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Summer 2018

The SAR MAGAZINE is the official quarterly publication of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution published quarterly.

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SUMMER 2018 17 n EDWARD P. RIGEL SR. of the Georgia Society was escorted by President General (2016-17) J. Michael Tomme Sr., Minuteman class of 2013. Compatriot Rigel has served the National Society as Surgeon General and as a Vice President General. He has also served as a national trustee and alternate trustee for the Georgia Society. Rigel has served on the following committees: the Eagle Scout Committee for eight years, six as vice chairman and two as chairman; the Medical Committee for five years, four as vice chairman and one as chairman; the Historic Sites and Celebrations Committee for two years, one each as chairman and vice chairman; the Council of Vice President Generals, serving as vice chairman; and the Council of Youth Awards, serving as vice chairman. Rigel is the first- line sponsor on 36 new members. He has attended nine Congresses and 15 National Leadership Meetings. He is a George Washington Fellow and a contributor to the Arthur M. and Berdena King Eagle Scout Fund, the ROTC/JROTC Scholarship Fund, the George M. and Stella Knight Essay Contest, the Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Orations Contest, the Americanism Fund and the SAR Center for Advancing America's Heritage. n ROBERT A. SAPP of the Georgia Society was escorted by fellow Georgian George E. Thurmond, class of 2008. Compatriot Sapp has served the National Society as a national trustee and an alternate trustee for the Georgia Society for one year each. He has served on the following committees: the Americanism Committee for 12 years, three as secretary and three as a vice chairman; the ROTC/JROTC and Service Academies Committee for seven years, five as secretary; the Genealogy Committee for six years; the Veterans Committee for five years; the Membership Committee for five years, two as secretary; and the Color Guard Committee for one year. Sapp is a first-line sponsor on 152 new members and assisted in organizing four chapters in Georgia. He has attended 10 Congresses and 22 National Leadership Meetings. He is a George Washington Fellow and a contributor to the Council of Youth Awards and the SAR Center for Advancing America's Heritage. n JOHN D. SINKS of the District of Columbia Society was escorted by President General (2006-07) Nathan E. White Jr., Class of 2006. Compatriot Sinks has served the National Society as Genealogist General for four terms and as a Vice President General. He served as an Alternate Trustee for the Virginia SAR. Sinks has served on the following committees: the Genealogy Committee for 11 years, serving on several topic-oriented sub-committees; the C.A.R. Liaison Committee for six years; the Protocol Committee for four years, one as chairman; the Historic Sites & Celebrations, the Information Technology and the Re-writing SAR Bylaws committees for two years each; the Medals & Awards, the Strategic Planning and the Digitization of Genealogy Records committees for one year each; and the Council of Vice President Generals for one year, serving as vice chairman. He contributed articles to the The SAR Magazine and the SAR website related to source documents and indirect evidence of service in Virginia and other Colonies. Sinks is the first-line sponsor on 61 new members. He assisted in organizing chapters in Virginia and Tennessee. He has attended 11 Congresses and 18 National Leadership Meetings. He is a contributor to the King's College Partnership Project and the SAR Center for Advancing America's Heritage. The Minutemen Class of 2018: seated, from left, Edward P. Rigel Sr. of Georgia, Douglas T. Collins of Kentucky, Martin Boyer of France, Robert A. Sapp of Georgia and John D. Sinks of the District of Columbia. They were escorted by, standing, PG J. Michael Tomme Sr., PG Lindsey C. Brock, PG David N. Appleby, George E. Thurmond and PG Nathan E. White.

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