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Saturday, September 2, 2017

Sons of the American Revolution Arizona Society Joins Prescott Chapter to march in Chino Valley

The Arizona Society SAR marched in the 31st annual Territorial Days Parade in Chino Valley.  This was the fourth time they have participated.  Two Boy Scouts carried the banner.  Upon marching up to the reviewing stand they wheeled to face the judges, as scouts with banner, Drummer, and CG stood in a line and presented colors.  The order colors command was given and they wheeled back onto the parade route.

Pictured from left to right Eagle Scout, Trevor Huber, Past AZ State President, Stephen Miller, Drummer, Ed Lipphardt, AZ State President, Steve Monez, Prescott Chapter President, Wayne Hood, and Eagle Scout Michael Morgan.  Picture by Timothy Prater

Sons of the American Revolution Prescott Chapter marched in the Memorial Procession at the Prescott National Cemetery On Memorial Day, 2016, in honor of all those fallen heroes of all our nations wars.    Dr. William Baran traveled all the way from Ahwatukee to join them.  He is a member of the Palo Verde Chapter.  The SAR Prescott Chapter has 42 members and meets on the second Saturday of each month at the Plaza Bonita Restaurant.  All members have proven their lineage to ancestors that fought or served in some way in the American Revolution between 1774-1783.

Pictured leading the procession Drummer Ed Lipphardt and then from left to right Dr. Bill Baran, with rifle.  Captain Bill Smith, carring the Current USA Flag,  Steve Monez carrying the first official Stars and Stripes, Wayne hood carrying the Grand Union Flag or Continental Flag , and Ed Steinback III carrying the Jones Serapis Flag.   Dr. Baran and Ed Steinback are dressed in Continental Uniforms.  Captain Bill Smith and Wayne Hood are dressed in Revolution Navy attire.  Steve Monez is dressed in Virginia Attire.