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Chapter Officers for 2018-2019

President - Dan DuRocher
Vice President - David Miller
Secretary - Mike Babb
Treasurer - Al Forster
Quartermaster - Lesa Howard



 Malcolm “Mick” Howard (M-12907) passed away 30 October 2018. Mick had been battling a series of medical issues related to Agent Orange exposure.  He was a commo sergeant with 5th Group in Vietnam. Mick later went on to become a Warrant Officer (Communications) and worked in the White House Communications Section under President George H.W. Bush. He attained his PhD in communications, and in his later years, oversaw the conversion of Fort Huachuca to Fiber Optic.  He is survived by his wife Barbara.  



 Chapter XXII lost another longtime member, Carman "Rusty" Todd. If we get any details we will get them out to the Chapter. 


Medal of Honor Presentation

Former Chapter member Ron Shurer was presented the Medal of Honor by President Donald Trump in a White House ceremony. Chapter President Dan DuRocher flew out to attend the reception after the ceremony.  Ron had been working with the US Secret Service in Phoenix, and was reassigned to Virginia a few years ago.  Ron received the MOH for actions in Afghanistan while serving with 3rd SFGA.