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DEPARTMENT ORDER # 3, 2021-2022

HEADQUARTERS OF THE DEPARTMENT COMMANDER
DEPARTMENT OF TENNESSEE
SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR
David Michael DuBrucq
509 Blueridge Drive
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Email: davedubrucq@gmail.com

DEPARTMENT ORDER # 3, 2021-2922

 Appointment of 2022 Department Officer Nominating Committee

This Department Order will serve as notice to the Brothers of the Department of Tennessee of the appointment of the Nominating Committee for the selection of the Department of Tennessee, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, and officers for the 2022 year. Election of Officers will be held in April at the Annual Department Encampment.

PDC Michael Downs is hereby appointed as Chairman of the Nominating Committee. PDC Downs will contact members of the committee to advise them of meeting schedules.

The slate of Nominees will be presented to the Department Commander and the Department Secretary-Treasurer by no later than March 1, 2022.

Members who are interested in serving as an officer in the Department are encouraged to contact their camp’s nominating committee representative and notify him of the office you are interested in.

Nominations will be for the following: Department Commander, Department Senior Vice Commander, Department Junior Vice Commander, Department Secretary-Treasurer, Department Asst. Secretary- Treasurer and Department Council.

All other officers will be appointed by newly elected Department Commander.

Nominating Committee Members shall be as follows:

  • Chairman PDC Mike Downs mpdowns76@gmail.com
  • Sultana Camp 1: Richard Rexroade rfrex@yahoo.com
  • Missionary Ridge Camp 63: Nick Norwood nicktnreb@gmail.com
  • Fort Donelson Camp 62 Chip Huffman Chip@huffman-rice.com
  • Maj. Wm McTeer Camp 39 Richard Holmes ravterp@gmail.com
  • Army of the Tennessee Camp 64 Tommy Phillips tlphillips@frontiernet.net

So ordered this 12 Day of November, 2021 David M. DuBrucq PCC Commander Department of Tennessee Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

David M. DuBrucq PCC
Commander
Department of Tennessee
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Attest:
Gary W. Moore
Secretary-Treasurer
Department of Tennessee
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

DEPARTMENT ORDER # 2, 2021-2022

HEADQUARTERS OF THE DEPARTMENT COMMANDER
DEPARTMENT OF TENNESSEE 
SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR
David Michael DuBrucq
509 Blueridge Drive
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Email: davedubrucq@gmail.com

DEPARTMENT ORDER # 2, 2021-2922


1. Andrew Johnson Camp 70, Department of Tennessee, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War has failed to comply with the documentation requirements set forth in and required by the National Constitution and Regulations of the Sons of Union Veterans.

2. Andrew Johnson Camp 70, Department of Tennessee, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War has failed to file and IRS Form 990 for three consecutive years.

3. As a consequence of this inaction, I have the sad duty to suspend Andrew Johnson Camp 70 until these requirements are met.

4. Should Andrew Johnson Camp 70, after a being given reasonable time period to act, fail to resolve these issues, they will be stricken from Department rolls and required to surrender their charter and all Camp property as required by the Constitution and Regulations of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

David M. DuBrucq PCC
Department Commander
Department of Tennessee
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Attest:

Gary W Moore
Department Secretary-Treasurer
Department of Tennessee
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

DEPARTMENT ORDER # 1, 2021-2022

HEADQUARTERS OF THE DEPARTMENT COMMANDER
DEPARTMENT OF TENNESSEE 
SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR
David Michael DuBrucq
509 Blueridge Drive
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Email: davedubrucq@gmail.com

DEPARTMENT ORDER # 1, 2021-2922

The preferred method of communication shall be by electronic mail.

