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Potomac District Royal Rangers  News and Information for Royal Ranger Leaders  January-February 2011

Regional Conference Focuses on Excellence Page 3

Start Preparing for National Camporama Page 5

Clarification on FCF Membership Dues Page 6

Light for the Lost 2011 Tour Announced Page 7 Check out Potomac District Royal Rangers on the Web at www.PotomacRangers.org

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Re-Visit Your Calling

FOUNDATIONAL PRINCIPLES FOR RANGER LEADERSHIP

(Find A Cave, If Necessary) By Rev. Bobby Basham District Commander

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s we enter a new year, my prayer is for the Lord to reinvigorate our hearts and give all of us a fresh anointing to serve Him and the boys He has placed in our care. Royal Rangers is a tremendous tool to reach into a young man’s life and see Jesus change him into a man of God that serves his church, his community and his family. This is our goal and reason for being. The entire Potomac District Royal Rangers staff exists to serve our commanders and boys, to enable all of us to reach more boys, to see boys grow in God, and to ignite a fire in lives of boys that will spread to other young men. Guys, it can happen and it needs to happen. As we begin to gear up for the next year, don’t be afraid to re-visit your calling and purpose in this ministry. There are times in my life, that like of Elijah, when I need to go back to a cave and figure out my calling and my direction. It is from there that the Lord hears our prayers and speaks to us once again in that small, still voice, recharging our hearts and our mission. With that said, may I encourage each Ranger leader, especially those of you who serve on a sectional staff, please make our Potomac District Commanders’ Conference on March 25-26 a priority event in your calendar this year. At last year’s conference, we began our journey of encouraging leaders, and this year we want to keep walking down that path. Our keynote speaker for Friday night will be our past District Superintendent and current Regional Executive Presbyter, Dr. H. Robert Rhoden. We are changing up our conference in response to the feedback from last year’s event, and I believe you will like the changes. We will be meeting at West End Assembly of God in Richmond this year, and I encourage you to bring your spouse and have a fun and relaxing weekend. More details about our conference will be forthcoming in the days ahead. Leaders, and boys, if you have to, go to a cave, get alone with God and let Him once again speak into your life, and you can then leave that place of sometimes despair with renewed anointing and passion. It is an honor to serve this great ministry.

Royal Rangers Emblem © 1962 by the national Royal Rangers Office, The General Council of the Assemblies of God; Springfield, Mo. 65802. The Royal Rangers Emblem may not be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means—electronically, mechanically, photocopies, recording, or otherwise— without prior written permission from the national Royal Rangers Office.

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Our Purpose: EVANGELISM To adequately communicate Jesussalvation to every Ranger-age boy in America and around the world. Our Power: THE HOLY SPIRIT To adequately declare the alwaysrelevant Word of truth to every Ranger-age boy in America and around the world in the power of the Holy Spirit. Our Call: GOD-CALLED We are God-called to reach every boy in America and around the world with God-methods. Our Community: LOVE Our method and motive for life and ministry is love; to build a connected, caring community that loves extravagantly. Our Discipline: PRAYER That we might not sin against the Lord and this ministry by failing to pray. Source: “Think One: Foundational Principles for Ranger Leadership,” by Rev. Doug Marsh, National Commander

TOMAHAWK Potomac District Commander Rev. Bobby Basham Publications Coordinator/Editor Gary Wagner The Tomahawk newsletter is published bimonthly as a means of communicating news and information to Royal Ranger leaders throughout the Potomac District. Sectional staffs and outposts are invited to submit articles and photographs that feature activities of Royal Ranger ministries on a local level, or to share ideas and successes. Email material to garywagner54@ aol.com. Please submit photos as separate jpg image files. The Tomahawk is distributed via email as an electronic publication. Email address corrections, or requests to be added to the distribution list, should be forwarded to Potomac District executive secretary Denise Raduano at potomacmm@msn.com.

