LOUISIANA

Reported by Lieutenant Brian "Vex" McClure / Executive Officer & Communications

NEW TROOPER MORRISON

Trooper Greg Morrison (pictured right) was sworn into the SCV Mechanized Cavalry by

Lt. Brian "Vex" McClure at the 2019 Louisiana Watermelon Festival in Farmerville, LA.

2019 LOUISIANA WATERMELON FESTIVAL

Farmerville, Louisiana

The Lt. Elijah H. Ward Camp #1971 hosted the SCV Procession in the 56th annual Louisiana Watermelon Festival Parade.

The Sons of Confederate Veterans Parade Procession line-up included the SCV, SCVMC, UDC, OCR, C of C, infantry,

 artillery, cavalry, officers, civilians, etc. The crowd was very responsive & supportive.

We thank everyone coming out and Making Dixie Great Again.

NEW TROOPER HOLLIS

Camp Commander & SCVMC Trooper Syl Martinez swore in new Trooper

Larry David Hollis (right) at the Sabine Rifles Camp #2057 monthly meeting.

LA SCVMC 4th PLATOON MEETING

LA SCVMC " Dog Days of Summer" August '19 4th Platoon meeting. Great turnout with a great platoon.

Two promotions as well discussions on how to keep advancing the Charge & the Cause throughout Southeast Louisiana.

The SCV Mechanized Cavalry continues to lead the way!

We also would like to thank Firehouse Bistro for allowing us to have our meeting there. The food was excellent!

NEW CPL & QM BENNETT

Dale Bennett (right) was promoted to corporal & quartermaster at the

LA SCVMC " Dog Days of Summer" August '19 4th Platoon meeting.

NEW COLOR SGT LEBOEUF

John Leboeuf (right) was promoted officially to color sergeant at the

LA SCVMC "Dog Days of Summer" August '19 4th Platoon meeting.

WASHINGTON RIFLES FAMILY DAY


Washington Rifles SCV Camp 2211 & SCV Mechanized Cavalry 1-B-4, and Order Of Confederate Rose held their annual family

 day at Robert Stringfield and Josette Stringfields camp on Bogue Chitto. It was a great day, with great music by Jason Phelps,

 and more food, by Tony Jones, than anybody should be allowed to try to eat!!! Thanks to everybody!! Deo Vindice!

BIKERS ON THE BAYOU

August 24, 2019

The Lt JY Sanders Camp 2092 Sons of Confederate Veterans & the Louisiana SCV Mechanized Cavalry participated in "Bikers on the Bayou"

 Event in Franklin, LA. St. Mary Parish had a major presence in the film "Easy Rider" & the held the event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic movie's release.

 Great times, music and food. The community was very friendly and receptive to the Sons of Confederate Veterans.

We thank them for their support!

  ALABAMA

Reported by Barry Wynn

Alabama Mechanized Cavalry and SCV members celebrate the four year anniversary of the Canoe,Alabama Confederate Monument

and Flag raising.These fellows are doing a great job in South Alabama representing our Confederate History and Heritage.

1D's South Central Platoon Lieutenant Michael Chop Atkins visiting the New England coast with his wife showcasing

the Mechanized Calvary hat for all to see.Chop always represents the Calvary wherever he goes.

SCV Pvt William Carney Camp 2088 Commander and Mech Cav member Ryan Preston swearing in another SCV member.

Congratulations to Shawn Amos the newest member of the Carney Camp!They do a great job

recruiting and are adding new members on a regular basis!

Alabama 1D Troopers had an awesome time at the Birthday Bash on the Creek for

 Mechanized Cavalry Brother Barry Alexander (center) August 17th.Happy Birthday Brother!

1D's Barry Love,Lt Michael Chop Atkins,and Chops wife Christine at Vulcan Park

enjoying the view of Birmingham, Alabama's skyline from atop Red Mountain.

Three of 1D Platoons are represented in this picture at Barry Alexander's Birthday Bash at the Creek.

Lt to Rt North Central Platoon Mike Jackal Lanford,North West Platoon Scott Frederick, and Central Platoon Mike Doss.

North Central Platoon Trooper James Lanford taking it all in at Double Springs,Alabama

for the Birthday Bash at the Creek.

1D Alabama Mechanized Cavalry and OCR members stop at the Centerville,Alabama Courthouse for a quick picture

 at the Confederate Monument before heading to Selma,Alabama for the General Forrest Birthday celebration.

Alabama Mechanized Cavalry Troopers gathered in Selma,Alabama to meet other riders before heading to the

 General Nathan Bedford Forrest Celebration at Fort Dixie.This is an annual event honoring General Forrest

with speakers,music,cannon salutes and a free Catfish dinner!

North West Platoons Scott Frederick and OCRs Jenny Brooks Johnson member Shirley Ann Postell at Stone Mountain Georgia.

Shirley is instrumental in raising funds for the Eldridge Children's home every year.

The Eldridge Children's home ride is the first Saturday of December so mark your calendars!

Lt to Rt are Sergeants for Southern Platoon Johnny Charles and South Central Platoon

Brian Snake Anderson rested in the shade at Liveoak Cemetery in Selma,Alabama.

Central Platoon Lieutenant Rodney Pitts sporting the Sombrero during lunch with

Captain Pat Mcmurry and Chris Allen before heading to the Forrest Celebration in Selma.

Preparing to head out on a ride serving as our rolling billboards for our Confederate Heritage are 1D Northwest Platoon Troopers,

Lt to Rt,Johnny Hamby,Tony Barnes(back),Wayne Hamby,Barry Alexander,Keith McClung,and Scott Frederick.