, 2016
TX SAR Annual Convention at Richardson, TX

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Arlington Pres. Compatriot John Anderson
and V.P. Dist 5 Compatriot Ron Carter

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Apr. 1, 2016 Host Chapters Plano and East Fork of Trinity present our Compatriot Bill Covington with a "Good Citizenship Certificate" for his support of the TX SAR Convention

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Apr. 1, 2016 From Arlington: V.P. Dist 5 Compatriot Ron Carter, Compatriot Bill Covington, and Compatriot John Anderson attending

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Apr. 9, 2016 At our chapter meeting at the Fielder House Museum Compatriot Bill Covington presented "Hessian Prisoners of War in Lancaster Co, PA"

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May 6, 2016 Compatriot David Friels presented a "Bronze ROTC Medal & Certificate" at Legacy High in Mansfield, TX"

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May 10, 2016 Compatriot David Friels presented a "Bronze ROTC Medal & Certificate" at Lake Ridge High in Mansfield, TX"

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May 13, 2016 Compatriots John Anderson and Dick Lee at Timberview High

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May 14, 2016 New member and Compatriot Ned Myers was inducted with his wife Susan assisting. He descends from Patriot James Coe of Capt. Booth's Guard of Conn.

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May 14, 2016 Compatriot Joe Sogan is a new dual state member from the Ohio Society

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May 19, 2016 Compatriot David Friels at Arlington High

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May 20, 2016 Compatriot Ron Carter presents the Americanism Poster Contest Awards to Grace Lutheran Elementary School

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May 25, 2016 Compatriot Ron Carter presents the Americanism Poster Contest Awards to Miller Elementary School

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May 26, 2016 Compatriot Ron Carter presents the Americanism Poster Contest Awards to Key Elementary School

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June 11, 2016 Special Guest Bobby Gresham and Commander of the Ft. Worth Maj. K.M. VanZandt TX SAR Chapter Color Guard gave a presentation to the Arlington Chapter about joining their Color Guard and the uniform and rifle options.

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June 11, 2016 New member and Compatriot Jerry Cope was inducted with his wife Gloria assisting. He descends from Patriot John McKenney of Capt. Ballard & Col. Henderson command in NC.

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June 11, 2016 As Special Liaison to the C.A.R., TX SAR Compatriot Ron Carter traveled to San Marcos to present the Texas Society Children of the American Revolution (T.S.C.A.R.) information regarding the TX SAR – C.A.R. Essay Contest and a $500 donation. The check was presented to Taylor Walters, 2016-17 State Pres. of T.S.C.A.R. and to Compatriot Joe Sogan who is the T.S.C.A.R.'s Sr. State Pres.

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July 9, 2016 Compatriot James Gibson presented his program on his book "A War Without Rifles" in the Am. Rev. War period difference in design and use of muskets vs rifles.

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July 9, 2016 New member and Compatriot Kevin Hurley was inducted with his wife Jennifer assisting. He descends from Patriot Pvt. Andrew Dillman of the PA. Continental line 2nd Regiment.

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July 9, 2016 Compatriot James Harris is a new chapter member and transfer from the Florida Society. He descends from Patriot Pvt. Terrance Conner of Col. Morgan's Regiment of the VA. Continental line.

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July 9, 2016 Recent new Compatriot Jerry Cope has quickly acquired his Color Guard Uniform and has become a member of the N. Texas SAR Color Guard.

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July 9, 2016 Chapter President John Anderson leads the meeting. TX SAR Dist 5 Regional VP and chapter member Ron Carter informs us of current activities. Chapter Secretary David Friels reviews last months minutes.

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Aug. 13, 2016 Compatriot Art Brucks was inducted with Sgt-At-Arms Compatriot Bill Covington assisting. He descends from Patriot Sarah Boone Wilcoxson who assisted her brother Daniel Boone defend Ft. Boonesborough, KY.