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egistrations are now being accepted for this year’s Northeast Region Commanders’ Conference scheduled for Feb. 4-5 at the Willow Valley Conference Center & Resort in Lancaster, Pa., which is now officially a Doubletree resort. Renovation of the hotel underway during last year’s leaders’ conference is complete, and the facility now boasts a new hot tub area, a new fitness center, a new restaurant and refurbished lobby and rooms! Consider bringing your family to the conference to make this a mini-getaway that you all can enjoy. A wide variety of training is to be offered, to include the new Ranger Essentials and Rangers Basics training modules. Lucie Hale will offer a fantastic craft project and provide services for children during the evening sessions. There will be a ladies fellowship on Saturday morning and a shopping trip on Saturday afternoon. CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS

See Page 4 for Course Descriptions and Conference Registration Information Junior Leaders are being invited to join the conference for a time of fun, fellowship and service. There will be a laser tag trip for the Junior Leaders on Saturday. And of course there are the three indoor pools on the premises which the entire family can enjoy.

Register Early for Discounts The Royal Rangers have been given a Special Rate at the Double Tree Resort of $99 per night plus tax per room. This rate is for single

or double occupancy. In order to guarantee the room discount, you must mention “Royal Rangers” and you must make reservations by 5 p.m. on Jan. 4. If you have any questions or problems with making a reservation, contact Heather Manley at (800) 369-9877. There will be several meal options at the conference. Two restaurants and a bakery are on site.

There are also several local restaurants and fast-food establishments nearby. Since Willow Valley is well known for its smorgasbord (all you can eat) meals, we are offering the meals at discounted rates 10% to 30% from what you would pay on your own. Specially priced meal packets are not guaranteed after the pre-registration date (postmarked by Jan. 22).

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SEMINARS & WORKSHOPS OFFERED Camporama 2012 Planning Workshop - So you want to take the outpost to the 2012 National Camporama and you have no idea where to start? Some of the topics discussed will be organizing, fundraising, and travel arrangements. Excellence Initiative Workshop (Sectional/District Staff) - Introduction and discussion regarding a collaborative effort to give sectional/district leadership valuable resources and templates to create or elaborate on their strategic ministry plan - from staff portfolios to procedures/guidelines to administrative forms - this workshop will help your entire staff take the next step towards excellence in ministry. FCF Trekking - This seminar will teach the essentials of FCF trekking; preparations and gear list. FCF trekking is essentially frontiersman backpacking. Trekking items will be on display to get ideas on what to bring on a trek. First Aid & CPR Courses - An American Red Cross Certified Course in Standard First Aid and Adult CPR will be offered. This is a requirement for the RMA “Safety” Level of the Outpost Leader Advancement Trail. Cost of courses must be paid for at time of pre-registration. (30 maximum each) Instructor Trainer Seminar (ITS) – Re-certification Only - This seminar will include updates on the new program and a question/answer session. Instructor Trainers are required to be re-certified every two years. District Director’s approval and application are required. Application forms can be downloaded from www.northeastregion.org. Junior Leadership Workshop - This workshop will help you grow as a Junior Leader. It will focus on the Junior Leader's roles in the outpost and how to become more involved in the Royal Rangers ministry. Leadership Recruitment & Retention - Learning from the world's most skilled recruiter, Tom Sawyer. Topics will include: Reaching (7 deadly sins of volunteer recruitment); Teaching (Creating a high commitment culture); and Keeping (Why people quit volunteering). Planning High Action Activities - Learn about high action and adventure opportunities specifically available in the Northeast Region. You will learn about places for whitewater rafting, rappelling, backpacking and much more. Ranger Basics - A one-day hands-on experience that teaches how to run successful outpost meetings, how to use the Rangers curriculum and advancement system, and how to build healthy relationships with boys and young men. You also learn soul-winning techniques for evangelism. This is a requirement for the RMA Ready Level of the Outpost Leader Advancement Trail. Ranger Essentials - A new one-day fun, interactive-style training event. You will learn how to connect with today’s boys and recognize ministry needs and outreach opportunities. You will discover how to give life-changing devotions and how to mentor boys and young men into spiritual leaders. This is a requirement for the RMA Ready Level of the Outpost Leader Advancement Trail. Range Safety Officer Course - The NRA Basic Range Safety Officer Course is designed for persons who have been assigned by a range owner, operator or manager to oversee range safety. (30 maximum) Storytelling - Learn how to select, learn and tell stories. Lots of practice will be given to shaping stories and developing your own personal style. Tandy Leather Workshop - Is a hands-on seminar on using leatherwork in your outpost. Participants will learn the use of designing, stamping, finishing and assembling of a leather project. Each session will start off with an introduction and a time of practicing. All tools, dye and finish will be provided during workshops for attendees’ project completion. TraCclub & Advancements - Preview the new online curriculum resources & learn best practices for implementation in your outpost. Overview of the new advancement system and suggestions for the transition in your group will also be discussed. Training Update - Now that the RMA “Ranger Ministry Academy” has been out for a little over a year, this will be a time for you to ask questions that you may have concerning adult training. Video Production Workshop - Learn how to produce simple, but effective video productions using a program called Windows Movie Maker. It’s easy and you won’t believe the final product! We’ll actually make a video of the seminar.

