9 SEP 2017 FORT STORY, VA
report by Edward Douglas
Virginia Society Norfolk Chapter Sons of the American Revolution hosted the Commemoration of the Battle of the Capes today at Fort Story. Huzzah to Admiral de Grasse and the French fleet who battled with the British fleet at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and prevented reinforcements from reaching General Cornwallis at Yorktown. We all know the outcome of that!!
submitted by Lewis de Seife
report by New River Chapter President Terry Blevins
On 06 September, 2017, the New River Valley Chapter awarded a Heroism Medal and Certificate to Floyd County Sheriff’s Investigator Rusty Stanley for his work while off duty in arresting David Annarelli in September 2016. During the altercation, Investigator Stanley was wounded. There were no other casualties incurred and Mr. Annarelli was taken into custody unharmed, showing the great restraint and training of the Floyd County Sheriff’s Deputies