Honoring Veterans – Springfield
George Rogers Clark Chapter honored all Veterans with a luncheon Saturday, November 8th in Springfield. Speaking was Command Master Sargent Ottis LeMaster, the highest ranking non-commissioned officer in the Ohio Air National Guard, who discussed “Militia, the Ohio National Guard and the 178th Wing Today.” The Ohio Air Guard conducts flight missions in the Middle East daily using unmanned vehicles and still remains ready to assist local communities in natural disasters.
The chapter also conducted elections for 2015, with GRCC President Randy Young, Secretary Terry Whetstone and Treasurer John Buffenbarger being elected and sworn in by Ohio SAR District Chair Elwin Spray.
Additionally recognized, Paul Rueger with a Supplemental Ancestor Certificate and George Schwartz with the SAR War Service Medal.
Above: Terry Whetstone points out Command stripes and star on Ohio Air National Guard’s Command Master Sargent LeMaster’s uniform
Below: Installation of GRCC 2015 officers – L to R Treasurer John Buffenbarger, Secretary Terry Whetstone, President Randy Young, Ohio SAR District Chair Elwin Spray