• New Bern Chapter Attends POW/MIA Chair of Honor Dedication

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    On 30 May, Gary Gillette, Registrar of the NCSAR New Bern Chapter, and Tammy Gillette, Veteran Committee Chair of the Richard Dobbs Spaight Chapter of the NCDAR, had the honor of attending the dedication of the POW/MIA Chair of Honor at the Grainger Stadium in Kinston, NC.  The POW/MIA Chair of Honor has been a […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Eagle Scout Certificates and Medals

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    On 26 May, Jay DeLoach, NCSAR President, and New Bern Chapter Past President, had the honor of attending Scout Troop 132’s, Eagle Court of Honor, which was held at the Garber Ministry Center in New Bern.  During the event, Jay presented an SSAR Eagle Scout Certificate of Recognition and an SSAR Eagle Scout Medal to […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents US Flag at Home Dedication

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    On May 20th, Lee Purcell, Flag Chairman, NCSAR, New Bern Chapter, attended a Habitat for Humanity Home Dedication in New Bern.  During the dedication, Lee presented an American Flag, and a copy of the US Constitution to the new owners, Jon and Jema Chrisman.

  • Save the Date, 28 August, 2021 – 247th Anniversary Observance of the New Bern Resolves!!

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    The first Provincial Congress to be held in America in open defiance of royal authority was conducted in the Craven County Court House, New Bern, NC during 25-27 August 1774 and is one of the most important contributions to the American Revolutionary movement. The court house was located at the current intersection of Middle & […]

  • New Bern Chapter Past President Receives Awards

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    On 7 May, NCSAR President, Jay DeLoach, presented Rolf Maris, New Bern Chapter Past President, with a Chapter Distinguished Service Medal and Certificate.  In addition, Bob Ainsley, New Bern Chapter President, presented Rolf with a Chapter President’s Plaque, in recognition for his many years of service as the New Bern Chapter President.  Also in attendance […]

  • Three New Bern Chapter Members Receive Robert E. Burt Scout Volunteer Awards

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    On 7 May, NCSAR President, Jay DeLoach, presented National SAR Robert E. Burt Scout Volunteer Awards to two New Bern Chapter members, Ed Stinson and Roger Helmick.  Ed Perkins was a third Chapter member to receive the award, but he was presented his Award during a separate event.  Also in attendance for the award presentations […]

  • New Bern Chapter Inducts Two New Members

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    With the Tryon Palace as a backdrop, on 7 May, New Bern SAR Chapter President, Bob Ainsley, inducted Ernest “Ernie” Richardson, III and William “Lou” Osborne into the Sons of the American Revolution.  Also in attendance for the induction, was the New Bern Chapter Color Guard, Jay DeLoach (NCSAR President), Sims Wayt (Regent of the […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents JROTC Medal and Certificate

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    On April 22, the New Bern Chapter of the NC Sons of the American Revolution (NC SAR)  presented the Outstanding JROTC Cadet Award to Cadet David Ruehr at an awards ceremony at the New Bern High School NJROTC unit.  This award is presented annually to a deserving cadet who endeavors to foster the principle of […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Robert E Burt BSA Volunteer Medal, and Certificate

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    On April 19th, Jay DeLoach, past President of the New Bern Chapter, presented Ed Perkins, with a Robert E Burt BSA Volunteer Medal, and Certificate, for his service to the Chapter and to the Boy Scouts of America. Pictured are left to right, Rolf Maris, Ed Perkins, Jay DeLoach, Davis Benedict (NCSCAR State President), and […]

  • New Bern Chapter Attends Habitat for Humanity Home Dedication

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    On April 19th, Patriots’ Day, the New Bern Chapter Color Guard of the NC Sons of the American Revolution participated in a flag ceremony for a Habitat for Humanity home dedication at 1110 Goldsboro Street in New Bern.  The New Bern Chapter Color Guardsmen were Rolf Maris playing the drums, Ed Perkins, Jay DeLoach, and […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Check to NCSCAR for Special Project

