Ariel Lynn Kehoe Receives DAR National Defense Medal

Sunday, June 22, 2014
From left, Judge David Campbell Chapter Regent Jan Perry, Chief Petty Officer Ariel Kehoe and LT Stacy L. Kehoe, NSCC.
From left, Judge David Campbell Chapter Regent Jan Perry, Chief Petty Officer Ariel Kehoe and LT Stacy L. Kehoe, NSCC.

The Judge David Campbell Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored Ariel Lynn Kehoe, a sea cadet from the Signal Mountain Division, with the DAR National Defense Committee ROTC Medal.  

Chief Petty Officer Kehoe was chosen for this award as a result of her leadership, dependability, good character and military discipline.  She has served as battalion commander and understands the importance and fundamentals of a patriotic organization such as the Naval Sea Cadet Corps, said DAR officials.  

Chief Petty Officer Kehoe’s effort, academic ability, pride, professionalism, and can-do spirit is a model for all to follow, and is in keeping with the highest traditions of the United States Navy, Daughters of the American Revolution, and the United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps, said DAR offiials. 

The Judge David Campbell Chapter was organized in May 1915 and has events and programs based on the DAR’s commitment to education, historic preservation, and patriotism.  Any woman interested in finding out more about how to become involved in our local DAR organizations can email judgedavidcampbell@tndar.org or visit www.tndar.org/~davidcampbell/.



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