Save the date! Potomac District Commanders’ Conference Friday-Saturday

March 25-26 West End Assembly of God

Richmond, Va. Keynote Speaker ~ Dr. H. R. Rhoden Regional Executive Presbyter

More Details Available Soon

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Will You Be There?

It’s Time to Get Ready for the Adventure!

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ational Camporama is an event conducted by the National Royal Rangers Ministry at the national Royal Rangers campground at Camp Eagle Rock, Missouri. Royal Rangers groups from all across the country gather for a week-long, camping-based event. Situated in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, Camp Eagle Rock is the ideal location for a national event of this size and caliber. With expected attendance to exceed 8,000 campers, the 2012 National Camporama is sure to be the best Camporama ever. Groups will begin arriving on Sunday, July 8, to set up camp, which continues through Monday afternoon. The event will then officially kick-off Monday

evening with a celebratory rally at the camp amphitheater, a huge outdoor theater with state-of-the-art lighting and sound. Camp activities will begin Tuesday morning and continue through Thursday afternoon. Events held at previous Camporamas have featured:

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Paintball Competitions BMX Bike Racing High Ropes Challenge Course Rappelling Tower Hot Air Balloon Rides Archery & Rifle Shooting • And much, much more!!! Each day will conclude with an exciting evening rally with contemporary worship, family-friendly comedy, and challenging messages by nationally-known guest speakers. Camporama will officially conclude with a final assembly on Thursday evening, followed by a world-class fireworks demonstration you won’t want to miss. Groups will begin breaking camp Friday morning after breakfast, and all groups will be off site by 9 p.m. on Friday. Make your Camporama a memorable experience by planning additional activities to enjoy with your boys before or after Camporama. The following web sites provide additional opportunities of interesting things to do in the area near Camp Eagle Rock.  www.explorebranson.com - Visitor information for the Branson area  www.fantasticcaverns.com - An amazing drive-through cave expereince  www.nps.gov/buf - Buffalo River National Park  www.basspro.com - Bass Pro Shops, america's premier outdoor enthusiasts store  www.springfieldmo.org - Visitor information for the Springfield area  www.silverdollarcity.com - A popular frontier-style theme park  www.bransonwhitewater.com - The Branson area's biggest water park

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ThePowderKeg NEWSFOR&ABOUTFRONTIERSMENCAMPINGFELLOWSHIPMEMBERS

CLARIFICATIONONFCFMEMBERSHIPDUES By Rev. Bobby Basham, FCF Chairman and Bill “Red Paddle” Chestnut, FCF President

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e have discovered some confusion over our FCF charters in terms of Royal Ranger charters, time of charter and participation in FCF events and RRA members’ financial responsibilities in reference to FCF. We hope to alleviate confusion and misunderstanding among our members and Royal Rangers. Royal Ranger Charters and FCF Charters Royal Ranger charters that are now done online with National Royal Rangers are only for Royal Rangers and do not include FCF. To avoid further confusion, we will now refer to FCF charter as FCF membership dues to maintain the distinction. FCF membership dues are to be mailed to our district FCF and not National Royal Rangers.

