Reported by Sergeant Major Mac McPeters
2nd Battalion, A Company
Captain Joey Taylor along with 2nd Lt. Leon Lowe of the 1st Platoon swore in new member Ted “Bear” Thompson
at their meeting on Sunday, March 1, 2020. Please welcome Brother Bear! Also, congratulate brother Leon on his
promotion to 2 nd Lieutenant of the 1 st and 7 th Platoons.
Brother Iffy Richards also got and promoted to Sgt. of the 1st. Platoon. Congratulations Iffy!
The Corona virus did not stop the 2nd Platoon from holding their monthly meeting on Saturday March 14 th.
The meeting was led by Cpl. Keith Thackston as he filled in for Sgt. Jeff Anderson. Keith cruised to the meeting
in his beautiful custom built '48 Cadillac street rod. They had a few visitors from the 4 th Platoon who stopped by after helping
SCV Camp #167 with adopt a highway.
Sgt. Major Mac, Floyd, 1 st Lt. Terry, Greg, Battalion Cpt. Ray, Retired. Capt. Tucker,
Ray R., Cpl. Keith and SCV VA Division Commander & 2 nd Lt. Johnny Neville.
Members of the 2 nd & 4 th Platoons attended the Virginia Division Confederate Flag Day
Celebration being held at the beautiful historic Blandford Church in Petersburg Va.
Battalion Capt. Ray, Cpl. Ray (2 nd Pltn), Sgt. Major Mac, Cory & Floyd
The 4th Platoon had a great meeting on Saturday February 22, 2020. Captain Joey and 5 th Platoon Sgt. Allen
and his dad Roy came up from Mathews Co. to attend. We also had guest and potential member Greg Fuller from
A.P. Hill Camp 167 in for a visit. Captain Joey, along with 1 Lt. Terry and Sgt. Major Mac, swore in brothers
Chuck Newcomb and Kenneth Lara. Please welcome these fine compatriots to our ranks!
1 st Lt. Terry Jones accepted the position of Treasurer of the Virginia Mech. Cav. Congratulations brother
Terry for giving more of yourself to our organization! We thank you and appreciate your efforts.
Carl, Kenneth, Chuck, Sgt. Major Mac, Captain Joey
Brothers from the 4th Platoon volunteered to pick up trash and help SCV A.P. Hill Camp #167 with their Adopt-A-Highway project.
We had a lot of help so it didn’t take too long. As always we strive to make Dixie clean again!
Brother Paul Jackson was sworn into the Mechanized Cavalry 8th platoon on Sunday, February 23, 2020 by
Capt. Joey Taylor. Members present at the meeting were Capt. Joey Taylor, retired Capt. Robert McDaniel,
Sgt. Steve Shields, Cpl. Clarence Stowe, Sammy Boone, Steve Reynolds, Aubrey Ridgeway, James Keefe,
George Randell , Capt. Ray Easter, 2 nd Lt. Ernest Newton and visting from the Great State
of North Carolina, brother Tizzy Magoo! Also in attendance was a bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest.
Brother Paul Jackson being sworn into the 8 th Platoon.
Retired Capt. Robert with the bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest.
SCV MC NC Disater Relief Team put out the word that they were heading to Tennessee to help the victims
of the most recent tornadoes. 1 st Lt. Terry Jones suggested that we help them out.
Our Virginia Mech. Cav. stepped up and so did a few SCV Camps.
We offered generous donations and purchased
a load of goods for the families in need.
5 th Platoon Sgt Allen Farmer, Va. State Captain Joey Taylor, and 2 nd Battalion Captain Ray Easter delivered
the load of goods donated from 4 th Platoon, 5 th Platoon, A.P. Hill Camp #167, and Lane Armstead Camp #1772.
They were on their way to meet up with the Sgt. Cowboy Jeff Roberts who started and runs the SCV MC Disaster Relief Team.
Once they hook up with Jeff and his crew they will then head to Tennessee to deliver the goods which will be dispersed by local churches.
Sgt Allen Farmer, Capt Joey Taylor, Batt. Capt. Ray Easter
Don’t forget to get your SCV MC 2020 Annual registration in and remember
that prices go up April 1st . We look forward to seeing you all there.
Reported by Cpl. Gary Burleigh (Breeze)
Representing Company C along with SCV members Bill Yates and Dustin Morgan at the Brazoria Heratage day festable.
Najor Frank Dietz, Red Yauch, Dewayne Bolten along with Randel Tennison and wife Linda
Lt.Randle Tension "Chong" and Beautiful wife Linda at
Brazoria Heritage day
Major Frank Deitz and Lt. Randal Chong Tennison wakeing up the Surfside Community
Major Dietz and Corporal Todd Long taking the top two places in the
Surfside St. Patrick day Parade and celabration. They worked hard for this
Sgt. Ken Smith 5th squad along with Sgt Jessie James ,Trooper Daniel Off Road Cirkles braving the cold
to ride and show our colors on a cold day up in North Texas and into Oklahoma.
Retired 1st Lt. Buddy Birch , Retired 1st Sgt. Paul Mattoon, 1st Sgt Mike Puerce (Jessie James) 4th Squad Sgt.
Ken Smith, Trooper's Tony Cirkles, Dan Cirkles, Jim Ault, Danny Shannon, Kyle Mckane,
Mark Carpenter, and Scott Herring. They road to Fat Bullys in Oklahoma