28 Jan 2017 Inn at Kelly's Ford, Remington, VA
36 people attended the meeting, including 18 members, 6 prospective members, and 10 spouses, including 7 who are members of the DAR.
One of the first orders of business was the presentation of the nomination of Charles Jameson for the office Historian and his election to that office. Charles was inducted in December, after our November election of officers for 2017, and has already agreed to serve as one of our officers.
Next, awards that were not presented at our Chapter Awards Meeting in November were presented. Jerry Hubbard received his commission as Sergeant in the 1st Regiment of the Virginia SAR. He received his commission from one of the CMM compatriots who is a colonel in the 1st Regiment, Bill Mutziger. Then MG Greg Schumacher, our Veteran's Committee Chairman, present a Military Service Veterans' Corps Certificate to Jerry for his service in the US Army as a SP4 from 1962-65.
After his remarks, Secretary Rouse conducted the ceremony to install the CMM Officers for 2017. Color Guard Commander Lon Lacey assembled the new officers and presented them to Secretary Rouse, who then swore into office our 2017 officers.
After lunch we held the business portion of the meeting. In reporting attendance at national events, Registrar Bill Schwetke presented a star from the Battle of Great Bridge Commemoration and a streamer for the Battle of Cowpens Commemoration to Color Guard Commander Lon Lacy for the chapter flag.
WILLIAM L. SCHWETKE - PRESIDENT
CULPEPER MINUTEMEN CHAPTER - VASSAR