FCF membership dues year will run from October to October just like the Royal Ranger Charter but can be paid at Pow Wow in August or at district FCF events such as the Spring Trace or Fall Trace to our FCF Scribe. If dues are mailed to our chapter, please mail them directly to our Blue Ridge Chapter Scribe, payable to Potomac District Royal Rangers. But please understand, FCF dues are not part of the event registration, but in addition to. Anyone who is unable to cover his dues or event registration will need to discuss his situation with the FCF President before attending an event. We want everyone to be active and to participate, not to exclude anyone.

day, are required to have up-todate dues and to pay event registration. The Scribe will be able to assist any who are unsure of the status of their dues in order to facilitate good communication. Royal Rangers Alumni are a valuable part of Royal Rangers, and we appreciate their service to this ministry. It is expected that if they are part of a church with a chartered Royal Ranger outpost, they would charter with their outpost. However, if they are part of a church without an active Royal Ranger ministry, their RRA membership allows them the privilege of participation in District Ranger events that are available to chartered outposts. Membership in FCF and FCF dues are in addition to chartering and/or membership in RRA and are expected to be current for one

Participation All participants who attend FCF events, other than visitors for the

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ToOurChurchLeaders,aLittleBitAboutFCF Frontiersmen Camping Fellowship (FCF) is a critical extension of Royal Rangers. While we may dress up in time era clothing and camp in primitive shelters, the heart of FCF is service to Rangers, to the church and the world at large. Our members invest literally thousands of man hours in ministry and thousands of dollars in missions each year, each of which can be documented. FCF members are the elite of Rangers whose passion is to serve Christ and the local church. It is the service arm of Royal Rangers, and the motto is “To Give and to Serve.” This Ministry is growing, and we pray that it helps us to retain men and boys who have a heart to serve God and to honor a time era, where a man’s word was his bond and a hand shake stood the test of time. It is an atmosphere where young men can become men of God.

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DISTRICT NEWS & INFORMATION

Supporting Churches, Businesses & Individuals

LIGHT FOR THE LOST 2011 TOUR SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

Special thanks to our Supporting Churches, Sections, Businesses and Individuals. Your generosity enables further enhancements to this ministry. Anyone wishing to join our group of supporters may request an application from the Potomac District Royal Ranger office, email potomacmm@msn.com. SILVER MEMBERS

All outposts are invited to attend Light for the Lost (LFTL) banquets scheduled for each section within the Potomac District between April 4 and April 11. Light for the Lost is administered by National Men’s Ministries but fulfilled by the church as a whole. Through generous giving of churches, individuals and businesses, LFTL assists missionaries and missions projects around the world with evangelistic resources to share the gospel message. LIGHT FOR THE LOST 2011 SECTIONAL TOUR EVENTS

Details on Page 10 Commanders who plan to attend with their Rangers are asked to make reservations with the host church at least 10 days prior to the banquet. Also at the banquet, opportunities to contribute to ongoing Light for the Lost projects will be presented. Outposts are encouraged to come prepared to support Light for the Lost, either through a onetime offering or by making a pledge of support for the year.

Rev. Bobby Basham Phil Georg

Cross Junction, Va. Brunswick, Md. GOLD MEMBERS

Tracy Groves Projects Unlimited - Gary Groves

Eldersburg, Md. Eldersburg, Md.

SUPPORTING CHURCHES Outpost 2 Outpost 6 Outpost 9 Outpost 18 Outpost 27 Outpost 46 Outpost 47 Outpost 49 Outpost 60 Outpost 64 Outpost 81 Outpost 82 Outpost 89 Outpost 100 Outpost 124 Outpost 152 Outpost 186 Outpost 215 Outpost 232 Outpost 240 Outpost 277

Trinity Assembly of God Pasadena Assembly of God Calvary Assembly of God Eastern Assembly of God Glad Tidings Church Bethel Assembly of God Trinity Assembly of God Centerpointe Church at Fair Oaks Manassas Assembly of God First Assembly of God Trinity Assembly of God Hayfield Assembly of God Bethel Assembly of God Hancock Assembly of God Julilee Christian Center Lighthouse Worship Center Hazel River Assembly of God River of Life Assembly of God First Assembly of God Living Word Community Church Ocean City Worship Center

Lanham, Md. Pasadena, Md. Frederick, Md. Baltimore, Md. Norfolk, Va. Savage,Md. Lutherville,Md. Fairfax, Va. Bristow, Va. Elkton, Md. Fairmont, W.Va. Gore, Va. Martinsburg, W.Va. Hancock, Md. Fairfax, Va. Hayes, Va. Rixeyville, Va. Spotsylvania, Va. Harrisonburg, Va. Mechanicsville, Va. Berlin, Md.

