Color Guard

State Colorguardsman Commander
H. Dewey Fry

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Colorguardsman Handbook

The Kansas Society SAR Color Guard participates as a Color Guard and as individual Color Guardsmen in many events at Chapters, State Society, District and National Society Sons of the American Revolution, Daughters of the American Revolutions, Children of the American Revolution and other patriotic societies as well as many local public events. Color Guardsmen are the most visible representatives of the SAR.

Color Guardsmen are great ambassadors for the Sons of the American Revolution;
take the opportunity to talk with one.

Soldier of the Year

Colonial Soldier of the Year Award – This special plaque was designed in 1992 and was first presented in March 1993 to the KSSSAR member who had earned the most points in wearing his colonial uniform.

The 2019/2020 Soldier of the Year is Stephen D. French-Delaware Crossing Chapter.

Past Winners of the Colonial Soldier of the Year Award

  • 1992-1993 John Leroy Bltnner, Delaware Crossing Chapter
  • 1993-1994 Rodney Burt, Delaware Crossing Chapter
  • 1994-1995 Edgar Grover, Sons of the Plains Chapter
  • 1995-1996 Everett Mulkey, Washington Chapter
  • 1996-1997 Edgar Grover, Sons of the Plains Chapter
  • 1997-1998 Joe Randall, Washington Chapter
  • 1998-1999 Edgar Grover, Sons of the Plains Chapter
  • 1999-2000 Everett Mulkey, Washington Chapter
  • 2000-2001 Edgar Grover, Sons of the Plains Chapter
  • 2001-2002 Barnett Ellis, Delaware Crossing Chapter
  • 2002-2003 Joe Randall, Washington Chapter
  • 2003-2004 H. Dewey Fry, Delaware Crossing Chapter
  • 2004-2005 Fred P Kaffenberger, Delaware Crossing Chapter
  • 2005-2006 Martin S Klotzbach, Thomas Jefferson Chapter
  • 2006-2007 Richard A Cox, Delaware Crossing Chapter
  • 2007-2008 Martin S Klotzbach, Thomas Jefferson Chapter
  • 2008-2009 Kyle L Kesler, Delaware Crossing Chapter
  • 2010-2011 H. Dewey Fry, Delaware Crossing Chapter
  • 2011-2012 Dennis Nelson, Delaware Crossing Chapter
  • 2012-2013 H. Dewey Fry, Delaware Crossing Chapter
  • 2013-2014 Lyman Miller, Monticello Chapter
  • 2014-2015 H. Dewey Fry, Delaware Crossing Chapter
  • 2015-2016 Lyman E. Miller, Monticello Chapter
  • 2016-2017 H. Dewey Fry, Delaware Crossing Chapter
  • 2017-2018 Lyman E. Miller, Delaware Crossing Chapter
  • 2018-2019 T. Brooks Lyles, Henry Leavenworth Chapter
  • 2019-2020 Stephen D. French-Delaware Crossing Chapter

Event Participation

  • Patriots Day Parade in McLouth, KS
  • Armed Forces Day
  • Old Shawnee Days, Parade in Shawnee, KS
  • 4th of July Parades in Lenexa, KS and other Communities
  • Leavenworth Veterans Day Parade
  • Wreaths Across America