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Through Community Education and Service to our Order

We Honor the Memory of the Grand Army of the Republic

The men who fought to Preserve the Union 1861 - 1865









Attention Brothers

Department of Florida 
Special Department Order - Dec. 14, 2017

In remembrance of Commander Robert Jones, PDC, PCC, & CC I issue the following Special Order

     All Brothers of the Department of Florida SUVCW shall attach a 1 inch wide black ribbon to their SUVCW Membership Badge as a sign of mourning.  The black ribbon shall be attached in a horizontal fashion around the suspension ribbon of the Badge and attached in the rear of same with a straight pin.
     The ribbon will remain atached to the Badge for a period of 30 days (thru 1/13/2018).
      As specified in the C&R, Charters shall be draped with black cloth for the same period.

Yours in Fraternity, Charity and Loyalty,

David Palmer, Commander
Department of Florida
Sons of union Veterans of the Civil War

Attested:
Larry E. Oppenheimer, Secretary
Department of Florida
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
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2018 Department of Florida Encampment

The 2018 Department of Florida Encampment will be held on

Saturday March 10, 2018 at the St. Cloud Senior Center Annex.

Save the Date.


See Department Order #3 for additional information.




 

ELECTED DEPARTMENT OFFICERS

2017-2018


COMMANDER.... David Robert Palmer


Email - Davplm6@aol.com

 

 

SENIOR VICE COMMANDER....Edward Joseph Manak


Email - manake@pbso.org

 

JUNIOR VICE COMMANDER....Ronnie G. McCracken PDC

Email - wvaron@juno.com

 

 

SECRETARY...Larry E. Oppenhemer

Email - leoppen@verizon.net

 

 

  TREASURER....Walter Richard Young Sr.
Email- dyoung22@aol.com

 

COUNCIL # 1........Harvey K Linscott, PDC

COUNCIL # 2....Ronnie G. McCracken, PDC

COUNCIL # 3.... Charles Sherman Reeves, PDC

 


APPOINTED DEPARTMENT OFFICERS



Patriot Instructor: , Roger L. Heiple w/ Michael E. Urell, CC

Chaplain: David Acheson, CC

Graves Registration: Adam C. Klohr

 

Historian: James G. Ward, PDC

 

Civil War Memorials: Adam C. Klohr

 

Eagle Scout Coordinator: vacant

Chief of Staff: Michael E. Urell, CC

JROTC Coordinator: Richard D. Shaffer, CC
winnfiz2@aol.com

Newsletter: David Chestnut, CC
doubledaves2@gmail.com

Counselor: vacant

GAR Research: Roger Heiple

Signals Officer: Clair D. Whitlam PDC

Guide: Scott Acheson

Color Bearer: Camp #4

Guard: Camp #4

By-Laws Committee Chairman: Dept. Senior Vice Commander

Legislative Chairman: Department Commander

Membership Chairman: Dept. Junior Vice Commander

Graves Registration Committee Chairman: Graves Registration Officer

Memorial Committee Chairman:Memorials Officer

Member At Large Coordinator:  Dept. Secretary

 


DEPARTMENT COMMITTEES

BYLAWS............................. Chairman, Dept. Senior Vice Commander

LEGISLATIVE............................. Chairman, Department Commander

MEMBERSHIP.................... Chairman, Dept. Junior Vice Commander

GRAVE REGISTRATION.......... Chairman, Dept. Graves Registration Officer

MEMORIAL............................ Chairman, Dept. Civil War Memorials Officer