• New Bern Chapter Teams with Local DAR Chapter to Collect and Deliver Items to Veterans Home

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    This week, the New Bern Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, combined efforts with the Richard Dobbs Spaight Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, to delivered a truck load of donated snacks, for the Canteen, at the NC Veterans Home in Kinston, NC. Their Canteen includes various “snack items”, which residents […]

  • New Bern Chapter Attends Grave Marking

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    On 16 October, New Bern SAR Chapter, joined members from the Halifax Resolves SAR Chapter, along with members of the DAR, American Legion, and Scouts Troop 555, in marking ceremonies for Patriots Anthony Winston and John Winston; and Patriots Dr. Daniel T. Smithwick, Macon Glenn Smithwick, Daniel Smithwick, Colonel Donald Vann Holliday and Dr. Hodge […]

  • Congressman Greg Murphy Meets with Veterans in New Bern

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    During the 11 October Craven County Veterans Council (CCVC) meeting, Gary Gillette, NCSAR Veterans Committee Chairman, New Bern Chapter Registrar, and Chairman of the CCVC, had the honor of meeting Congressman Greg Murphy, when he spoke with Council members regarding current and upcoming legislation, which may affect our veteran community. Congressman Murphy represents the Third […]

  • New Bern Chapter Shares Booth at Mumfest with the DAR

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    In spite of the wind and the rain, the New Bern SAR Chapter, and Richard Dobbs Spaight DAR Chapter, had a very successful weekend, sharing a booth at the New Bern Mumfest. The Revolutionary War uniforms are always an “eye catcher”.

  • New Bern Chapter Participates in Home Dedication

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    Today, 2nd October, the New Bern SAR Chapter Color Guard had the honor of attending a Home Dedication, and presenting the Colors, and presenting an American Flag, and copy of the US Constitution, to the new owners of a Habitat for Humanity home.

  • New Bern Chapter Color Guard Participates in Constitution Week Ceremony

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    On 17 September, in front of the Tryon Palace History Center in New Bern, the Richard Dobbs Spaight Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, held a ceremony honoring Constitution Week.  This “Ringing of the Bells” event is an annual tradition for the DAR in New Bern. Four members of the NCSAR New Bern […]

  • New Bern Chapter Participates in POW/MIA Ceremony

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    On 17 September, the NCSAR New Bern Chapter Color Guard had the honor of participating in a very special ceremony at the VFW Post 2514 in New Bern..  After Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on 7 December, 1941, Pvt. Charles E. Cook of New Bern, enlisted in the Army and was assigned to the 60th Coast […]

  • New Bern Chapter Joins DAR Chapter to Host Booth at Local Farmer’s Market

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    On Saturday morning, 11 October, members from the Richard Dobbs Spaight Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and the New Bern Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), hosted a booth at the New Bern Farmer’s Market.  The purpose of the having a booth at the Market was to promote […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents SAR National Molly Pitcher Medal

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    At the September 8, 2021 New Bern Chapter meeting, at The Chelsea restaurant, New Bern, NC, Becky Preece of the Richard Dobbs Spaight Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution was awarded the SAR National Molly Pitcher Medal for her extended support to the SAR Color Guard at a variety of local, state and national events […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Certificate of Appreciation

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    On 8 Sept, North Carolina Society S.A.R. President Jay DeLoach Rear Admiral USN (Ret), and Dr. Bob Ainsley, New Bern S.A.R. Chapter President, present Sarah Webster, Technical Media Producer and Master Control Operator for local NBC Affiliate WITN, with a joint S.A.R./D.A.R. Certificate of Appreciation for her work in support of the Commemoration of the […]

  • New Bern Chapter Member Receives General Westmoreland Award

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    Each year, the Sons of the American Revolution organization will present one member, out of it’s over 35,000 members, the “General William C. Westmoreland Award.”  This Award is in recognition of the member’s “Outstanding SAR Volunteerism, for his Service to Veterans”.  On September 8th, the “2020 General William C. Westmoreland Award” was presented to Gary […]

  • New Bern Chapter Color Guard Posted America’s Colors During National Anthem at Baseball Game

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    On Sunday, Sept 5th, at the Wood Ducks Baseball Stadium in Kinston, NC, the Color Guard, of New Bern Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, had the pleasure of taking the field, and “Posting the Colors”, during the singing of our National Anthem. It was a true honor for the Color Guard members, […]

  • New Bern Chapter Presents Certificate of Appreciation to Local Police Officer

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    On Thursday, 3 September 2021, Bob Ainsley, SAR New Bern Chapter President, accompanied by Patrick L. Gallagher, City of New Bern Chief of Police (left) presented a Certificate of Appreciation to Capt. David A. Daniels (center), Chief of the Investigations Division, New Bern Police Department for his long-term support of the chapter and especially for […]

  • New Bern Chapter Observes 247th Anniversary of New Bern Resolves

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    On Saturday, 28 August 2021, in New Bern, a hybrid observance of the 1st North Carolina Provincial Congress was hosted by the New Bern Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution, and the Richard Dobbs Spaight Chapter, of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  The purpose of the observance was to recognize and honor […]

  • New Bern Chapter Has Combined Raffle for Veterans Day

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  • 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 […]