Good Citizen Medal Awarded

From left to right: Wayne Courreges, Maj Mai Lee Eskelund, and Jim Clements.
 At the Wimberley Valley Chamber of Commerce Birdies for Business golf tournament Wayne Courreges and Jim Clements presented the Sons of the American Revolution Good Citizenship Medal and certificate to Major Mai Lee Eskelund the daughter of the Woodcreek Mayor Eric Eskelund.
Maj. Eskelund is currently serving as the Regimental S6 for the 3rd Cavalry in Ft. Hood, Texas.  She is a 2002 ROTC graduate from the University of Illinois in Chicago where she obtained her B.A in Psychology.  She completed her Master’s degree in Military Arts and Sciences in 2014 while attending Command General Staff College” her thesis discussed the transition of veterans from Medical Evaluation Board to Veterans Affairs and civilian life.
Wayne Courreges is the President of the Patrick Henry Chapter of the Texas Society of the Sons of the American Revolution in Austin Texas and is a Marine that served in Vietnam.  Jim Clements who serves in the Patrick Henry Chapter as the President Elect and will take office in December 2016.
Our Patrick Henry Chapter is very active in Central Texas where our Color Guard participates in providing ceremonial services in numerous functions every year.
Coming up on Memorial Day May 30th we will be conducting ceremonial services with the DAR at the Texas State Cemetery.  On the 4th of July we always march in the Austin Parade and then we provide the Color Guard services at the Dell Diamond.  On Veterans Day we march in the Austin Parade.