* The 2011 4th Quarter meeting of the NC Council of Chapters was held on January 14, 2012 at the Moon Hall lodge Conference Room, Ft. Bragg, NC.
* In addition to regularly scheduled briefs, a ceremony for new officer installation was held as COL Fred Black, USA-Ret., completed his two year tenure as President on the Council.
* Mouse over the thumbnail photographs to the right to see the images, described below.
Past President COL Vern Pike, USA-Ret., presents incoming Council President, LTC Robert Garman, USA-Ret., with the President's gavel.
COL Pike (far right) administers the oath to newly installed officers (l to r): COL Fred Black, USA-Ret., newest Past President; Lt Col Leslie B. Petty, USMC-Ret, Secretary; CDR William J. Overman, USN-Ret., Treasurer; CAPT Doug Ehrhardt, USN-Ret., 3rd Vice President; COL Jeri Graham, USA-Ret., 1st Vice President; LTC Robert T. Garman, USA-Ret., President.
LTC Garman presents COL Black with a bronze eagle upon completion of his term as President.
COL Black's wife, Sylvia, received a floral bouquet in recognition of her support to her spouse during his tenure.
Maj Bill Culler USMC-Ret., and his wife Dee receive a "Heavy Lifting Award" for their more than 14 years service as editors of the Council newsletter.
COL Black pins the Council Presidents pin on LTC Garman...the 35th President to wear the pin!