Color Guard
NSSAR Bronze Color Guard Medal
Who are those handsome men in uniform?  From left to right, the above photograph shows Compatriot John R. Kohli (SVSAR Past President and
SVSAR Color Guardsman), and Compatriot Robert D. Ebert (CASSAR President and member of the Color Guard of the Sons of Liberty Chapter
wearing the uniform of General George Washington's Life Guards) at the July 4, 2007 Independence Day Observance at Azule City Park, Saratoga,
California.  These two Compatriots are shown ringing the bell, which was rung thirteen times to represent the original thirteen colonies in the
ceremony.  Later they marched in the community parade.  The July 4, 2007 Independence Day Observance was created, organized and led by
Compatriot John (Jack) Franklin Mallory with the support and help of his wife, Susanne.  Compatriot Charles A. Smart (SVSAR President) and
Compatriot Terry L. Briggs (SVSAR Registrar) were also there to support the Color Guard and the program.

For more information, please view the Independence Day Observance event announcement by clicking on the following link.  You will need Adobe
Reader to open the file, and to read and print the event announcement.  
2007-07-04 - Independence Day Observance - Event Announcement

For more information, please view the Independence Day Observance event program by clicking on the following link.  You will need Adobe
Reader to open the file, and to read and print the event Program.  
2007-07-04 - Independence Day Observance - Event Program
2007 Memorial Day Observance
From left to right, the above photograph shows Compatriot Robert D. Ebert (CASSAR President and member of the Color Guard of the Sons of
Liberty Chapter wearing the uniform of General George Washington's Life Guards), Compatritot Xxxxx X. Xxxxxxxxxx, Compatriot Marston
Watson (San Francisco President and member of the Color Guard of the San Francisco Chapter wearing the uniform of General George
Washington's Life Guards) and Compatriot Richard T. Knock (member of SVSAR Scholarship Committee and SVSAR Color Guardsman).  These
four Compatriots are shown in the San Francisco National Cemetery following the parade and during the May 28, 2007 Memorial Day Ceremony at
the Presidio in San Francisco, California.  Compatriot Charles A. Smart, SVSAR President, was also there to support the Color Guard and the
program.

For more information, please view the Independence Day Observance event program by clicking on the following link.  You will need Adobe
Reader to open the file, and to read and print the event program.  
2007-05-28 - Memorial Day Observance - Event Program
2007 Independence Day Observance
The above photographs show fellow SVSAR Compatriots receiving the NSSAR Bronze Color Guard Medal and Certificate at SVSAR Chapter
meetings.

All recipients are members of the the SVSAR Color Guard.  The SVSAR Color Guard is a very visible and important component in promoting the
educational, historical and patriotic mission of the SVSAR Chapter.  The NSSAR Bronze Color Guard Medal is available for Chapters to award to
individuals involved in the local Color Guards, and may also be presented for Color Guard service in Chapter and State events.
Compatriot Christopher M. Palmer (left)
SVSAR Color Guard Commander
Awarded September 16, 2006
Compatriot John R. Kohli (right)
SVSAR Color Guardsman
Awarded September 16, 2006
Compatriot William Howard Jones
SVSAR Color Guardsman
Awarded October 21, 2006
Compatriot Dwayne Alton Meyer (left)
SVSAR Color Guardsman
Awarded September 15, 2007
Compatriot John Franklin Mallory (left)
SVSAR Color Guardsman
Awarded September 16, 2006
Compatriot Don Brittan Miller (right)
SVSAR Color Guardsman
Awarded September 16, 2006
Compatriot Willis Sherman Clayton, III
(left)
SVSAR Color Guardsman
Awarded September 16, 2006
SVSAR Color Guardsman
Awarded September 16, 2006
Silicon Valley Chapter
Sons of the American Revolution
Compatriots Doug Bergtholdt (left) &
Terry Briggs (right) SVSAR Color
Guardsman Awarded December 8, 2012