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2017 Chapter Photos

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CrossTimbersDistRoundtable

Jan. 10, 2017 Compatriot John Anderson presented the "SAR and You" video with focus on the SAR Eagle Scout Scholarship opportunities available to the BSA Cross Timbers District Roundtable.

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Anniversary

Jan. 14, 2017 In attendance for the 23rd Anniversary of the TX SAR Arlington Chapter meeting were:
Compatriots Dennis Walton, Nicolas Hamilton, Grant Hamilton, Ned Myers, Kevin Jorrey, Richard Coffey, Levi Walker, John Anderson, David Friels, Jerry Cope, Roger Wehr, Dick Lee and Ron Carter.

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UNT-Willis Lib

Jan. 26, 2017 Compatriot John Anderson, Compatriot Kevin Jorrey and Compatriot Mike Hutchins delivered last year's materials to the UNT Willis Library for the Texas SAR Archives.

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G.Gieger

Feb. 11, 2017 President John Anderson thanks Compatriot Gerry Gieger of the Ft. Worth Major K.M. Van Zandt chapter for his presentation on Lineage Societies with focus of eligibility requirements in the War of 1812 and Sons of the Republic of Texas.

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R.Martin

Feb. 11, 2017 Compatriot Richard Martin
receives the War Service Medal & Certificate
for his U.S. Air Force activities during Operation Desert Storm.

A.Husch

Feb. 11, 2017 Candidate Allan Husch
receives the Vietnam ERA Pin for his military service in that period.

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Colleyville

Mar. 1, 2017 President John Anderson and Compatriot Jerry Cope presented the SAR and You Video to the Colleyville Genealogy Society

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E.PoliceServSta

Mar. 2, 2017 Compatriots Ron Carter, John Anderson, Roger Wehr, and Jerry Cope present the SAR Law Enforcement Medal to Cpl. Damien Gary as Arlington's 2016 Officer of the Year at the E. Police Service Station, Arlington TX

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Arl TX Stake

Mar. 4, 2017 Compatriots Jerry Cope, John Anderson and Ron Carter manned the table at the "Arl Hisory Stake Family History Center" seeking genealogy enthusiasts

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Meritorious Medal

Mar. 11, 2017 Chapter President John Anderson, awards Compatriot Kevin Jorrey with the Meritorious Service Medal for his tremendous efforts over the year.

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Officer Inductions

Mar. 11, 2017 TX SAR Reg. 5 V.P. Ron Carter inducted the new 2017 Chapter Officers: Chapter President John Anderson, Chapter Registrar Kevin Jorrey, Chapter Secretary David Friels, Chapter Sgt-at-Arms Bill Covington, Chapter Chaplain Bob Wehr and Chapter Historian Mike Hutchins.
(not pictured are Chapter V.P. Roger Wehr and Chapter Treasurer Dennis Walton)

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Commander Bill Watts
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Mar. 11 meeting

Mar. 11, 2017 Commander Bill Watts, issued Certficates of Rank to our Color Guard members Jerry Cope, Ron Carter and Bill Covington.

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AGS

Mar. 14, 2017 Compatriots Ron Carter and John Anderson contributed to the Lineage Society Panel at the Arlington Genealogy Society.
Compatriot Anderson presented the SAR Society.
Compatriot Carter presented the Mayflower & Carter Societies.

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Mar. 18, 2017 Compatriot Bill Covington was honored at the TX DAR Convention in Dallas as their 2017 Texas History Teacher of the Year by TX DAR Historian Zia Calaway Lowe and TX DAR Regent Judy Callaway Ostler.
Pictured l-r: June & Bill Covington, Lynda Mynar and father Dick Lee, Meg & John Anderson and Linda & Richard Martin.

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Mar. 30, 2017 TX SAR Past President Judge Ed Butler
hosted an "Open House" Thursday evening of the Convention.
left: Meg & John Anderson and right: Jerry & Gloria Cope

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Apr. 1, 2017 In attendance at the
TX SAR Convention in San Antonio, TX were
back: Jerry Cope, James Alderman, Ron Turner
front: John Anderson, Mike Connelly, Gerry Gieger, Russell Leavens

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Apr. 8, 2017 Compatriot Dick Lee was recognized by Regent Susan Cothran of the Sarah Maples DAR Chapter for his military service.
And was awarded the SAR Chapter Distinguished Service Medal and his SAR 5 Year Pin before celebrating his 90th Birthday. His daughter Linda Myner and family were attending.

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Apr. 8, 2017 Compatriot Wally Penny was inducted with his wife Elaine and sister Kay Pearson assisting. He descends from Patriot Caleb Penny who provided supplies and was a Grand Juror in N. Carolina.

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Apr. 8, 2017 Jerry Cope and grandson Marshall Cope joined the N. Texas SAR Color Guard at the Medal of Honor Parade in Gainsville, TX

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Apr. 14-15, 2017 Compatriots David Friels and Jerry Cope joined in at various Color Guard events during April.

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Apr. 26 – May 12, 2017 Compatriots Roger Wehr, Gary Faletti, John Anderson, David Friels and Jerry Cope presented this year's ROTC and JROTC Awards.

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Apr. 29, 2017 Compatriots Bill Covington, John Anderson and Jerry Cope attended the TX St. Historical Marker Rededication Ceremony held by the TX SAR Edmund Terrill Chapter at the Oakwood Cemetery in Denison, TX. The grave sites of Dr. Lawrence & Martha Washington, gt nephew of George Washington, were cleaned up and rededicated.

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TX SAR Color Guard

May 7, 2017 Lead by the TX DAR Lucretia C. Council Chapter, the Arlington Historical Society and the City of Arlington was the Johnson Tate Cemetery Cleanup Kickoff project. Amoung those in attendance were current TX DAR Chapter Regent Marilyn Funderburk, current Arlington Major Jeff William, and TX SAR Compatriots Bobby Greshan, Dave Davidson, Jerry Cope, Bill Covington and John Anderson

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May 13, 2017 President John Anderson
presented a Certificate of Appreciation to the
Southern Receipes Grill for continually
providing us a quality meeting location

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May 13, 2017 Compatriot Allan Husch
was inducted. He descends from Patriot Adam Wise
who Suffered Depredation in PA

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May 13, 2017 Compatriot Ron Carter received his
TX SAR Certificate of Appreciation Awards due from the Annual Convention

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June 10, 2017 Junior Compatriot M. Cope was inducted. He and grandfather Jerry Cope descend from Patriot John McKinney Jr who was a Pvt. under Capt Thomas Ballard in N.C. Continenal Line.

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June 10, 2017 President John Anderson
presented Certificate of Appreciations to Compatriots
Richard Coffey, Roger Wehr and David Friels
for their efforts in setting up the chapter Community reward programs

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June 10, 2017 The Military Service Medal to new Compatriot Wally Penny

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June 23–24, 2017 The N. TX SAR Color Guard graciously supports the Arlington possession and funeral of WW II Navy Seaman 1st Class George A. Coke, Jr.
In attendance Fri. were Compatriots Walt Thomas, Gerry Gieger, Montie Monzingo, Drake Peddie and Jerry Cope.
In attendance Sat. were Commander Ted Wilson and Compatriot BSA Gary Faletti.
(more information is available at the Star-Telegram and Dallas Morning News)

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July 8, 2017 Arlington Firefighters Kevin Pittmon and Joel Lopez were recognized as Firemen of the Year 2016

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Pinkerton

July 8, 2017 Compatriot John Pinkerton
was inducted. He descends from Patriot John Pinkerton
who was a Pvt. under Capt. John Ramsey in Penn Militia.

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July 8, 2017 Compatriot Jerry Cope had a
Supplemental approved.
He descends from Patriot John McKinney, Jr. who
was a Pvt. under Capt. Thomas Ballad in Rutherford Co, NC.