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    On Patriots’ Day, April 19, with Tryon Palace in the background, the New Bern Chapter of NC Sons of the American Revolution (NC SAR) presented the newly elected State President of the NC Society of the Children of the American Revolution (N.C.S.C.A.R.) with a check for $200 for his Special Project. Pictured from left to […]

  • New Bern Chapter President Presents Eagle Scout Certificate of Recognition to His Grandson

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    On Saturday, 17 April 2021, Dr. Bob Ainsley, President of the New Bern Chapter, presented the NSSAR Certificate of Recognition for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout to his grandson Rien Skeens at Rien’s Court of Honors held in Wilkes County, NC. Rien, a member of the Order of the Arrow-Brotherhood, received his Eagle Scout […]

  • New Bern Chapter Attends Habitat for Humanity Home Dedication

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    On April 17th, Lee Purcell, New Bern Chapter Flag Chairman, along with several members of the New Bern Chapter Color Guard, attended the “Habitat for Humanity Home Dedication” at the residence located at 728 West A St., in New Bern.  During the dedication, Lee Purcell presented an American Flag and a copy of the US […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Two SAR Flag Certificates

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    On 31 March, Bob Ainsley (New Bern Chapter President), along with several members of the New Bern Chapter Color Guard, presented two (2) SAR Flag Certificates.  One was presented to the CarolinaEast Medical Center of New Bern, and the other to the CarolinaEast Diagnostic Center, also of New Bern.  The SAR Flag Certificate is presented […]

  • Two New Bern Chapter Members Visit Andrew Jackson’s Home

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    On Monday, April 12th, Gary Gillette and Sam Woodruff, both members of the New Bern Chapter of the NCSAR, visited the Hermitage Plantation in Nashville, where Andrew Jackson lived. In the Garden, where Andrew and his wife are buried, the GA and TENN SAR has placed a bench. Pictured are Gary and Sam, next to […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Law Enforcement Medal

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    On Friday, 19 February 2021, Bob Ainsley, President of the New Bern Chapter presented the SAR Law Enforcement Medal to Corporal Tosha Weikel of the Craven County Sheriff’s Department for exemplary performance of her duties. Maj David McFayden (center) and many other members of the Craven County Sheriff’s Department were in attendance at the ceremony.

  • New Bern Chapter Honors Compatriots Paul Bailey Osgood and His Son, Robert Osgood

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    On Saturday, 27 March 2021 members of the New Bern Chapter paid memorial honor to chapter Compatriots Paul Bailey Osgood and his son Robert “Bob” Midyette Osgood by marking their graves at the Fairfield Community Cemetery, Fairfield, NC. Paul Bailey Osgood served as the President, New Bern Chapter during 1987 and as the President, NC […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Eagle Scout Certificate

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    On March 21, Ed Perkins, Eagle Scout Committee Chairman of the New Bern Chapter, presented an Eagle Scout Certificate of Recognition with a patch to Aaron May of Troop 683 at his Eagle Scout Court of Honor.  The Court of Honor was held at the New Hope Christian Church in New Bern.  Pictured from left to right:  […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Flag Certificate to First Citizens Bank

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    On 23 March, Lee Purcell, Flag Chairman of the NCSAR New Bern Chapter, presented a Flag Certificate to Ms. Lynn Lupton, with the First Citizens Bank, on Waterscape Way, New Bern.   Ms. Lupton is the Operations Service Supervisor for the First Citizens Bank, and is responsible for the maintenance and display of the American Flag […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents SAR Eagle Scout Certificate and Patch

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    On March 21 at the New Bern Civil War Battlefield, Ed Perkins of the Sons of the American Revolution New Bern Chapter presented the Eagle Scout Certificate of Recognition with a patch to Jonathan Riley of Troop 13 at his Eagle Court of Honor.  At the ceremony, Glenn Druhot, Jonathan’s music teacher who made Eagle […]