Officers and Members

2012-2013 Officers


(Left to Right)

Mike Ford, Chapter Commander, Thomas Cleveland Jr, Senior Vice Commander, Matthew Speights,
Junior Vice Commander, Jim Holland, Adjutant & Finance Officer, Rick Stanford, Trustee (3 year),
Jose Alecia, Sergeant at Arms, Clarence Farris, Chaplain & Welfare Officer, Norman Thomas, Trustee (2 years)
and C. Paul Nelson, Member at Large.
 

COMMANDER:
Mike Ford

Navy (corpsman) - RVN

SENIOR VICE COMMANDER:
Cleveland Thomas, Jr.
USMC - RVN

JUNIOR VICE COMMANDER:
Matthew Speights

USMC - RVN

ADJUTANT:
Jim Holland,
III
U.S. Army (Ret) 1st Inf. Div. & MACV - RVN

FINANCE OFFICER:
Jim Holland,
III
U.S. Army (Ret) 1st Inf Div. & MACV - RVN

JUDGE ADVOCATE:
William "Bill" Curtis Smith
U.S. Army - WWII

SERGEANT-AT-ARMS:
Jose Ortiz

U. S. Army - RVN

SERVICE OFFICER:
John Haynes
USMC (Ret.) - RVN

WELFARE OFFICER:
Clarence Farris

USAF - Korea - RVN

HISTORIAN:
Jim G. Holland
U.S. Army (Ret) 1st Inf. Div. & MACV - RVN

CHAPLAIN:
Clarence T. Farris
USAF -
Korea - RVN

AMERICANISM OFFICER:
Washington J. Sanchez, Jr.
USA (Ret.) - 1st Cav & Americal Divisions. - RVN

WEBSITE ADMINISTRATOR:
Washington J. Sanchez, Jr.
USA (Ret.) - 1st Cav & Americal Divisions. - RVN

NEWSLETTER EDITOR
Dennis Foggy
USA(Ret.) - RVN

DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA COMMANDER
Richard Hunt

USMC - RVN

3 YEAR TRUSTEE
Rick Stanford
USMC RVN

2 YEAR TRUSTEE
Norman Thomas
USMC - RVN

1 YEAR TRUSTEE
Washington J. Sanchez, Jr.
USA (Ret.) - 1st Cav & Americal Divisions - RVN

 


2011-2012



John Haynes,
Judge Advocate/Service Officer and the Installation Officer, gives the oath to
Clarence Ferris,
Commander; Cleveland Thomas, Senior Vice Commander;  Norman Thomas, Trustee 2 Year;
Jose Ortiz
, Sergeant-At-Arms; Washington SanchezTrustee 3 Year/Americanism Officer; Bruce Archer,
Trustee 1 Year; and James Holland, Adjutant/Finance Officer/Historian and Mike Ford, Junior Vice Commander 
not shown.

John Haynes, Installation Officer, charges New Commander Clarence Ferris, to perform the duties of his Office. 

John Haynes, Installation Officer, thanks past Commander Washington Sanchez for his two years of service to
Chapter 758 as Cleveland Thomas and Norman Thomas look on.




2010-2011


Left to right:

Washington Sanchez, Commander; Clarence Ferris, Senior Vice Commander/Welfare Officer/ Chaplain;
Cleveland Thomas, Junior Vice Commander; James Holland, Adjutant/Finance Officer/Historian
(Florida Department Commander); Jose Ortiz, Sergeant-At-Arms; William Smith, Judge Advocate; Allen Pace,
Stand-in for Trustee 3 Year; John Haynes, Trustee 1 Year/Service Officer; and
Leon Roy IV, American Officer/Trustee 2 Year and the Installation Officer not shown.
 

2009-2010

Officers from left to right, Leon Roy IV, Trustee 3 Year/American Officer; Jose Ortiz,
Sergeant-At-Arms; Clarence Ferris, Senior Vice Commander/Welfare Officer/ Chaplain;
Washington Sanchez
, Commander; Cleveland Thomas, Junior Vice Commander;
James Holland
, Adjutant/Finance Officer/Historian (Florida Department Commander);
Allen Pace
, Stand-in for William Smith; Judge Advocate; John Haynes, Service Officer
and Arnold Gruning, Stand-in for Danny Hill, Trustee 2 Year.

