The Williamsburg Chapter, VASSAR, presented the NSSAR Flag Retirement Certificate to VFW Post 4639 in Williamsburg, VA
Pictured is (L to R) Mark Maggio, post junior vice commander, and George Corbett chapter flag recognition committee chairman and a life member of the VFW.
Mr. Ross Schwalm spoke to the Williamsburg Chapter during a meeting at the Colonial Heritage Club on August 14. His topic was “The Amphibious Assault on Long Island August 1776” and focused on the German Auxiliary units, the Hessians, one of which was his Third Great Grandfather, Johannes Schwalm. Schwalm is the current president of the Colonel William Grayson Chapter and he is a retired US Marine Corps Artillery Officer.
Chapter President Roger Cross, left, is shown presenting Ross Schwalm, right, with a Certificate of Appreciation and a Jefferson Cup.
Roger Cross, President of the Williamsburg Chapter, left, presented a National Society Certificate of Appreciation and Medal to Compatriot Ronald Adolphi, right, during a meeting at Colonial Heritage Club on August 14. The awards were on behalf of the NSSAR Eagle Scout Committee for outstanding support of the Arthur M. and Berdena King Eagle Scout Fund.