Revolutionary War – Spy Craft – Sandhills Compatriot, Dr. Mike Marsh

The Guest Speaker at the May 17th Sandhills SAR Chapter Meeting was Sandhills Compatriot, Dr. Michael Marsh. Topic- “Revolutionary War Spy Craft”. How Washington created and benefited from a network of Spies and Methods that was used to communicate, monitor British plans, and assess British strengths and weaknesses. One of Washington’s most effective methods during [...]

Sandhills Color Guard – Temperance Smith Alston DAR Annual Meeting Ceremony

Sandhills Chapter Compatriots and Color Guard Unit was invited to attended the Temperance Smith Alston(TSA) DAR Chapter (Pinehurst) Annual Awards and Recognition meeting on May 21st, at the Pinehurst Country Club. The Sandhills Chapter Color Guard Unit presented the colors during the opening ceremony. NCDAR State Regent – Anna Baird Choi attended and participated in [...]

Sandhills Chapter Compatriot Rod Herbig Receives DAR National Award

Sandhills Chapter Charter Compatriot, Rod Herbig of Pinehurst received a surprise DAR National Award Medal and Certificate for Excellence in Community Service from Regent Jacqueline Wade of The Temperance Smith Alston DAR Chapter, at their annual Awards and Recognition Meeting at the Pinehurst Country Club. Rod has received many SAR Medals and Awards throughout his [...]

Sandhills Chapter Presents the SAR Outstanding Cadet JROTC Medal and Award Certificate

On May 18th, Sandhills Chapter Compatriots MAJ (Ret) Charles Spelman - Veterans Recognition & JROTC Committee Chairman and Bruce Fensley - Sandhills Chapter President visited the Richmond Sr. High School in Rockingham, NC, to attend a “Dine In – Dine Out” JROTC “Raiders” Awards Ceremony that was hosted by the JROTC Commander, Major (Army) Darryl [...]

Sandhills Chapter Honor Three Eagle Scouts of Troop 98 in West End, NC

On Sunday June 5, 2022, Compatriots of The Sandhills SAR Chapter joined a Boy Scout Court of Honor with the Scouts of Troop 98, their families, friends, Scout Leaders, and representatives of other Patriotic organizations to present Three Outstanding young men with the Sons of the American Revolution, Eagle Scout Medals and Certificates. Their Eagle [...]

Pinehurst WW II Veteran, Dr. Jack Duaner, Receives The French Legion of Honor Award

On June 1st 2022, Compatriots from the Sandhills SAR Chapter attended the Presentation Ceremony of the French Legion of Honor Award, by the Consul General of France, Mr. Vincent Hommeril, to US World War II Army Veteran, Dr. Jack Duaner (Pinehurst, NC). Jack Duaner entered US military service in 1943, landed in Normandy in 1944 [...]

Moore County Revolutionary Patriot Grave site located

Sandhills Compatriot, MAJ (Ret) Chuck Spelman and Chairman of our Veterans Recognition Committee has located the gravesite of Moore County Revolutionary War Patriot, Lt. Thomas Matthews in Vass,NC. This search has been ongoing for well over a year. Kudos to Chuck for his personal tenacity and staying focused on finding this Patriot. Chuck spent many [...]

Chapter Dinner – June 20th

Sandhills SAR Chapter Dinner Monday June 20, 2022 Pine Crest Inn 50 Dogwood Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374 910-295-6121   We are pleased to invite you to our second quarterly dinner of 2022. It should be a fun and interesting dinner with a few surprises.  Please feel free to bring your spouse/guest.   Included are the meal [...]