INDIVIDUAL DONORS Don & Sara Frey Rev. McGraw

Falling Waters, W.Va.

Potomac District Royal Rangers on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=43063294240

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DISTRICT NEWS & INFORMATION POTOMAC DISTRICT ROYAL RANGERS

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By Gary “Blaz’n Bear” Groves President

Calendar of Events February 4-5 Northeast Regional Commanders’ Conference

March 25-26 Potomac District Commanders’ Conference

April 1-3 FCF Spring Trace

April 4-11 Light for the Lost Tour

May 13-14 Men’s Sportsman’s Conference (Winchester, Va.)

August 7-10 Junior Leadership Training Camp

August 11-14 Potomac District Pow Wow

September 23-25 FCF Fall Adventure

FCF DUES FROM PAGE 6 to be active in this ministry as well as registration to that particular event. These clarifications are intended to state what should be understood by all and to eliminate any misunderstanding that might have occurred. It is not our intention to create any financial hardship, and if that may be the case we extend an invitation for dialogue with the FCF president before an event. We want all of our FCF members to be active with up-to-date dues, and would love to have everyone at our Spring Trace on April 1-3 and our Fall Trace on Sept. 2325.

FCF is such a wonderful part of Royal Rangers. If you are not an FCF member, we hope you will prayerfully consider becoming one. Join us at the Great Adventure in August during Pow Wow. You will find the best fellowship, wonderful men of God, and some of the best eats anywhere around. Thank you to all our FCF members for making 2010 such an exciting year and we look forward to 2011! The FCF Charter Application is available on line at the Potomac District Royal Rangers website www.potomacrangers.org. Completed applications with charter fees may be mailed directly to Blue Ridge Chapter Scribe Denny “Silver Fox” Daniels, 523 West Virginia Ave., Martinsburg, W.Va. 25401.

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Ranger Alumni News Congratulations and welcome to William Terry Butts of the Northeast Section as the newest member of Royal Rangers Alumni in the Potomac District. The Royal Ranger Alumni (RRA) program was recently inaugurated to provide a method by which Ranger leaders (age 55 plus) may continue to serve as a vital part of the Royal Rangers Ministry. RRA provides an opportunity for leaders to share their knowledge, expertise and experiences with boys and local commanders. The RRA provides the opportunity for you to continue to be involved in Rangers as your time permits. Royal Rangers leaders upon reaching retirement age or when medical problems or other reasons prohibit them from serving as a commander, may feel they no longer have a part in Royal Rangers ministry. This is certainly not the case, as many of these leaders have a wealth of knowledge and experiences and are willing and able to serve on a limited basis. RRA will provide the structure by which these Royal Rangers leaders may continue to be a vital part of Royal Rangers and assist their districts on their time schedule. The objective of the RRA is to provide opportunities for service and ministry for former/retired Royal Rangers leaders. Those interested in joining the ranks of the Royal Ranger Alumni can contact their sectional commander or sectional RRA coordinator for an application.

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GOLD MEDAL SPOTLIGHT Isaac Brannon recently became the first Royal Ranger from Outpost 74 at Full Gospel Assembly of God in the 34-year history of that ministry to earn the Gold Medal of Achievement. At his Court of Honor on Nov. 7, he became GMA #403 for Potomac District.