  1. My sincere thanks to all Brothers who were in attendance at our 26th Annual Encampment in Murfreesboro. Special thanks to Department Secretary/Treasurer, Now Department Senior Vice Commander George A. Huttick for all the work he did to make things go as smoothly as possible.  Brother Huttick has been as Secretary/Treasurer and will continue to be as Department Senior Vice Commander a decided asset to this Department.
  1. It was my pleasure to award Brother Richard Holmes with the Charles Henry Engle Memorial Award of Appreciation for his work in locating and restoring Union soldier graves. Congratulations Brother Holmes!
  1. Congratulations to Department Senior Vice Commander George A. Huttick for being the recipient of the first annual Department Commander’s Award for his outstanding work as Department Secretary Treasurer.
  1. Congratulations are in order for our newly elected officers
    • Dept. Senior Vice Commander:  George A. Huttick PCC
    • Department Junior Vice Commander:  Chip Huffman CC
    • Secretary/Treasurer: Gary W. Moore
    • Asst Secretary/Treasurer: Scott Holmes
    • Department Council:
      • James W. “Bill” Heard PCC (1 yr.)
      • Gary Burke (2 yrs.)
      • George Lane (2 yrs.)
  1. Congratulations to our newly appointed officers
    • Patriotic Instructor:  Open (Volunteers for this office are being sought)
    • Chaplain:  Gary Burke
    • Graves Registration Officer: Richard Holmes
    • Historian: Clyde Getman PDC
    • Counselor: Ben Jones PDC
    • Eagle Scout Coordinator: George A. Huttick PCC
    • Civil War Memorials Officer:  Sam Gant PDC
    • Color Bearer: Tommy Phillips, PCC
    • Guard: Bill Heard, PCC
    • Guide/Registrar: Dan Girton
    • Signals Officer: George Andrew Huttick, PCC
  1. My most humble thanks to the Brothers of the Department of Tennessee for re-electing me as your Department of Tennessee Commander for the full term of 2021-2022. It will be my honor to serve you.
  1. Our primary emphasis for the 2021-2022 year will be on recovery from the pandemic and a return to in-person meetings whenever possible. This will include a return to public events in which our local camps can participate.  We will also double our efforts to increase membership, especially of younger members who will carry on our traditions.  Offer your services to local leaders by advising them you are ready and willing to serve the community.
  1. As we enter the new Department Year, the importance of the Camp Patriotic Instructors and the Department Patriotic Instructor cannot be over emphasized. Please do all you can to assist them in you Camp and Department.
  1. A new emphasis has been placed on the timely submission of reports by the National Organization. Camps, like Departments may be suspended for failure to submit required reports in a timely fashion.  Camp Commanders are asked to work with their Camp Secretaries to assure completion and submission of required documents.
  1. For planning purposes, the 27th Annual Encampment of the Department of Tennessee is tentatively scheduled for April 2nd, 2022.
  1. All previous Department Orders shall remain in effect unless modified or rescinded.
  2. Brothers who are attending the National Encampment in St. Louis are reminded to submit their pre-registration to Brother Joe Hall:      https://www.suvcwmo.org/2021-national-encampment.html

So ordered this 30th day of April, 2021

David M. DuBrucq PCC
Department Commander
Department of Tennessee
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Attest:

Gary W Moore
Department Secretary-Treasurer
Department of Tennessee
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Department Officers – 2021

ommander:Dave DuBrucq, PCC
Senior Vice-Commander:George Andrew Huttick, PCC
Junior Vice-Commander:Chip Huffman, PCC
Secretary / Treasurer:Gary Moore
Assistant Secretary / Treasurer:Scott Holmes, PCC
Council Bill Heard, PCC (1 yr)
 Gary Burke (2 yr)
 George Lane, PCC
ChaplainGary Burke
Patriotic Instructor 
Civil War Memorials OfficerSam Gant, PDC
HistorianClyde Getman, PDC
Graves Registration OfficerRich Holmes, CC
Eagle Scout CoordinatorGeorge Andrew Huttick, PCC
ROTC Coordinator 
Color BearerTommy Phillips, PCC
GuardBill Heard, PCC
GuideDan Girton
Signals OfficerGeorge Andrew Huttick, PCC
CounselorBen Jones, PDC

DEPARTMENT ORDER # 8, 2020-2021 – Department Encampment

HEADQUARTERS OF THE DEPARTMENT COMMANDER
DEPARTMENT OF TENNESSEE 
SONS OF UNION VETERANS OF THE CIVIL WAR
David Michael DuBrucq
509 Blueridge Drive
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
sockettuem@att.net
615-525-1589

DEPARTMENT ORDER # 8, 2020-2021

Department Encampment

All Brothers are invited and encouraged to attend the Department Encampment.  This is a time of fraternity, and considering the distancing of the past year, a time when we can renew old friendships and make new ones.

      1. The following are the details for the 26th Department of Tennessee Encampment.
        • Department Encampment is scheduled for 17 April 2021 beginning promptly at 9:00 am
        • The Encampment will be held at The Heritage Center, 225 W College Street, Murfreesboro.
        • The event hotel will be Holiday Inn, 1453 Silohill Ln, Murfreesboro. Rate is $111.00 per night + Tax 
          • Code is SUVCW.
          • Please contact the hotel at 615-751-5300 to make reservations.
        • A Registration Fee will be $40.00 per attendee (includes $10.50 for Medal) and must be made by 01 April 2021
          • The registration form is posted on the Departmental Website: http://www.suvcwdepttn.org/
          • Lunch is available on an individual basis from several good restaurants within walking distance of the Heritage Center venue.
      1. We are still awaiting final submission for Camp Awards as detailed in the previous Department Order #7, 2020-2021

      2. All Department Officer and Camp Reports should be to the Department Secretary no later than 05 April 2021.
        1. These reports are the annual status narratives and are not official Forms of the order.
        2. Additionally, any Camp that has not submitted required National Reporting forms by Encampment may not be eligible to seat delegates at the Encampment.

Ordered this 12th Day of March 2021.

By order of: David. Michael DuBrucq
Department Commander

Attest: George A. Huttick
Department Secretary – Treasurer

 


Registration Form: http://www.suvcwdepttn.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/EncampmentRegistrationForm21.pdf