Department Orders Archive

 

 

Department Orders Archive

 

 

 

2018 – 2019
Department Commander Leo C. McGuire
Department Order #1
Establishes Commander McGuire’s command of the Department of New York, reports financial status, reflects upon the hard work that went into the 2018 Encampment, and speaks to the challenges before the department.
Department Order #2
Suspends Walter H. French Camp #17, David G. Caywood Camp #146 and CPL. James Tanner Camp #134 for failure to submit reports to the Department on time.
Department Order #3
Reinstates Walter H. French Camp #17 and requests Camps and Brothers to take part in Memorial Day services, events and remembrances.
Department Order #4
Reinstates David G. Caywood, Camp, #146, expresses the Commander’s wish to visit camps and sponsored events, and suggests workshops be held at the encampment or at the midyear meeting.
Department Order #5
Suspends CPL. James Tanner Camp #134.
Department Order #6
Announces the mid-year meeting and addesses necessary changes to all camps’ ByLaws regarding youthful members and the securing of a group exemption status under 501c3 regulations.
Department Order #7
Addresses the horrific limousine crash in Schoharie, New York that took 20 lives.
Department Order #8
Sets expectations for department officers, camp officers and members.
Department Order #9
Regarding Important ByLaws Dates and Changes and the new Website of the New York Department
Department Order #10
Requests the Revocation of the Charter of the Richard Clark Camp No. 10 of Patchogue, NY
Department Order #11
Addresses various administrative items & deadlines on the upcoming Department encampment
Department Order #12
Appoints Bro. Raymond Ball as Dept. Musician, addresses various items regarding the upcoming Department encampment
Department Order #13
Addresses final details for the Encampment and suspends the Moses Baldwin, Schuyler F. Smith, Col. David Ireland, and Weber Camps
Department Order #14
Reinstates the Col. John B. Weber Camp #44 of Lackawanna, NY
Department Order #15
The David G. Caywood Camp No.146 of Ovid, NY is suspended for failure to file their By-Laws of 2 sections and the current 990-N.
Department Order #16
The Smith Camp #193, Baldwin Camp #544, and Ireland Camp #137 are reinstated & The Joseph Rippey Award for 2019 goes to Raymond W. LeMay III, PDC.

 

2017 – 2018
Department Commander Daryl VerStreate, Jr
Department Order #1
Establishes Commander VerStreate’s command of the Department of New York, reports financial status, announces the 2018 Encampment, and challenges camps to re-enlist brothers whose memberships have lapsed.
Department Order #2
Announces formation of Memorial/ Monument Grant Fund committee.
Department Order #3
Suspends two camps for failure to submit their reports to the Department on time.
Department Order #4
Reinstates CPL. James Tanner Camp #134.
Department Order #5
Announces the Midyear meeting to be held in Ithaca on November 4, 2017.
Department Order #6
Reinstates Schuyler F. Smith Camp #193.
Department Order #7
Requests Camps to inform the Department Secretary of all address changes and deceased members.
Department Order #8
Announces formation of the 2019 Encampment Committee.
Department Order #9
Announces formation of the National Encampment Feasibility Committee.
Department Order #10
Announces the appointment of Darin Everdyke to editor of The Volunteer.
Department Order #12
Announces the appointment of Ray LeMay, PDC as Assistant Secretary for the Annual Encampment.
Department Order #13
Relocates the Department’s HQ to Commander VerStreate’s home address.
Department Order #14
Reinstates Moses A. Baldwin Camp #544.

 

2016 – 2017
Department Commander Paul Ellis-Graham
Department Order #1
Establishes Commander Ellis-Graham’s command of the Department of New York, reports financial status, announces mid-year meeting and 2017 Encampment, and other matters.
Department Order #2
Amends the Department address, issues a reminder about the Midyear meeting and offers news regarding the health of Earl Allen, PDC.
Department Order #3
Addresses publication schedule for The Volunteer.
Department Order #4
Sadly announces the passing of Brother Earl Allen, PDC.
Department Order #5
Provides instructions to camp commanders on how to file IRS FORM 990N.
Department Order #6
Addresses various items, including the Encampment, new Patriotic Instructor’s Handbook and Report Form, and THE VOLUNTEER.