The Value of Royal Rangers to Me By Isaac Brannon

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started Royal Rangers as a Straight Arrow, under the old curriculum. I made friends, learned a lot about God and had a lot of fun every Wednesday night. I remember learning memory verses like Matthew 7:12, John 3:16, and the most challenging for me, Psalm 23. These verses, among others, revealed to me just how much God loves everyone, and how He expects us to act. By the time I was in Discovery Rangers, I could better understand the different things we would go over each week. I liked completing the various Bible and skill merits. I enjoyed completing the merits because they were a lot of fun, and because they involved practical application after we’d mastered the skills. Through Discovery Rangers, I have learned how to do things like fire BB guns, build fires, sharpen, use and store tools, and cook on campfires. In Adventure Rangers, I was taught things like how to survive in the wilderness by building primitive shelters, how to clean dishes on campouts to prevent the spread of food-borne illnesses, and how to pack a backpack for backpacking trips. Through Royal Rangers, I’ve also learned more important things, like how to be a leader, and the importance of responsibility. I’ve learned to do what I know is right, even if it’s not the most popular thing to do. I’ve also learned the importance of reading my Bible, and talking to God every

day in order to develop a personal relationship with Him. I realized that I will never get as close to God as possible if I don’t talk to him frequently and carry His word in my heart. My Expedition Ranger commander, who also happens to be my dad, has really challenged me lately to seek after God and let His light shine through me at school every day. He often reminds me that there’s always someone watching me, no matter where I go, who is paying attention to how I talk and how I act. I have found the Spirit Challenges to be very meaningful as well. They have taught me how to carry myself through high school without being swayed by the modern day pressures placed on teenagers like me. I’ve also taken on various lead-

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ership positions in my outpost. I was Senior Patrol Guide in Discovery, Adventure, and Expedition Rangers. I was also Patrol Guide and Assistant Patrol Guide several times. Through these positions, I’ve learned the importance of integrity and responsibility. I now know that as a leader, you need to do the right thing, even when no one is around. I’ve also learned that in order to be a leader, I need to respect those in authority while setting a good example for others to follow. I think some of the most valuable Royal Ranger experiences for me were at the Junior Leadership Training Camps. At JTC, I learned things like how to lead a boy to Christ and how to conduct a council fire service. At JSC, I learned how to build a shelter in the woods and how to collect safe drinking water. And at JTT, I learned how to dress when hiking or backpacking and the advantages and disadvantages of different types of backpacks. I always left these camps proud of what I’d accomplished and eager to share what I learned with my fellow Rangers. The camps were fun, but challenging. A lot was expected of me and the rest of each patrol I was part of. Everyone had to be responsible and cooperative, because there was no adult standing right over you tell-

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AROUND THE DISTRICT

Sectional News Roundup

TIDEWATER SOUTH SECTION

Larry Seeds Recognized for Outstanding Service By Roger Riendeau Sectional Commander Congratulations to Royal Ranger Cmdr. Larry Seeds who received the Potomac District’s Outstanding Service Medal on Nov. 14. Cmdr. Seeds was recognized and presented at Churchland Assembly of God in Portsmouth, Va. by Rev. Bobby Basham for serving as the Tidewater South Sectional Commander for 13 years. In 1996, when the Tidewater Section became too large, the District split the section into the northside and southside sections. When asked, Cmdr. Seeds eagerly took on the task and the rest, as they say, is history.

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VETERAN LEADERSHIP CELEBRATED Larry Seeds (center stage) acknowledges his award of the Outstanding Service Medal for 13 years of service as former Tidewater South Sectional Commander during a presentation in November. During its infancy the Tidewater South Section had six outposts; now it has grown to include 13 active outposts.

What Royal Rangers Means to Me

Congratulations Commander Larry. We will be forever grateful for your guidance and direction.

Potomac District Light for the Lost Tour 2011

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ing you what to do all the time. Through these camps, I was able to become a better leader and example for the younger Rangers in my outpost. I was taught how to be mature, and how to have fun at the same time. One of the main reasons I enjoy Royal Rangers so much is because of the fellowship it offers. I love going to these events to fellowship with people who share my faith. I have several friends that I see several times a year thanks to Royal Rangers. Royal Rangers has provided me with so many awesome outdoor experiences, all of them Christ-centered. That is why Royal Rangers is so valuable to me.

