• New Bern Chapter Participates in Color Guard for the DAR

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    Past Chapter President Rolf Maris (pictured on the far left with the drum) participated in the Color Guard on November 9 at the Major Benjamin May DAR Chapter House in Farmville, NC.  

  • Presentation on Revolutionary Uniforms Made During New Bern Chapter Meeting

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    During the November meeting of the New Bern SAR Chapter, Gary Rigg, Director of Interpretive Programs for the Tryon Place in New Bern, provided a presentation and demonstration, on Revolutionary uniforms, various personal items and rifles, during this period. The presentation was in anticipation of the New Bern Chapter developing it’s own “Color Guard”.   […]

  • New Bern Chapter Inducts Newest Member

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    On November 16, the New Bern Chapter inducted a new Compatriot Bruce Martin. His Patriot Ancestor was Richard Martin who enlisted in May 1777 at the age of 19 with the 4th regiment of the Maryland Continental Line. In September 1777, he was shot in the leg at the Battle of Brandywine Creek. He was […]

  • New Bern Chapter Awards Six Eagle Scouts Certificates

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    On November 18, the New Bern SAR Chapter awarded six Eagle Scout Recognition Certificates to the newly advanced Eagle Scouts of Troop 584. Troop 584 is under the leadership of Scoutmasters Paul McElearney and Kevin Helmick, a SAR Compatriot with the New Bern Chapter. Pictured from left to right are: Scoutmaster Paul McElearney who son […]

  • Two New Bern Chapter Members Visit Elememtary School for Veterans Day

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    On November 9th, two local Veterans, met with the students at Bangert Elementary School in New Bern, to discuss Veterans Day and their experiences in the military. Gary Gillette (NC SAR New Bern Chapter Registrar), represented the Air Force, while Jay DeLoach, USN Rear Adm (retired) (NC SAR New Bern Chapter President), represented the Navy. […]

  • Halifax Resolves Chapter Honors Veterans

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter participated in two ceremonies honoring our veterans on November 10th and 11th.  On November 10th, Am Vets Post 101 sponsored a Veterans Day Ceremony at Veterans Park in Roanoke Rapids.   Chapter Chaplain Rev. Duncan H. Jones presided over the Invocation and Benediction.  Compatriot Ken Wilson presented the President-General’s Veterans Day Proclamation.  […]

  • New Bern Chapter Inducts Another New Member

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    On November 7, the New Bern Chapter inducted new member Bruce Price, whose Patriot Ancestor was Aaron Proctor who served as a private in the 3rd NC Continental Line.

  • 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 […]

  • Warren County High School Receives SAR Award

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    The Halifax Resolves Chapter, North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution has awarded Warren County High School with an SAR Flag Certificate “In Recognition of Exemplary Patriotism in the display of the Flag of the United States of America”. LTC Theodore Paige, Jr., AFJROTC Instructor, accepted the award presented by Halifax Resolves Chapter member Ken […]

  • SAR Veterans Day Display

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    At the request of the Halifax County Library, the Halifax Resolves Chapter, North Carolina Sons of the American Revolution has placed a Veterans Day display in the Library foyer.  The display pays tribute to all veterans, past and present. Halifax Resolves Chapter member and retired USAF MSgt. Ken Wilson was responsible for the display.  

  • Manning ES Awarded Flag Certificate

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    Manning Elementary School was recently presented with the Sons of the American Revolution Flag Certificate for properly flying the flag of the United State of America for patriotic purposes.  Manning Assistant Principal Ms. Tonya Jones accepted the award on behalf of the school.  Halifax Resolves chapter member Ken Wilson made the presentation.

  • 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 […]

  • First Responders Recognized

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    During the Halifax County Board of Commissioners meeting on October 21st, 2019, Halifax Resolves Chapter NC SAR member Ken Wilson presented the Sons of the American Revolution Life Saving Medal to a Halifax County Sheriff’s Deputy and a member of the Davie Volunteer Fire Department. The citation read as follows: “At approximately 1:20 A.M. on […]