17 Oct 2015 Inn at Kelly's Ford, Remington, VA
TOM BROOKS is a native of Newport News, who has lived in almost every corner of Virginia. He studied Wildlife Conservation and Management at Northern VA Community College before joining the army in 1999. He served with the 416 Transportation Co at Hunter AAF, Savannah, GA until 2003. He has worked as a manager in the food and beverage business and is currently in sales for a craft beer distributor. He lives in Orange with his wife Christina. His patriot is Pvt. Mason Colvin
BILL MUTZIGER is a native of Cheverly, MD, and graduate of Benjamin Franklin University. He served in the Army National Guard and worked for the US Army Audit Agency, then for the IRS for 31 years. He and his wife Linda live in Brightwood, VA; they have two children and five grandchildren. His hobbies are wood working, stamp collecting and gardening. His patriot is Edmund Wayman.
AARON HAMILL is a native of Manassas and is in the 5th grade at Grace Miller Elementary School. Aaron is especially interested in Legos and video games, particularly “Sonic the Hedgehog”. His patriot is Capt Robert Patterson.
TOM HAMILL is a native of Tacoma Park, MD, and grew up in Bowie. He graduated from Syracuse University with a degree in Aerospace Engineering, then worked as an intelligence analyst and engineer for the government, and since 2003 has worked for TASC Inc. supporting another government agency. Tom is an elder in the Presbyterian Church and his interests include genealogy, history, football, and juggling. He lives in Bealton with his wife Suzan and two children. Tom's patriot is Capt. Robert Patterson.
Lt. Andrew Terrill was awarded the SAR Law Enforcement Commendation Medal. Lt. Terrill is an 18-year veteran of the Culpeper Police Department and currently leads a team of detectives in the Criminal Investigations Division. Also, since 2009 he has led the Community Policing program, which he reorganized. He expanded the program from 9 struggling neighborhood watch programs to 20 fully functioning ones. He initiated and leads bi-monthly meetings where neighborhood watch participants are trained and exchange ideas.
He has also been instrumental in establishing new physical fitness programs for the Culpeper Police Department and led participation in the national LawFit competition.
Recently Lt Terrill has been the lead detective in investigating the robbery at the Sun Trust Bank last January. Leading his team of detectives and coordinating with various other county, state, and federal agencies, Lt Terrill developed a case that led to the arrest of several suspects who are now awaiting trial.
The Culpeper Minutemen of the SAR are proud to recognize Lt. Terrill’s contributions to the safety of our community with the SAR Law Enforcement Commendation Medal.
Sgt. Timothy M. Carter was awarded the SAR Law Enforcement Commendation Medal. Sgt. Carter is a 23-year veteran of the Warrenton Police Department and currently serves as the supervisor of the Investigative Section. Sgt. Carter distinguished himself with his efforts in a recent counterfeit money investigation. The investigation required coordination over multiple jurisdictions, and despite this obstacle was completed in only three months. This investigation required accuracy, thoroughness, and leadership skills. At the successful conclusion of this investigation the perpetrators were identified, arrested, and convicted.
The Culpeper Minutemen of the SAR are proud to recognize Sgt. Carter's efforts in behalf of our community with the SAR Law Enforcement Commendation Medal.
Adam was taken by ambulance to Fauquier Hospital where it was determined that his L-5 vertebrae was shattered. He was air transported to Fairfax INOVA for surgery. The surgery was successful and Adam has begun the long process of rehabilitation.
Despite his own severe injuries and intense pain Adam had put the welfare of another citizen above his own. The Culpeper Minutemen of the SAR are proud to recognize Adam Thomas for his exceptional actions with the SAR Fire Safety Commendation Medal.
James Manuel Bayne was awarded the SAR Silver Good Citizenship Medal for years of service to his country as a soldier, architect and engineer, leader in the US Space Program, accomplished author, and Civic Volunteer.
He was a soldier in the 44th Infantry, Illinois National Guard .
He is a graduate of the University of Illinois and Harvard Business School, and has been an adjunct professor at Lawrence Institute and Detriot Institute of Technology.
After a successful career as an architect, structural engineer, and project manager in private business he became a member of the original NASA Space Task Group.
From 1961-1967 he was the Director of Design for the Manned Spacecraft Center, later the Johnson Space Center, in Houston.
Then from 1967 – 1971 he was the Director of Engineering for NASA’s Electronics Research Center in Cambridge, MA.
Then from 1971 until he retired in 1989 he was the Director of Operations at NASA Headquarters.
Jim Bayne’s accomplishments in his other endeavors and civic service are equally impressive. He is an accomplished horseman, officer in various Walking Horse Associations including past President of the American Walking Horse Association, and a skilled violin maker. He is a Mason and has held several leadership positions in the Masons. He has been an officer in many other non-profit organizations and has been active in many genealogical and lineage societies. He is a published author. On a lighter note he has experience as a Gandy Dancer and a Roustabout.
In the SAR Jim has been president of our chapter and president of the Virginia Society.
Among the many awards previously bestowed upon Jim is the Spaceship Earth Award for outstanding contributions to the well being of life on Spaceship Earth.
Jim has devoted his life to excellence in many fields and we are all the better for his contributions. We are proud to award him the SAR Silver Good Citizenship Medal.
Alonzo Leonard Lacey, Jr. was awarded the SAR Silver Good Citizenship Medal for years of service to his country as a Marine, FBI agent and supervisor, College professor, and Civic Volunteer.
Lon Lacey was a US Marine from 1958 to 1964, achieving the rank of Sergeant.
He then graduated from the University of Texas School of Law and was admitted to the State Bar of Texas.
Next he joined the FBI working in Salt Lake City and Louisville. He was the supervisor of a 16 agent Fugitive Squad in Louisville.
In 1975 he was assigned to FBI Headquarters where he worked with the Intelligence Division, coordinating with the Church Committee in Congress, participated in the development of investigating guidelines, and oversaw compliance with the Foreign Counterintelligence Surveillance Act in operational cases.
In 1978 was appointed section chief of the Law Enforcement Arts Training and Research Section of the FBI Academy in Quantico, VA. This included all SWAT and Hostage Negotiation training and operational support; and training and operational liaison with Delta Force and Seal Team 6.
From 1981 to 1986 Lon was the Special Agent in Charge of the New Haven, CT, Division, directing 97 agents and 53 support personnel, heavily engaged in operations aimed at organized crime and drug cartels.
From 1988 – 1994 he was a tenured professor and head of the Department of Criminal Justice at Victoria College in Texas. During this time he was also Director of the Regional Police Training Academy at Victoria.
He has also been a member and officer of the North-South Skirmish Association from 1975 to date, and is on the Board of Directors at the Friends of Cedar Mountain Battlefield. In the SAR he has held leadership positions in both our chapter and at state level.
Lon Lacey has devoted his life to public service with much success and many accomplishments and we are proud to award him the SAR Silver Good Citizenship Medal.