76th Anniversary Of The U.S. Air Force Celebrated

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2023
The John Sevier Chapter of the Tennessee Society Sons of the American Revolution celebrated the 76th Anniversary of the United States Air Force by honoring past chapter members and their patriot ancestors at the Chattanooga National Cemetery on Monday at 10 a.m.

The chapter honored past air warriors by posting USAF flags at their grave sites. Past SAR members honored included: Frank W. Atkinson (SGT, WWII), Floyd E. Britton (PFC, WWII), Frank D. Chamberlain, Jr (Headstone pictured), David W.
Gott (LTC, WWII), Clarence H. Hooks (TSGT, WWII) and Alexander Rhoton (MAJ/Dr. Vietnam/Cold War).

The compatriot’s Patriot Ancestors by which they joined the SAR were noted as of the day’s celebration. The honored Patriot Ancestors included: James Robinson, a militiaman from NC and VA who was at Yorktown; Joseph Britton, from Maryland, with service in Gist Continental Regiment; Ebenezer Chamberlain, from New Hampshire, who served in Bedel’s Regiment; James Davis, from NC, with service at the Battle of Eutaw Springs; John Fain, a veteran of the Battle of Point Pleasant in 1774; James Denney, an artilleryman with the 1st Virginia Militia Artillery Regiment and William Anderson Alexander from NC who aided the revolution by manufacturing weapons.

Community members or organizations are invited to participate with the SAR as they celebrate the people and events of the American Revolution’s 250th anniversary running to the end of 2033. Contact the John Sevier Chapter at johnsevierchapter@tnssar.org or RSVP for an event on their web calendar at https://www.tnssar.org/john-sevier- chapter.html.
Happenings
Splash Summer Arts Festival Set For Aug. 17 In Miller Park
  • 7/16/2024

Splash Youth Arts Workshop, a nonprofit that has provided free art classes to Chattanooga’s youth since 2012, is hosting a Summer Arts Festival on Saturday, Aug. 17 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. in Miller ... more

Dayton Art League Exhibit & Reception Is July 21
Dayton Art League Exhibit & Reception Is July 21
  • 7/16/2024

The public is invited to a 'Meet and Greet' Sunday for the Dayton Art Leagues' exhibit, "Different Together." Attendees can mingle and enjoy light refreshments during the event to be held ... more

DAR Promotes The Patriots And Pioneers Of America And Tennessee
DAR Promotes The Patriots And Pioneers Of America And Tennessee
  • 7/16/2024

As the nation approaches the 250th anniversary of the birth of America, the Tennessee Society Daughters of the American Revolution are encouraging celebrations in towns, cities and counties throughout ... more

Ann Barfield
Ann Barfield
  • 7/18/2024
Palmetto Beasley
Palmetto Beasley
  • 7/18/2024
Tracy Jones
Tracy Jones
  • 7/18/2024