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2011 Executive Staff Rev. Bobby Basham District Commander 166 Serviceberry Ct. Stephens City, VA 22655 bbasham@potomacag.org (540) 869-8432 Homer Kitchen Deputy District Commander 8614 Apple Harvest Dr. Gerrardstown, WV 25420 Kitchenhl@msn.com (304) 229-5793 Tracy Groves Deputy District Commander/ Productions Coordinator 2340 Liberty Rd. Eldersburg, MD 21784 tgghunter@verizon.net (410) 781-4906 Bill Chestnut FCF Chapter President 346 Reservoir Rd. Perryville, MD 21903 redpaddle@yahoo.com (410) 378-3735

Phil Georg Training Coordinator 111 East H St. Brunswick, MD 21716 philgeorg@hotmail.com (301) 834-9871 Bob Blessing Junior Training Coordinator 302 Stiemly Ave. Glen Burnie, MD 21060 jrblessing@gmail.com (410) 760-9330 Rick Vogt Asst. Jr. Training Coordinator 918 Firefly Run Pasadena, MD 21122 richard.vogt@jhuapl.edu (410) 439-3507 Cliff Jewell Public Affairs Officer 9264 Matthew Dr. Manassas Park, VA 20111 jewellsrthe1@aol.com (703) 475-4422 Gary Wagner Publications 3905 Swanson Ct. Fredericksburg, VA 22408 garywagner54@aol.com (540) 898-7415

Mike Cocolin Missions Coordinator 8413 Elvaton Rd. Millersville, MD 21108 mjcocolin@msn.com (410) 315-8433

Tyler Mazer Junior Training Aide de Camp 99 Shenandoah View Harpers Ferry, WV 25425 camarocougar@comcast.net (304) 876-1875

Gary Groves RR Alumni President 2326 Liberty Rd. Eldersburg, MD 21784 blaznbear@peoplepc.com (410) 781-0236

Jordan Pfeiffer Junior Aide de Camp 10100 Grape Myrtle Ct. Manassas, VA 20100 pdpfeiffer@comcast.net (703) 330-1616

Linda Cocolin Health Officer 8413 Elvaton Rd. Millersville, MD 21108 lkcocolin@msn.com (410) 315-8433

Don Frey Staff Advisor 8 Jericho St. Falling Waters, WV 25419 DFrey32@juno.com (304) 274-2268

Seth Van de Ven Special Aide de Camp 3202 Amberley Lane Fairfax, VA 22031 seth.vandeven@gmail.com (703) 560-5886

Sam Linn Staff Advisor 1687 McCoys Ford Rd. Front Royal, VA 22630 solinn@shentel.net (540) 635-7497

2011 Sectional Commanders Mark Brannon Capital Virginia Section P. O. Box 390 Owings, MD 20736 capseccmdr@verizon.net (410) 257-9446

Marvin Boswell Southern Section P. O. Box 35 Rockville, VA 23146 mwboswell@gmail.com (804) 749-8397

Ken Black Eastern Section P. O. Box 58 Manchester, MD 21102 Talloak218@aol.com (410) 239-2645

Mark Brannon Capital Maryland Section P. O. Box 390 Owings, MD 20736 capseccmdr@verizon.net (410) 257-9446

Phil Vieth Tidewater North Section 200 Treis Trail Yorktown, VA 23693 philvieth@verizon.net (757) 766-8351

Robert “Buzz” Gregory Eastern Shore Section 9260 Hickory Mill Rd. Salisbury, MD 21801 Buzzgregory@comcast.net (410) 742-0415

Ken O’Maley Central Section 11042 Settletown Place Rixeyville, VA 22737 kenomaley@aol.com (540) 937-6139

Roger Riendeau Tidewater South Section 7719 Doris Dr. Norfolk, VA 23505 roger.riendeau@cox.net (757) 440-8432

Jerry Sinden Northeast Section 1805 Milstream Dr. Frederick, MD 21702 Sindenfred@aol.com (301) 620-0034

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Northwest Section Jerry Sinden (Acting) Andy McKenzie North Central Section 16415 Brice Hollow Rd. SE Cumberland, MD 21502 andym9454@gmail.com (301) 759-9454 Western Section Andy McKenzie (Acting)

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