General Orders No. 14
SERIES 2003-2004
Kent L. Armstrong, Commander-in-Chief
213 E. Madison Street / P.O. Box 618
DeWitt, MI 48820-0618
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  1. It has been my great pleasure to sign Charters for the following new Camps within our Order.

  2. Brother Roy A. Lafferty, of Sergeant Samuel J. Churchill Camp 4, Department of Kansas, is hereby appointed as a National Aide in recognition of having recruited five (5) new Brothers into the SUVCW. It is my great pleasure to present a Certificate of Recognition to Brother Lafferty, as well as a strip of National colored ribbon, which he may wear for 12 months, pinned behind his membership badge.

  3. Brother Kurt Vouk is hereby appointed as Chairman of the National Committee on eBay Surveillance. His e-mail address =

  4. Applications for the SUVCW's two annual $1,000 scholarships are being accepted by the CinC now, through March 31, 2004. The application, as well as 'standards of selection' can be found on the Order's national Web site (

  5. All Brothers are encouraged to observe "Union Defenders' Day." February 12, 2004 marks the 195th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's birth.

  6. Let us continue to urge our lawmakers in Washington, D.C. to return the observance of Memorial Day to May 30th! [This year's calendar allows the faithful the unique opportunity of being able to conduct services on May 30th BEFORE the "Monday Holiday" (05-31-04). Next year, the 'Monday Holiday' falls right on May 30th!]

    Ordered this 8th day of January, 2004.

    By Order of:
    Kent L. Armstrong

    Edward Krieser, PCinC
    National Secretary

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