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July 8, 2017
The Military Service Medal to new Compatriot Allan Husch

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July 8, 2017
A 25 Year Certificate and Pin
were presented to Compatriot Joe Sogan.

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Aug. 12, 2017 Tom Dodson of the Arlington Historical Society presented a program on the Historic Bankhead Hwy with emphasis on the historic Texas and Arlington's Division St sections.

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Aug. 12, 2017 Compatriot Gary Faletti is presented with a Certificate of Appreciation for his leadership in the Youth Protection Training conducted earlier this summer. He also received the NSSAR Robert E. Burt award for his career long BSA Scouter activities.

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Aug. 12, 2017 Compatriot John Pinkerton is presented with a Military Service Award

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Aug. 12, 2017 Compatriot Ron Carter is presented with his 10 Year Certificate of Membership. Compatriots Roger Wehr & Bob Wehr are presented with their 5 Year Certificate of Membership.

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Aug. 29, 2017 The SAR Martha Washington Medal was presented to Lorna Rankin, current and Founding Regent of the TX DAR Quanah Parker Chapter, for her several TX SAR Arlington chapter membership referrals. Pictured with her are Compatriots David Friels, Ned Myers, Art Brucks, Ron Carter and John Anderson

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F.Dawson

Sept. 9, 2017 Compatriot Frank Dawson was inducted with his Bill Covington assisting. He descends from Patriot Orin Day who was a Private in the Vermont Militia.

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John Anderson
Ron Capps
Ron Carter
Richard Coffey
Frank Dawson
David Friels
James Gibson
Will Graham
Grant Hamilton
Allan Husch
Dick Lee
Richard Martin
Ned Myers
Bob Pope
Dennis Walton
Bob Wehr

Sept. 9, 2017 Each attendee contributed their Patriot to the Patriot Roll Call

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Oct. 5-18 On five days, Arlington Compatriots John Anderson, Mike Hutchins, Richard Coffey and David Friels attended and supported the TX SAR table at the Texas State Fair in the Jane Douglas Chapter DAR Continental House.

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Oct. 22, 2017 The TX C.A.R. Three Forks of Trinity chapter invited the TX SAR Arlington chapter for the TX SAR Junior member induction of J. Meller. He descends from Patriot Lewis Jenkins who was a Private in the N. Carolina Militia.

Mother and Past C.A.R. Chapter Leader, Andre Meller received the SAR-C.A.R. Bronze Medal and Certificate of Appreciation.

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Nov. 5, 2017 - Compatriots Joe Sogan and wife Marci and Bob Pope and wife Becky attended the Black Tie TX SAR Dallas Chapter Fall Gala at the Cavanaugh Flight Museum in Addison, TX

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USCIS

Nov. 9, 2017 - Compatriot Jerry Cope attended with others the Naturalization Ceremony in Irving, TX

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5yr Service

Nov. 11, 2017 Compatriot Richard Coffey
receives his 5 year service pin and certificate

TxStFair

Nov. 11, 2017 Compatriots John Anderson,
Richard Coffey and David Friels
receive a certificate for supporting the
TX SAR at the DAR House of the Texas State Fair

Chapter Military

Nov. 11, 2017 - Attending our Veterans Day meeting with Miliary Service backgrounds are: Ron Carter, Alan Husch, Bob Wehr, Kevin Jorrey, Tim Lockhart, Will Graham, Wally Penny, Dick Lee, David Friels and John Pinkerton

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Veterans Parade

Nov. 11, 2017 - Compatriot Jerry Cope joined the
N. TX Color Guard at the Veterans Day Parade
in downtown Ft. Worth, TX

Massing Colors

Nov. 12, 2017 - Compatriot Jerry Cope joined the
N. TX Color Guard at the Massing of Colors
at the Presbyterian Churth in Ft. Worth, TX