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Aug. 13, 2016 Compatriot David Friels presented his program on "Our Constitution."

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Aug. 13, 2016 Our meeting members enjoy Compatriot Dick Lee's "Comments of the Day".

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Aug. 26, 2016 Compatriot Jerry Cope (3rd from right) assisted the N. Texas Color Guard with the Naturalization Ceremony at the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services in Irving, TX

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Sept. 10, 2016 Compatriots Bill Watts and Jerry Cope Posted the Colors

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Sept. 10, 2016 New members and Compatriots Jim Benton, Sr. and Compatriots James Benton, Jr. were inducted. They descend from Patriot Pvt. Daniel Treadaway of the SC Militia.

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Sept. 10, 2016 Compatriot Bill Watts of the TX SAR E. Fork of Trinity chapter gave the program on the Last Man Standing about the Patriots that lived long enough to have their pictures taken in later life.

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Military Service Medals

Oct. 8, 2016 Compatriot Dick Lee awarded the Military Service Medal to Compatriots David Friels, Kevin Jorrey & Jerry Cope for their various efforts in the Vietnam era.

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Meeting Audience

Oct. 8, 2016 A break in the Arlington chapter meeting agenda leads to various discussions.

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Oct. 8, 2016 New member and Compatriot C. Taylor Wolfe
was inducted with his DAR mother Stacey Browning assisting.
He descends from Patriot Thomas Gresham of VA.

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Oct. 8, 2016 New Terrel Chapter DAR member
Stacey Browning gave a program on Rev. War Era Clocks
on display at the DAR Museum in Washington DC.

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Several days in Oct. 2016, Compatriots and others represented the TX Society SAR local chapters in the Jane Douglas DAR House at the 2016 Texas State Fair

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Oct. 14-16, 2016 at the fall TX SAR Board of Managers in Austin were Arlington Compatriot John Anderson and wife Meg, Ft Worth Compatriot Mike Connelly and wife Sarah and TX SAR Dist 5 VP Compatriot Ron Carter.

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Oct. 15, 2016 Arlington Compatriot and TS CAR Sr Pres. Joe Sogan attended to address the TX SAR Board of Managers in Austin to spread the CAR news.

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Oct. 23, 2016 members of the Arlington TX SAR assisted with the "Organizating Meeting" of the new Quanah Parker DAR Chapter in Mansfield, TX. Chapter Regent Lorna Rankin, TX SAR Dist 5 VP Compatriot Ron Carter, Arlington Compatriots John Anderson, Bill Covington, and Jerry Cope.

Among those attending and representing the Nathaniel Winston DAR Chapter from Cleburne, TX are Chapter Regent Florence Dossett and Corresponding Secretary Peni Andrews.

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Nov. 12, 2016 Recent Arlington Chapter transferee from Iowa Richard Martin is recognized for his 10 years of service.

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Nov. 19, 2016 Compatriot and BSA Scout Associate Lodge Adviser in the Order of the Arrow Gary Faletti represented the TX SAR Arlington Chapter at the University of Scouting held at the Trinity River Campus of Tarrant County College

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Dec. 10, 2016 TX SAR President Mike Radcliff visited our chapter and brought us up-to-date of whats going on at the TX State level

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Dec. 10, 2016 Compatriot Ron Carter received the Military Service Medal and Compatriot Gary Faletti received his overdue 5 Year Service Pin

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Dec. 10, 2016 New Compatriots Steven T. Anderson, Grady D. Anderson and John D. Anderson, III were inducted. Father John D. Anderson, Jr and grandmother Janae Y. Harpool are included to represent four generations. They descend from Patriot John Youngblood of NC.

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Dec. 28, 2016 The Arlington Chapter Board of Managers met to review last year's activities, plan for the coming year and checkout the new resturant Country Kitchen Cafe. In attendance were Compatriots Dennis Walton, John Anderson, Ron Carter and Jerry Cope.