Sons of the American Revolution, Ohio Society Activities

Cincinnati Chapter SAR – John Reily Chapter DAR Joint Veterans Day Luncheon


Colonel Donald C. McGraw, Jr.

Veterans Day was observed by the Cincinnati Chapter SAR and the John Reily Chapter DAR at the Fairfield Banquet & Convention Center at Tori’s Station in Fairfield, Ohio on the 14th of November.  Members of both organizations were encouraged to bring a veteran to the luncheon as a guest.  President Mike Gunn of the Cincinnati Chapter and Regent Valerie Wilke of the John Reily Chapter shared the program for the afternoon event.

The keynote speaker was Ohio Society SAR Secretary, Col. (ret.) Donald C. McGraw, Jr.   Colonel McGraw was commissioned in the U.S. Army Field Artillery from the United States Military Academy in 1979. He spent 14 months in 2005 & 2006 as the Director of Operations, CJ-3, for Combined Forces Command – Afghanistan and spent the remainder of his commissioned service as the Director for Afghanistan Policy in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Colonel McGraw retired from the U.S. Army in July 2009.


L to R At Podium: Marty Steer – Chaplain John Reily DAR; Valerie Wilke – Regent John Reily DAR; Michael B. Gunn – President Cincinnati SAR


Veterans Day Luncheon at Tori’s Station in Fairfield, Ohio


Single Post Navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: