Fort Walla Walla Camp No. 3 of Kennewick, WA


Fort Walla Walla Camp No. 3 serves the 20 counties of Eastern Washington:  Adams, Asotin, Benton, Chelan, Columbia, Douglas, Ferry, Franklin, Garfield, Grant, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lincoln, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Walla Walla, Whitman, and Yakima.  With a date of rank of March 30, 2015, it is one of the founding camps of the Department of the Columbia (formed in 2015).  Our camp is named after Fort Walla Walla, the third U.S. military post of that name in southeast Washington state.  It was occupied from 1858 to 1910.  The Fort Walla Walla Camp is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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Please direct membership inquires to the Junior Vice Commander at camp3jvc@suvpnw.org.


CAMP OFFICERS

OfficeNameLocationEmail
CommanderDon JamesonYakima, WAcamp3cmdr@suvpnw.org
Senior Vice CommanderThomas HullYakima, WAcamp3svc@suvpnw.org
Junior Vice CommanderPhilip K. BrownTonasket, WAcamp3jvc@suvpnw.org
Council Member 1 (Chairman)Bob ManningMountain Home, IDcamp3council1@suvpnw.org
Council Member 2James PayneWalla Walla, WAcamp3council2@suvpnw.org
Council Member 3Brian TeegardenYakima, WAcamp3council3@suvpnw.org
SecretaryHank CramerWinthrop, WAcamp3secy@suvpnw.org
TreasurerJohn DavisNine Mile Falls, WAcamp3treas@suvpnw.org
Patriotic InstructorBob ManningMountain Home, IDcamp3instructor@suvpnw.org
ChaplainThomas HullYakima, WAcamp3chaplain@suvpnw.org
Graves Registration Officer(vacant)
camp3graves@suvpnw.org
HistorianDon JamesonYakima, WAcamp3historian@suvpnw.org
Civil War Memorials OfficerJohn Tipton
Yakima, WA
camp3memorials@suvpnw.org
Eagle Scout Certificate CoordinatorSteve MatthewsSpokane, WAcamp3eagle@suvpnw.org
ROTC/JROTC Recognition CoordinatorDon JamesonYakima, WAcamp3rotc@suvpnw.org
Color BearerLuke SowieralskiKennewick, WA
GuardRay Marshall, PCCRichland, WA
Assistant TreasurerJim BrownOkanogan, WA
Newsletter EditorThomas HullYakima, WAcamp3newsletter@suvpnw.org
Signals OfficerBob DavisCovington, LAcamp3signals@suvpnw.org


UPCOMING CAMP EVENTS

TitleDateLocation/Notes
Rememberence Ceremony at CW Memorial Tahoma CemeteryMonday, May 30th at 11:00 AM

Bring a Lawn Chair 
Tahoma Cemetery, West entrance off 24th Avenue.
Several Speakers, Re-enactor Keith Dalton will be in character as Abe Lincoln to lay the wreath and mix with the audience.  A brief history of CW and GAR burials will be presented.  Finished about 11:40.
 GAR New Gravestone Dedication for William Hartman.June 11, 2022
11:00 AM

Evergreen Pioneer Cemetery Near Colville, WA
Ceremony and several officials to participant. Sextant, Lora Rose to speak on the history of the Cemetery and the pioneer story of this CW Union soldier. He of Co K 39th MO Inf. B. Dec 1848 D. Sep 7 1903. Following the half hour service, social time at the  Sr. Center and short Camp 3 meeting.  To be followed by a short field trip to GAR grave sites at Loon Lake, led by Secretary John Davis.


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