Patriotism

The Port Tobacco Chapter, NSDAR, salutes our active duty military and veterans

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  • Contributing coffee, snacks, and diapers to active duty military at Indian Head, Maryland, is an ongoing effort following the closing of the USO
  • Donating items and funds to the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home
  • Volunteering with veterans at the Charlotte Hall Veterans Home in sing-a-longs and bingo events
  • Awarding Junior ROTC medals to a deserving senior at each of the seven Charles County high schools
  • Laying a wreath on the grave of Thomas Stone (signer of the Declaration of Independence) each year on Independence Day
  • Participating in naturalization ceremonies
  • Acquiring a proclamation from the county commissioners and setting up a Constitution Week display in the La Plata Public Library
  • Sponsoring DAR Medal of Honor winners for 2016 (George Skypeck) and 2017 (Larry Abell)
  • Sponsoring DAR Americanism winner for 2017 (Col. Bill Tart)
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    Above left: U.S. Marines and Sailors with Chemical Biological Incident Response Force (CBIRF) enjoy pizza donated by the Port Tobacco Chapter, NSDAR, aboard Naval Support Facility Indian Head on February 4, 2020. Port Tobacco Chapter, NSDAR, donated over 150 pizzas to CBIRF while in support of the State of the Union Address. (Official U.S. Marine Corps. photos by Lance Cpl. Blakely Graham/Released. Used with permission) Above right: Chapter members loading the pizzas into a vehicle.  (Photo by Port Tobacco Chapter member. Used with permission)