28 August 2021 Idaho Society of the Sons of the American Revolution Ft Boise Chapter Meeting

Historian Matt Pickar showing the proper way to load and fire a Kentucky Flintlock .69 cal rifle

New Inductee of Compatriot Thomas Row by Sec Jack Currier and President Ellis who was remote swearing in and Welcoming Thomas to the Idaho Society of the SAR. 


Compatriot Gary Pettett Registrar & National Trustee Presenting the Military Service Veterans Corps with the Certificate of Patriotism Certificate to Compatriot Jesse Jones and Sec. Jack Currier

Colonial and Militia Uniforms worn by Compatriots (L to R) Jesse Jones ( Militia), VP McClain (Colonial Army),  Secretary Jack Currier (Militia), Historian Matt Pickar (Militia) 




President Ellis Rail brought meeting to order at 1310.

Invocation by Chaplain Victor Watson.

Pledge of Allegiance and SAR Pledge by Vice President Jim McClain. 

10 in attendance and 4 on Zoom. 

Minutes read by Secretary Jack Currier from June 26 2021 Members Meeting 2nd and approved. 

Community Outreach Program report from Secretary Jack Currier. 

Registrar report from Gary Pettett. 7 applications at Nationals and 2 more in progress. 

Vice President Jim McClain read Treasurer Report. 2nd and approved. 

New member Thomas Row was introduced and inducted into S.A.R. 

President Rail announced National elections outcome. 

Jesse Jones included a very interesting story of his Patriot. 

Registrar Gary Pettett awarded Jesse Jones and Jack Currier with the Military Service Certificate and Medal. 

Upcoming NSSAR Fall Leadership will be in Louisville KY September 23-25 2021. 

Fort Boise’s next Members Meeting will be September 25th 2021. Venue TBA. 

Idaho State Society Meeting will be October 23rd 2021. Venue TBA. 

Patriot Chest presentation by Vice President Jim McClain, discussed 18th century period clothing, Secretary Jack Currier discussed 18th century everyday items and Historian Matt Pickar discussed weapons used in the Revolution. 

Benediction by Chaplain Victor Watson 

Adjourned at 1425 by President Ellis Rail