• DAR Member Presented Veterans Award

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    Gary Gillette, NCSSAR New Bern Chapter Registrar and also the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) New Bern Chapter 886 President, attended a quarterly North Carolina VVA meeting on February 16th. Each year at this time, the “Linwood Lang” award, is presented by the NC VVA, to an individual who has demonstrated outstanding, exemplary service to […]

  • Presentation Given on “The American Revolution – A Maritime Conflict”

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    On February 16, New Bern Chapter President Jay DeLoach gave a presentation on “The American Revolution – A Maritime Conflict” to a packed room of the monthly NCSSAR Raleigh Chapter meeting at the Red, Hot, and Blue Restaurant. The attendees offered many positive comments on how they now had a better understanding of the significant […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Award to Young Marine

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    On behalf of the Patriot Isaac Carter Chapter, the New Bern Chapter presented the Bronze Good Citizenship Medal to Young Marine Sgt. Jaiden McElyea of the Swansboro Young Marines on Friday night, February 1, at the Swansboro VFW Hall. YM Sgt. McElyea earned this award based on his outstanding citizenship, leadership, and service to his […]

  • Poster Contest presented to Belmont 5th Grade

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    Ken Wilson, a member of the Halifax Resolves Chapter of the NC Sons of the American Revolution, recently visited the 5th grade students at Belmont ES to present the SAR Americanism Poster contest for 2019.  The topic will be a Patriot from the Revolutionary War.  Wilson explained that the individual they picked could be someone […]

  • Manning ES Students Visited by SAR

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    Manning ES 4th and 5th grade students were visited by Halifax Resolves SAR member Ken Wilson who informed them of the upcoming SAR Americanism Poster Contest.  The theme this year is a Revolutionary War Patriot.  After reviewing a few of the better known Patriots, such as Washington, Jefferson and Adams, Wilson encouraged the students to […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents American Flag at Habitat Home Opening

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    Compatriots of the New Bern Chapter of the NC Sons of the American Revolution participated in the Habitat for Humanity Home Dedication on Sunday afternoon, January 27, at 822 Howard Street in New Bern. Chapter Flag Chairman Lee Purcell and Chapter President Jay DeLoach performed a flag raising ceremony followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. […]

  • New Bern Chapter Attends Battle of Cowan’s Ford

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    New Bern Chapter President Jay DeLoach and Vice President Bob Ainsley participated in the 238th Anniversary of the Battle of Cowan’s Ford on January 26 at the Hopewell Presbyterian Church in Huntersville, NC. The commemoration ceremony was hosted by Mecklenburg Chapter of the North Carolina Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. The Battle […]

  • Captain John Paul Jones Visits New Bern Elementary School

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    On January 22nd, Third graders at the Bangert Elementary School in New Bern, had a very special visit by Captain John Paul Jones. During his visit, Captain Jones gave a presentation, and answered questions, regarding how the Revolutionary War affected their town of New Bern. Captain Jones also talked about George Washington’s visit to New […]

  • New Bern SAR Chapter Installs New Officers for 2019

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    During the January meeting, held at Moore’s Olde Tyme BBQ, newly elected officers for the Sons of the American Revolution, New Bern Chapter, were installed. Presiding over the installation was the NC SAR State President, George K. Strunk (who is also the George Washington Chapter President). In addition to the regular meeting, the SAR State […]

  • Halifax Resolves SAR Visits Halifax Academy

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    Halifax Resolves SAR member Ken Wilson recently visited two classes at Halifax Academy.  First, the fifth grade students were informed about the upcoming SAR Americanism Poster contest, the subject of which is a Revolutionary War Patriot.  The rules were explained and numerous questions asked and answered before Wilson mentioned some of the notable Patriots who […]

  • DeLoach Presents Farragutt at Halifax Resolves Meeting

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    New Bern Chapter President-elect Jay DeLoach was the guest speaker at the January meeting of the Halifax Resolves chapter.  His presentation, entitled “Admiral Farragutt –  The North Carolina and Spanish Connections” was very informative and captivated the attention of the membership.  At the conclusion, DeLoach was presented with a Certificate of Appreciation by Halifax Resolves […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Certificate of Appreciation to New Bern Library

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    The New Bern Chapter of the NC Sons of the American Revolution presented a Certificate of Appreciation to the New Bern-Craven County Public Library in gratitude for the use of their conference rooms during 2018. Present during the presentation were Jessica Mewborn, Eileen Nelson, Victor Jones, Cassandra Hunsucker, Jay DeLoach (SAR Chapter VP), Melissa Jones, […]

  • SAR Chapter Officers Talk at Elementery School About Veterans Day

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    On November 13th, Mrs. Cromer’s class had the privilege to talk to some very special veterans. Rear Admiral Jay DeLoach (U.S. Navy), Sergeant Gary Gillette (U.S. Air Force), Master Gunnery Sergeant Ron Perez (U.S. Marine Corps) and Chief Warrant Officer Karen Hacker (U.S. Marine Corps) came to her classroom to talk with her 3rd graders […]

  • New Bern Chapter Registrar Meets With Elementary School Children

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    During the morning of November 9th, Gary Gillette, President of the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 886, and also Registrar of the New Bern SAR Chapter, along with Ron Perez, of the VFW Post 2514, participated in a Veterans Day program at the Bangert Elementary School in New Bern. During a very interactive program, Gary […]

  • New Bern Chapter Registrar Presents VVA Memorial Plaque

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    Over the years that Chapter 886, of the Vietnam Veteran of America, has been visiting the NC Veterans Home in Kinston, Chapter members, and their families, have had the pleasure of meeting and getting to know many great men and women who reside there. However, one man stood out to all, Mr Isaac Pope. During […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents JROTC Award

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    On Wednesday, May 30th, two members of the New Bern Chapter of the NC Sons of the American Revolution participated in the Havelock High School Naval JROTC Awards Ceremony. Rear Admiral Jay DeLoach, US Navy (Retired), Chapter Vice President, presented the SAR Bronze JROTC Cadet Medal to Cadet Ian Ramirez-Gomez for outstanding citizenship and leadership. […]

  • New Bern Chaptr Presents Eagle Scout Award

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    On Sunday afternoon of April 15th, Troop 97 held an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Bennett Houston at the Beech Grove United Methodist Church in New Bern. During the ceremony, Rear Admiral Jay DeLoach, US Navy (Retired) and VP of the New Bern Chapter of the NC Sons of the American Revolution, spoke to […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents SAR Enhanced Outstanding JROTC Cadet Award

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    On December 19, the New Bern Chapter of the NC Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) presented the SAR Enhanced Outstanding JROTC Cadet Award to Cadet Annie Anderson of the Pamlico High School Naval JROTC unit during their Change of Command and Award Ceremony. Cadet Anderson, who was promoted to the unit’s Chief of Staff […]

  • New Bern Chapter Awards Outstanding Eagle Scout Medal

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    The New Bern Chapter of the NC Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) awarded the SAR Chapter Outstanding Eagle Scout medal and a check for $100 to Eagle Scout Nicholas Potter of Troop 13. Nicholas will go on to compete at the state level in the Arthur M. & Berdena King Eagle Scout Contest where […]

  • New Bern Chapter at Great Bridge

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    On December 8, members of the New Bern Chapter participated in the Color Guard for the commemoration of the Battle of Great Bridge held in the Chesapeake City Hall. The Battle of Great Bridge, fought on December 9, 1775, was a victory by Virginia and North Carolina militia forces that led to the departure of […]