Lee Mize addressing
MOH Challenge Coin
presented to charter members.
Randy and Diane Hunter
Patrick Brock with
LuAnn Gissell in the background.
Woody and Beth Coheley
and MOH recipient Lee Mize with his wife Betty.
Joe Miller and his wife Jean;
Vice President Les Fuller and
his wife Nancy.
1st/20th SFG Commander
LTC Paul Thorn and SFC Wayne Sharp
Guests Paul and Sue
Redgate and Phyllis Howard.
Shalon Sledge and
Bill and Bonnie Turner.
COL Eli Ballard addressing
the chapter members.
Secretary/Treasurer John Gissell in background.
L-R: Kenny Culpepper,
chapter member and Cullman Chief of Police;
LuAnn and John Gissell.
LuAnn’s SF connections: husband John, cousins Kenny Culpepper
and Patrick Brock (not shown).
L-R: Eli Ballard,
Ed Cancel, and Bill Dansby.
L-R: Bill Dansby,
Earl Lee, and back of Ron Wingo’s head.
in Alabama with a cool one.
L-R: Bill Courtney,
Harold Zills, Ron Wingo, and Sam Braddock
listening to COL Ballard
talk about ROTC.
Earl and Marianne
John and LuAnn Gissell
Lee Mize and Joe
Chapter meeting on
September 13, 2008 held at the 20th SFG’s SOT-D site on
Pelham Range near Fort McClellan, Alabama.
L to R Woody Coheley, David Holland, Ed Cancel, COL Duff 20th
SFG Cdr, COL Mize, BG (R) Fuller, MG Blalock TAG-AL, BG (R)
Scales, Joe Miller, Jack Wesson, David Smith.
The Adjutant General
of Alabama, MG Blalock, presenting a Medal of Honor flag to
chapter namesake and MOH recipient Lee Mize.
From L to R: mostly
hidden in back, Bill Courtney; in front, back to camera, unknown;
Charles Marsh; Cliff Mansell; Frances Mansell
From L to R: Martha
& Horace Brown, Bill Dansby
Chapter members and
wives that attended the meeting.
From November 1,
2008 meeting: L to R: Kneeling across front: John Scales, Bill
Dansby, Earl Lee. Two in middle row: Rowdy Yeats, Jerry Gleason.
Standing: Jack Wesson, Les Fuller, Spider Parks, Horace Brown,
John Gissell, Gary Piesen, Carl Riester, Joe Miller.
Wives at November
1, 2008 meeting: L to R: Jean Miller, Faye Wesson, LuAnn Gissell,
Eve Dansby, Nancy Fuller, Lucy Parks, Martha Brown
Presentation of check
to AER Redstone Arsenal by Team 92 officers: L-R John Gissell,
Carl Riester, AER Rep. Bill Courtney and Robert Barker. 2014
L-R Ed Cancel and
Gary Harvey presenting SFA award at Jacksonville State University.
Chatting about old
times (in order from L to R) is BG (Ret) Joe Stringham, SFC
(Ret) Wayne Sharpe, our honored Chapter 92 namesake COL (Ret)
Lee Mize, the VA Rep, and CSM (Ret) Connie Grant. 2011
SSG Walker with Team
92 Secretary R. Barker sharing the good news of Walker's selection
for SF training. 2013
Past Chapter President
and Vice President Ed Cancel. 2011
Enjoying the C-92
camaraderie is LTC (Ret) Joe Miller w/COL (Ret) Curry Turner
and their wives. 2011
Team 92 guys getting
together at Bill Danby's Teamhouse for meeting in 2013.
L-R CSM (Ret) Connie
Grant, COL (Ret) Eli Ballard, and BG (Ret) Les Fuller. 2011
L-R John Gissell,
Geronimo Stine, Joe Miller, Jean Miller, Beverly Stine. 2013
Three surviving Team
Members of the Battle of Lang Vei at James Moreland’s
funeral after his remains were returned to Alabama. L-R CSM
(Ret) Frank Dooms, SGM (Ret) Dennis Thompson (5 years as a POW),
and Rich Allen. Chapter Vice-President Ed Cancel is in the background.
BG Steve Duff, Deputy
Commander of US Army Special Forces Command, talking with Treasurer
John Gissell and Vice-President Ed Cancel at the funeral of
James Moreland. Gissell was also representing the Military Order
of the Purple Heart and Cancel the Special Forces Motorcycle
Guests Arthur and
Melcha Tucker from Chapter 59 in Georgia at Chapter 92's meeting
in March, 2011.
Carl Riester presenting
SFA Medal and Certificate at the Alabama A&M ROTC Awards
ceremony in May 2014.
L-R Wayne Sharp,
Guest Rick Vaughn, Curry Turner, Lady in black unknown at chapter
meeting in March, 2011.
President Carl Riester
and wife Kathleen along with Joe Miller at the Chapter meeting
in June, 2012.
L - R Mike Faruqui,
Jack Joplin, Earl Lee, and Guy Howard.
Past President Joe
Miller and his wife Jean.
BG(R) Joe Stringham
Group Photo from
December, 2014 chapter meeting, from Left to Right: Bill Dansby,
Archie Baker, Greg Barnett, Earl Lee, John Scales, John Gissell,
Steve Mozian, Gary Harvey, Horace Brown, Carl Riester, Geronimo
Stine, David Ladner, Les Fuller, Garnet Hooper, Joe Miller,
Spider Parks, Bill Courtney, and Will Harris. Missing from photo:
Jack Joplin and Bob Barker.
Photo of new officers
being sworn in at December 2014 chapter meeting, from Left to
Right: Joe Miller, past president and chapter founder swearing
in the new (and current) officers, Bill Courtney, President,
Bob Barker, Secretary, John Gissell, Treasurer, and Carl Riester,
MAJ(R) Gary Harvey
was presented a certificate of honorary membership into the
Swamp Fox counterinsurgency team of Marion Military Institute
in recognition of his four year assignment to MMI, as instructor
and advisor to Swamp Fox, from 1973-1977. April 2015
MAJ(R) Gary Harvey
with the Swamp Fox counterinsurgency team of Marion Military
Institute. April 2015
MAJ(R) Gary Harvey
presented the SFA Award of Excellence to Cadet SGM Robert Flores
of Marion Military Institute. April 2015
Gary Harvey presented
the SFA Award to Cadet LTC Kameron East at the Gadsden City
High School Awards Banquet on April 23, 2015.
VP Carl Riester presenting
the SFA Award to Alabama A&M Cadet Price. April 2015
Ed Cancel presenting
the SFA Award to Jacksonville State Cadet Peeples on April 18,
2015. LTC(R) Wood, Senior ROTC Instructor, is on the left.
BG(R) Les Fuller
presenting the SFA Certificate of Excellence to University of
North Alabama ROTC Cadet Benjamin Siegel. April 2015