Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Prattville Dragoons New Color Sergeant Chadwick Roten

Chadwick Roten who only recently joined the Prattville Dragoons, SCV Camp 1524 has volunteered to step up as Color Sergeant for the camp.  Chad should be congratulated and thanked for stepping forward to help the camp in a leadership position.  Former Dragoons Commander and current Alabama Division Chief of Staff Larry Spears has been acting in the capacity of Color Sergeant and will relinquish this responsibility in a ceremony at the upcoming Dragoons spring picnic at Confederate Memorial Park.  Chad heeded the call of Gen. Robert E. Lee which Communications Officer Tyrone Crowley reiterated in the most recent issue of the Prattville Dragoons Camp Dispatch monthly newsletter, "Duty is the sublimest word in our English language. Do your duty in all things. You cannot do more.  You should never wish to do less."   And that of Lt. Gen. Stephen Dill Lee in the SCV Charge, 
To you, Sons of Confederate Veterans, we will commit the vindication of the cause for which we fought. To your strength will be given the defense of the Confederate soldier's good name, the guardianship of his history, the emulation of his virtues, the perpetuation of those principles which he loved and which you love also, and those ideals which made him glorious and which you also cherish."
Thanks Chad Roten, Color Sergeant for SCV Camp 1524, Prattville Dragoons.

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