Ensign Thomas Huling Chapter

Killeen, Texas


Some Chapter Activities

Barbara Schwab, guest speaker, presents "Why the Constitution 
Still Matters" in Killeen, Texas.

Loretta Woehrle and Mary Helen Ralston, Veterans Committee 
Chairman, show one of the many handmade quilts to be given to
local veterans. Our chapter is teaming with the Crossroads of Texas 
Quilt Guild who have made many of the quilts.

Loretta Woehrle, chapter secretary, shows off one of her
handmade American Revolutionary period dresses.

Gail Prestigiacomo, chapter regent, reads the proclamation for Constitution
Week that was signed by Mayor Timothy Hancock of Killeen.


Our First DAR Medal of Honor Ceremony
Robert L. Bearden, WW II Army sergeant, paratrooper, and winner of Bronze Star and Purple Heart medals, was presented with the DAR Medal of Honor on Sunday, July 24, 2011. Mayor Timothy Hancock presented Mr. Bearden with a proclamation declaring July 24, 2011 as Bob Bearden Day. This day of honor was shared by many friends and dignitaries of the community. Mr. Bearden and chapter members are pictured.



Heart of Texas Chapter, Sons of the American
Revolution, Color Guard


Robert (Bob) Lawrence Bearden wearing his
DAR Medal of Honor

On September 8, 2011, Sergeant Amy Peterson received
the Ft. Hood NCO of the Year Award. This is just one of many awards Sergeant Peterson has received during her Army career. Honorary Chapter Regent Jackie La Monte congratulated Sergeant Peterson on her accomplishments.

On September 8, 2011, Specialist Jason Villar 
received the Ft. Hood Soldier of the Year Award. 
Jason adds this award to many more that he has 
received during his Army career. Honorary 
Chapter Regent Jacquelyn La Monte is shown
congratulating Specialist Villar and 
presenting him with a special gift.

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