• New Bern Chapter Inducts Two New Members

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    On September 14, the New Bern Chapter inducted two new members: David Wayt whose Patriot Ancestor was Captain Joseph McDowell of the NC militia and fought at the Battle of Kings Mountain; and Dr. James Warren who Patriot Ancestor was Richard Warren, a Justice of the Peace. Pictured from left to right are: Jay DeLoach, […]

  • New Bern Chapter VP Receives Distinguished Service Medal

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    Dr. Bob Ainsley, NC SAR New Bern Chapter VP, received the Chapter Distinguished Service Medal for his work in establishing a Chapter Educational program, directing the Wreath Across America fundraiser, and contributions to support Boys State and Girls State. Pictured from left to right: Jay DeLoach, New Bern Chapter President, presenting the Chapter Distinguished Service […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Good Citizenship Metal to Chapter Member

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    Judge Ken McCotter, one of the longest serving New Bern Chapter members, was awarded a Silver Good Citizenship Medal for his significant leadership contributions in federal, state, and local organizations such as U.S. Magistrate Judge, Past President of the New Bern Historical Society, Craven Community College Foundation Board Member, and New Bern Chamber of Commerce […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Certificate of Appreciation

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    The NC SAR New Bern Chapter presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Moore’s Old Tyme BBQ of New Bern. During the past year, the New Bern Chapter has been using their separate dining facility, to hold Chapter meetings, where their excellent service is enjoyed by all. Pictured from left to right: Moore’s Old Tyme BBQ […]

  • New Bern Chapter President Makes Presentation On Admiral David Farragut

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    On October 25-26, the New Bern Chapter President, Jay DeLoach, gave a presentation on “Admiral David Farragut – The Spanish & North Carolina Family Connection” to the 115 attendees at the 2019 Francis Marion Symposium in Manning, SC. His presentation highlighted Admiral Farragut’s father, George Farragut, who was a Spaniard who fought for SC and […]

  • New Bern Chapter President Gives Presentation Regarding Barbour Boat Works

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    As a lead up to Veterans Day, New Bern Chapter President Jay DeLoach gave a presentation on the 14 wooden-hull warships built by Barbour Boat Works during World War II on November 3 at the North Carolina History Center of Tryon Palace. The presentation covered the combat operations of the minesweepers, net layers, and salvage […]

  • Past New Bern Chapter Jr Member Receives AF JROTC Award

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    On 24 October, Caden Danielson, a Jr Member of the SAR, was awarded “Air Force JROTC Cadet of Semester” at his High School in Valrico, Fla. Until he recently transferred his membership to a Florida Chapter, Caden was a member of the NC SAR, New Bern Chapter. Caden is also a member of the Jr […]

  • New Bern Chapter Members Attend Nationalization Ceremony

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    On November 6th, members of the New Bern Chapter of the SAR, along with the Richard Dobbs Spaight Chapter of the DAR, watched more than two dozen people officially become U.S. citizens. The Naturalization ceremony was held at the History Center, at the Tryon Palace, in New Bern. U.S. District Judge Louise Flanagan led the […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Flag Certificate to Local Bank

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    On October 28th, Lee Purcell, Flag Chairman for the New Bern Chapter of the NC SAR, presented an American Flag certificate to Bill Green, VP and Business Services Officer, and his staff, at BBT, [Branch Banking and Trust Company], located at 375 South Front Street, in New Bern. The SAR Flag Certificate is presented to […]

  • SAR Color Guardsmen Presents Colors in New Bern

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    On September 17, SAR Color Guardsmen from the NC SAR New Bern Chapter and General George Washington Chapter, plus a Color Guardsmen from the SC SAR Francis Marion Chapter, presented the colors at the Ringing of the Bells ceremony hosted by the NC DAR Richard Dobbs Spaight Chapter of New Bern. The ceremony was held […]

  • New Bern Chapter President Gives Presentation to DAR Chapter

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    On October 9, Jay DeLoach, New Bern Chapter President, gave a presentation on the “American Revolution – A Maritime Conflict”, to members of the DAR, Otway Burns Chapter, in Emerald Isle, NC.

  • New Bern Chapter Co-Sponsors BBQ for Army National Guard

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    On September 9th, the New Bern Chapter of the NC Sons of the American Revolution co-sponsored a Family Day barbeque for the 125 National Guard personnel and their families (~ 300 people total) of the 694th Maintenance Company of New Bern. The 694th Unit is scheduled to deploy to Kuwait in October. The New Bern […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Certificates of Appreciation to Veteran’s Organizations

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    During the October Craven County Veterans Council meeting, Jay DeLoach, President of the New Bern Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, presented “Certificates of Appreciation”, to those organizations who supported the September 15 BBQ, which honored the New Bern National Guard, 694th Maintenance Company. The 694th will be deploying to Kuwait later this […]

  • New Bern Chapter Hosts Justice Paul Newby of the NC Supreme Court

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    On Friday, 20 September 2019, the New Bern Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), the Richard Dobbs Spaight Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the North Carolina History Center, at the Tryon Palace in New Bern, sponsored a day of presentations made by Senior Associate Justice Paul Newby […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Flag Certificate

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    On Sept 11, 2019, the New Bern Chapter of the NC SAR, presented an American Flag certificate to the Courtyard New Bern Riverfront Hotel. The SAR Flag Certificate is presented to organizations and businesses, in recognition of their “Exemplary Patriotism in displaying the Flag of the United States of America”.  The Courtyard, part of the […]

  • New Bern Chapter, Bronze Level Sponsor for Upcoming American Legion Benefit

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    The New Bern Chapter of the NC SAR, is a Bronze Level Sponsor of the upcoming “Stars and Stripes” benefit show, scheduled for Sept 14th at 7:30 p.m. at Grover C. Fields Performing Arts Center, 2000 Dr. M.L.K. Blvd.  The Stars & Stripes event is a night of musical entertainment, to benefit the Whitehurst-Ware American […]

  • New Bern Chapter Conducts Dry Run for 2020 New Bern Resolves Ceremony

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    On the morning of Saturday, August 24th, the NC SAR, New Bern Chapter, along with several other organizations, conducted a “dry run” of a ceremony, which will formally take place in 2020, in observance of the “New Bern Resolves”. The ceremony was held at the site of the 1st and 2nd North Carolina Provincial Congresses. […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Flag Certificate

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    On August 21st, Gary Gillette, of the New Bern Chapter of the NC Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), and also an American Legion member, presented a Flag Certificate to the American Legion, Post 539 of New Bern. The SAR Flag Certificate is presented to organizations and businesses, in recognition of their “Exemplary Patriotism in […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Law Enforcement Commendation Medal

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    On August 13th the New Bern Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution awarded the Law Enforcement Commendation Medal to Officer Stephen Humphrey of the Trent Woods Police Department. Rear Admiral Jay DeLoach (US Navy, Ret.), President of the New Bern Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, made the presentation to Officer […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Flag Certificate to the City of New Bern

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    The New Bern Chapter of the NC Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) presented a Flag Certificate to the City of New Bern. The SAR Flag Certificate is presented to organizations and businesses, in recognition of their “Exemplary Patriotism in displaying the Flag of the United States of America”. Pictured from left to right are: […]