Captain George Hill presented Cadet Michael Ciser, US Air Force ROTC Detachment 490 of the New Jersey Institute of Technology, with the Society of the War of 1812 ROTC Medal at the Dinner and Awards Ceremony on 24 April 2009.
June 2009 Meeting:
The society's 1927 flag was retired during a ceremony in which a musician played the trumpet. Gregory B. Deamer played our National Anthem during the presentation of the National Colors. The new society flag was presented to members and guests for the first time. "America the Beautiful" was played in dedication of our new society flag which is from the The Historic Flag Company, Birdsboro, PA. . To retire the 1927 society flag, the song "America" was played. Thirty-five members and guests were in attendance.
Assistant Chaplain and Past President Harry B. Folger, III on the left and Treasurer Col.Guy K. Dean III, admiring the new State Society flag.
Author William H. White accepts a certificate from Vice President Merritt W. Sturgeon. Mr. White was the guest speaker who's topic was about his latest book "When Fortune Frowns", England's effort to capture the HMS Bounty mutineers. Mr. White's books may be purchased at his website: www.seafiction.net .
Gregory B. Deamer receiving a certificate from Vice President Merritt W. Sturgeon.
Dr.George J. Hill on the right receiveing a gift from the Pennsyvania Society for a presentation he gave to that Society.