 

COMMANDER: 
Washington J. Sanchez, Jr.
USA (Ret.) - 1st Cav & Americal Divisions - RVN
SENIOR VICE COMMANDER:
Clarence T. Farris
USAF - Korea - RVN 
JUNIOR VICE COMMANDER:
Cleveland Thomas, Jr.
USMC - RVN
ADJUTANT:
James Holland, III
U.S. Army (Ret) 1st Inf. Div. & MACV - RVN
FINANCE OFFICER:
James Holland, III
U.S. Army (Ret) 1st Inf Div. & MACV - RVN
JUDGE ADVOCATE:
William "Bill" Curtis Smith
U.S. Army - WWII
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEEMAN:
To be elected
ALTER. EXEC. COMMITTEEMAN:
Arnold Gruning
U.S. Army - Korea
SERGEANT-AT-ARMS:
Jose Ortiz

U. S. Army - RVN
 SERVICE OFFICER:
John Haynes
USMC (Ret.) - RVN
WELFARE OFFICER:
Clarence Farris
USAF - Korea - RVN 
HISTORIAN:
James G. Holland
U.S. Army (Ret) 1st Inf. Div. & MACV - RVN
CHAPLAIN:
Clarence T. Farris
USAF - Korea - RVN 
AMERICANISM OFFICER:
Leon J. Roy IV
USMC (Ret.) - 1st Marine Division - RVN
WEBSITE ADMINISTRATOR:
Washington J. Sanchez, Jr.
USA (Ret.) - 1st Cav & Americal Divisions - RVN
SURGEON:
To be elected
DEPARTMENT OF FLORIDA COMMANDER
James Holland, III

USA (Ret.) 1st Inf. Div. & MACV - RVN
3 YEAR TRUSTEE
To be elect 
2 YEAR TRUSTEE
Danny R. Hill
U.S. Army
1 YEAR TRUSTEE
Leon Roy, IV
USA (Ret.) - 5th SF Group - RVN

 


 

Members List

~ (D) = Deceased ~ (AR) = Army ~ (MR) = USMC ~ (NV) = Navy ~ (AF) = USAF ~

 

World War 2

Korean War

Vietnam War

Iraqi Freedom

Allen, Pace A.  (AR) Alicea-Ortiz, Jose  (AR) Archer, Bruce R.  (MR) Alvarez, Douglas  (NV)
Baldwin, Roy  (NV) Gruning, Arnold  (AR) Beiner, Allen H.  (AR) McGhee, Randall G.  (NV)
Bazzel, Joe L.  (NV) Haynes, John L.  (MR) Bramlett, Gerald A.  (MR) Pooser V, Atkinson E. (AR)
Bryant Sr, Sterling A.  (AR) Murray, Erman E.  (AR) Cartlidge, Tony C.  (MR)  
(D) Farrell, John F.   (AR) (D) Rines, Charles R.  (AR) Dawkins III, William H.  (MR)  
Floersch, George C.  (AR) Scott, Cecil P.  (AR) Doss, Dale W.  (NV)  
Gregory Sr, Joe H.  (AR)   Estes, John E.  (MR)

Desert Storm

Jackson, Frederick C.  (AR)   Fairbanks III, Leigh  (AR) Garrett II, Floyd T.  (AR)
Jedziniak, Leon A.  (AR)   Farris, Clarence T.  (AF)  
(D) Lynch, Glenn J.  (AR)   Ganey, William K.  (MR)

Associate Members

Melane, Edward C.  (AR)   Greene, David B.  (AR) Holland, Anne Blane
Miller Jr., Charles R.  (AR)   Hill, Ned  (AR) Holland IV,  James G.
Mustian, Middleton T.  (AR)   Holland III, James G.  (AR) McIver Atkin, Leah
Nelson, Charlie P.  (NV)   Hruska, James M.  (AR) McIver, Michael Sean
Redstone, David M.  (AR)   Huffcut Jr., William H.  (MR) Pooser IV, Atkinson E. 
Smith, William C. (AR)   Karter, Jr., Oswald  (MR) Rines, Michael W. 
Turosik, Frank A.  (AR)   McDonald, Charles D.   (AR)  
    McIver, H. Bruce  (NV)

 

    Nase III, Daniel R.  (AR)  
    Noteman, Hugh J.  (AR)  
    Poston, Thomas B.  (MR)  
    Ray, John E.  (AR)  
    Roberts, Larry C.  (MR)  
    Roy IV, Leon J.  (AR)  
    Sanchez Jr., Washington J. (AR)  
    Scott, Harry D.  (AF)  
    Swords, Samuel   (MR)  
    Thomas Jr., Cleveland  (MR)  
    Williams, Spencer J.  (AR)  

Dues are Voluntary but Encouraged as we must have funds to cover expenses and overhead.
Patriots to pay dues in accordance with their individual financial situation.
 (Dues are kept strictly confidential).


 

 

 

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