• New Bern Chapter Presents Flag Certificate

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    On 18 June, Robert Shuck of the NC SAR New Bern Chapter, presented a Flag Certificate to the Handy Mart in New Bern. The SAR Flag Certificate is presented to organizations and businesses, in recognition of their “Exemplary Patriotism in the display of the Flag of the United States of America”. Pictured from left to […]

  • New Bern Chapter Participates in Grave Marking

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    On 13 June, at the Cedar Grove Cemetery in New Bern, descendants of Captain Samuel L. Gerock, joined members of various organizations, to participate in a formal ceremony to honor Revolutionary Patriot, Samuel Gerock. Captain Gerock served in the German Battalion of the Continental Army from 1776-1778. The organizations joining the Gerock family were, N.C. […]

  • Joint Flag Retirement Held

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    Boy Scout Troop 144 in Roanoke Rapids along with the Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR conducted a Flag Day Flag Retirement ceremony at Veterans Parke in Roanoke.  Over 350 flags were retired with honor.  Attendees included newly elected Elizabeth Monforte-Ashe DAR Regent Mrs. Brenda Davis, the SAR, public officials, scouts and scout parents.  The Roanoke […]

  • New Bern Chapter Burys Grave Marker

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    Today, 10 June, at the Cedar Grove Cemetery in New Bern, SAR members participated in burying an SAR Grave Marking Stone, at the grave site of Patriot Samuel Gerock, who served in the German Battalion of the Continental Army from 1776-1778. The Marker was placed in preparation, for the Grave Marking ceremony with the DAR […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Flag Certificate

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    The New Bern Chapter of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) recognized the long-term efforts of the Taberna Flag Committee, led by Glen Killian, with a certificate presentation ceremony at the main entrance flagpole in the scorching morning heat on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Other members of the Flag Committee […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Flag Certificate

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    At the June 4th meeting of the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA), Chapter 886 of New Bern, Gary Gillette, Registrar of the NCSSAR New Bern Chapter, and VVA member, presented an SAR “Flag Certificate” to the VVA Chapter. The Flag Certificate is presented to organizations and businesses, in recognition of their “Exemplary Patriotism in the […]

  • NC SAR Brochure Winner Announced

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    The North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution recently announced the winner of the annual Americanism Brochure contest.  This year’s winner is Connor Johnson an 8th grade student at Chaloner Middle School in Roanoke Rapids.  Connor was presented a check for $250.00 for his winning entry.  His Social Studies teacher, Mr. James Rook, was presented […]

  • SAR Recognizes Eagle Scout

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    Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR Compatriot Ken Wilson recently attended the Court of Honor for Eagle Scout Austin Logan Johnson of BSA Troop 144, Lewis-Deanes District, East Carolina Council.  Wilson presented the new Eagle Scout with an SAR Certificate of Recognition “For outstanding achievement and exceptional leadership and citizenship evidenced by his attainment of the […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents JROTC Award

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    The New Bern Chapter of the NC Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) presented the Bronze Outstanding JROTC Cadet Medal to Cadet Ensign Connor Reagan with the New Bern High School Naval JROTC during their Annual Awards Banquet on May 31st.  The medal endeavors to foster the principle of “citizen-soldier” exemplified by the Minutemen and recipients are […]

  • New Bern Chapter Participates in Memorial Day Ceremony

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    On 27 May, Memorial Day, the Craven County Veterans Council (CCVC), hosted an event, where many Veteran and non-Veteran organizations met to place/display ceremonial wreaths at the New Bern National Cemetery.  The ceremony held at this cemetery, on this day, was similar to many other events/services being held at Cemeteries and Memorials around the world.  […]

  • Halifax Resolves Chapter Assists with Memorial Day Ceremony

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter participated in and assisted AmVets Posts 101 & 320 in the planning of the Memorial Day Ceremony at Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids. Past Chapter President Ken Wilson was the guest speaker whose message was “What is Memorial Day?”. In addition to Compatriot Wilson, Chapter VP Geoff Pittard along with Compatriots […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents JROTC Certificate

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    The New Bern Chapter presented the Bronze Outstanding JROTC Cadet Medal to Cadet Alicia Bryant, at the Havelock High School NJROTC Awards Ceremony on Thursday evening, May 23.  Pictured from left to right: Cadet Alicia Bryant and New Bern Chapter Past President, Rolf Maris.

  • New Bern Chapter Participates in Scouts Flag Event

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    On 25 May, several members of the New Bern Chapter, attended and participated in the Scouts Ceremony, at the New Bern National Cemetery.  After all the stories were told, poems were read and speeches were made, American flags were placed in front of all the Veteran’s Gravestones in the Cemetery.  It was a beautiful way […]

  • New Bern Chapter Member Receives Lifetime of Service Award

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    Ken McCotter, Past President of the New Bern Historical Society (NBHS) and a New Bern SAR Chapter member, received a Lifetime of Service Award during the 2019 New Bern Historical Society Awards Banquet on May 23.  Pictured from left to right:  Joe Hunt, NBHS President; Ken McCotter, New Bern SAR Chapter member; Pat McCotter, Ken’s […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Three Eagle Scout Certs

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    On 22 May 2019, during the Scout’s “Court of Honors Ceremony”, the New Bern Chapter, presented Eagle Scout Recognition Certificates to three new Eagle Scouts of Troop 132 of New Bern, NC. Pictured from left to right are Bob Ainsley, Vice-President New Bern Chapter, Eagle Scout Ben Flye, Eagle Scout Charlie Lewis, Eagle Scout Aidan […]

  • New Bern Chapter participates in Patriot’s Day

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    On May 18th, Compatriots Rolf Maris and Jay DeLoach of the New Bern SAR Chapter participated in the Color Guard and wreath laying ceremony in honor of Patriot’s Day at Alamance Battleground. Patriot’s Day commemorates Alamance County’s three 1781 Revolutionary battles – Pyle’s Defeat, Clapp’s Mill and Lindley’s Mill – plus the pre-Revolutionary May 16, […]

  • New Bern Chapter participates in Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence

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    On May 20th, members of the New Bern SAR Chapter ,participated in the Color Guard for the 244th Commemoration of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence, held in downtown Charlotte.

  • North Carolina Supreme Court Meets in New Bern

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    The North Carolina Supreme Court held two sessions in New Bern, NC on Wednesday, 15 May 2019 as part of their Bicentennial Celebration. Ken McCotter and Bob Ainsley, members of the NCSSAR, New Bern Chapter, served on the Planning Committee for the event.

  • New Bern Chapter Presents JROTC Award

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    On May 14, the New Bern Chapter presented the Bronze Outstanding JROTC Cadet Medal to Cadet Zander Pool at the West Carteret High School NJROTC Awards Ceremony.  Cadet Zander is a junior and also plays on the varsity lacrosse team.Pictured from left to right: Rear Admiral Jay DeLoach, USN (Ret.), New Bern Chapter President and […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Flag Cert.

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    On May 13, New Bern Chapter Flag Chairman, Lee Purcell, presented a Flag Certificate to Michelle Lynn, owner of the Country Biscuit in downtown New Bern.  The Flag Certificate is presented to those individuals, organizations, and companies who fly the American flag patriotically and properly.