The next General Membership Meeting will be held on Friday 16 February 2018. The meeting will be held at the Leatherwood Distillery located at 6381 US 41A, Pleasant View TN 37146. The meeting will start at 18:30. The monthly Burbon and Biscuits Breakfast  will not be held in February due to Safehouse renovations.  Click on the Short Range Calendar to RSVP all events.

Legionaires,

Chapter 38 is announcing multiple college scholarships in the following categories – General and Arts.  General scholarships are open to all pursuing education outside the Arts field; the Karen Stone Arts Scholarship is designed for those pursing advanced education in the arts field.  Arts disciplines will be defined as education in traditional art fields (music, visual, dance, theater), but will also include those pursuing education in architecture, media arts, and computer design. (See appropriate tab for complete requirements)

The 57th Annual Reunion will be held 19-22 September 2018. Event planning is in its infancy but the Birthday Dinner has been scheduled and will be held on 20 September at the Silo Event Center. The reunion hotel will be the Country Inn and Suites located at 3075 Wilma Rudolph BLVD, Clarksville TN. Room rates are $89 plus tax. Reservations must be made by calling the hotel (931-645-1400) or by emailing . You cannot book these rooms in this group via the toll-free number, or the internet. Hope to see you then.

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Michael A Cunningham
President, Chapter 38 Special Forces Association
 
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 DATE: 16 FEB 18

TO: Chapter 38 Members

SUBJECT: FLASH: LOCATION FOR GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING THIS FRIDAY WILL BE AT THE LEATHERWOOD DISTILLERY

The next General Membership Meeting will be held on Friday 16 FEBRUARY 2018. The meeting will start at 18:30 at the LEATHERWOOD DISTILLERY located at 6381 US 41A, Pleasant View TN 37146.

Due to ongoing construction at the Safehouse, the Bourbon and Biscuits Breakfast will not be held this month.

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greenlogo38sChapter 38 Members,

Folks for those of you who have not been at our monthly meetings; I just want to take a quick moment to paint a broad brush of how the Chapter is progressing financially since my last letter of February 2017.

Bottom line we are doing quite will; to say we've been blessed by efforts large and small is an understatement.

  


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2018 Robin Moore / Karen Stone Scholarship Announcement

Chapter 38 is announcing multiple college scholarships in the following categories – General and Arts. General scholarships are open to all pursuing education outside the Arts field; the Karen Stone Arts Scholarship is designed for those pursing advanced education in the arts field. Arts disciplines will be defined as education in traditional art fields (music, visual, dance, theater), but will also include those pursuing education in architecture, media arts, and computer design.

Multiple scholarships will be awarded in the General category, but only one scholarship ($2,500) will be presented in the Arts category. Through the scoring template, the priority will go to graduating high school seniors; however, this priority should not prevent college enrollees, those previously attempted but denied, or those enrolling in post graduate education from submitting packets.

Additionally, the submission of a scholarship packet with Chapter 38 does not preclude those authorized from participating in the SFA National Education Assistance Fund – Requirements differ slightly from those of Chapter 38.

Requirements: Must be a current member, or family member of current member, of Chapter 38; or currently assigned, or family member, of a Soldier currently assigned to the 5th SFG.

To apply – the following documentation is required:
1. A written introduction letter of intent from applicant addressed to SFA 38 Scholarship Committee.
2. A. SFA Member: A recommendation letter from applicant’s sponsor (Current Chapter Member).
    B. Non – SFA Member: A sponsoring letter from a Senior Non-Commissioned Officer or Officer currently assigned (as of 14 April 2018) to the 5th SFG (affiliation will be verified).
3. 2018 High School Graduates: Current high school transcripts and an acceptance letter from your intended college of choice.
4. Under Graduate / Post Graduates: Current / most recent college transcripts.
5. Three recommendation / sponsorship letters, in addition to that previously outlined in #2; for those applying for the Karen Stone Arts Scholarship one of these letters must come from an arts instructor, teacher, coordinator in order to verify history, desire, and future intent to pursue an Arts education.
6. All required documents must be postmarked no later than 14 April 2018 to the below address.

 

Special Forces Association, Chapter 38
ATTN: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 223
Fort Campbell, KY 42223

Questions regarding any requirements need to be addressed to the Scholarship Committee chairperson (Mrs. Susie Paiser) at:

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 Want to see some fireworks that are better than those at Fort Campbell? Then come out and watch Chapter 38's fireworks in 2018. Planning is in the initial stages as of now.  

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greenlogo38sChapter 38 Members,

As you know we have lost five (5) of our young Warriors in the last four months due to combat, and accident, and cancer-all taken from their familes and their Brother's in Arms well before their times.

Throughout this time, Chapter 38 supported their families during their time of grief and the "Legion" as they prepared for each '"Warriors's Memorial" - as both our charter and honor dictates.


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