 

2015 – 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Department Commander Raymond W. LeMay III
Department Order #1
Establishes Commander LeMay’s command of the Department of New York, reports financial status, and other matters.
Department Order #2
Suspends General Alexander S. Diven Camp #77.
Department Order #3
Encourages Camps and Brothers to participate in Memorial Day services.
Department Order #4
Announces officers and committees of the Department, as well as congratulating the Sisters in the Allied Orders on their elections.
Department Order #5
Encourages Camps and Brothers to celebrate Flag Day by partaking in celebrations, commemorations and events.
Special Request
Department Order #6
Requests Camps and Brothers to take part in Independence Day celebrations.
Department Order #7
Announces the adoption and posting of By-Laws approved by the 2015 Department Encampment.
Department Order #8
Commends Willard Camp #154 for its accomplishments regarding the restoration and care of Major General George Henry Thomas’s grave. Announces a contribution from the Dept. Commander’s Discretionary Fund and encourages all Brothers to assist in that effort.
Department Order #9
Calls a Mid-Year meeting and asks for mid-year reports from Department Officers, Department Committees, Department Special Committees and Camp Commanders.
Department Order #10
This is an important order requesting all Camps to submit camp newsletters and other materials to Bro. Donald Zeilman, the Dept. Volunteer editor. It also appoints the Dept. Encampment Organization and Planning Guide Committee and re-appoints the Greenpoint Monitor Museum Committee
Department Order #11
Addresses re-location of the Department Encampment from Tarrytown to Suffern and changes to the Encampment Committee.
Department Order #12
Belated announcement regarding the awarding of the Oliver P. Clark Plaque for individual recruiting and the PDC John G. Kernan Cup for camp recruiting for 2014-2015.
Department Order #13
Appoints Proceedings Committee and Artifacts-Memorials-Monuments Grant Committee as special committees, seeks to fill vacant Department Officer positions, and announces the passing of Brother William P. “Bill” Warne.
Department Order #14
Recognizes Veterans Day and calls on brothers and camps to participate in commemorations, memorials, parades, services and events held for all veterans in our communities.
Department Order #15
Instructs camps to begin preparations for the GAR Sesquicentennial on April 6th, 2016. This includes organizing a bell ringing ceremony to be known as “Bells Across New York for the G.A.R.” and registration of GAR monuments, leading to a book of monuments to be self-published by the Department.
Department Order #16
Announces revocation of charters for Daniel E. Sickles Camp No. 3 and General Alexander S. Diven Camp No. 77.
Department Order #17
Commander LeMay’s Thanksgiving Day messaage.
Department Order #18
Announces with deep regret the passing of Real Son and Brother Charlie Brock of London, Kentucky
Department Order #19
Conveys Commander LeMay’s holiday messaage, welcomes new and returning camp officers, reminds camps to submit Form #22 and to update their web sites, and congratulates Tilden Camp #26 for developments of the Greenpoint Monitor Museum.
Department Order #20
Announces Brother George J. Weinmann, PDC and Tilden Camp No. 26 as recipients of the 2013-2014 Oliver P. Clark Plaque and PDC John G. Kernan Cup, respectively.
Department Order #21
Announces the 133rd Encampment of the Department of New York to be held on April 29 through May 1 at the Crowne Plaza in Suffern.
Department Order #22
Announces various annual reporting requirements and procedures thereof. Also requests that material for the spring issue of the department newsletter be sent to Brother Donald G. Zeilman.
Department Order #23
Announces an understanding with the Friends of the New York State Military Museum for the archival of Department charters, documents, art, photographs (ephemera) and other items.
Special Request No. 2
Department Order #24
Recognizes the Sesquicentennial of the founding of the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.).
Department Order #25
Announces a renewed committmnet to the Archibald Gracie Camp #985, Sons of Confederate Veterans Award, including acquisition of a new plaque.
Department Order #26
Includes several administrative topics. Also announces the passing of Brother Arnold E. Vernoy of Ellis Camp No. 124 and reminds brothers of the Annual General Grant Birthday Commemoration at Grant’s Tomb.
Department Order #27
Addresses various issues including deceased Brothers, Encampment information and the Volunteer.
Department Order #28
Documents the awards that were presented at the 133rd New York Department Encampment in Suffern, New York.

 

2014 – 2015
Department Commander George J. Weinmann
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2013 – 2014
Department Commander Robert L. Pugsley
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2012 – 2013, Series III


Department Commander Jeffrey Albanese
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2011 – 2012, Series II


Department Commander Jeffrey Albanese
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2010 – 2011, Series I


Department Commander Jeffrey Albanese
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2006-2007

Department Commander Earl E. Allen

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2004-2005

Department Commander Dale E. Theetge

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2005-2006

Department Commander Dale E. Theetge

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2003-2004

Department Commander Todd A. Shillington

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2002-2003

Department Commander Todd A. Shillington

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