250 at Veterans Day Luncheon – West Chester
On Tuesday, November 12th, 2013, the Nolan Carson Memorial Color Guard of the Cincinnati Chapter Sons of the American Revolution was honored to present the National Colors at the West Chester – Liberty Chamber Alliance Veterans Day Luncheon at the Wetherington Golf & Country Club in West Chester, Ohio.
Members of the Guard were: Commander Paul M. Wilke, Compatriot Ken Carpenter, Compatriot Jerry Knight, Compatriot Mike Gunn, and Compatriot Ross Amos of the Cincinnati Chapter SAR, and CAR Fort Hamilton Society President Anna Insprucker. Cincinnati Chapter Compatriot Jim Schaffer was also in attendance, but not part of the Color Guard.
The speaker for the program was Lt. Colonel Patrick Baker of the USAF presenting his experiences in the Iraq War. During the program, military veterans in the audience of approximately 250 were asked to stand and be recognized. Proudly, of the seven standing, three were members of the SAR Color Guard.
(L to R) Anna Insprucker, Paul Wilke, Ross Amos, Mike Gunn, Ken Carpenter, Jerry Knight.