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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CommanderDon JamesonYakima,
Senior Vice CommanderThomas HullYakima,
Junior Vice CommanderPhilip K. BrownTonasket,
Council Member 1 (Chairman)Bob ManningMountain Home,
Council Member 2James PayneWalla Walla,
Council Member 3Brian TeegardenYakima,
SecretaryHank CramerWinthrop,
TreasurerJohn DavisNine Mile Falls,
Patriotic InstructorBob ManningMountain Home,
ChaplainThomas HullYakima,
Graves Registration OfficerCliff B. PetersonSelah,
HistorianDon JamesonYakima,
Civil War Memorials OfficerJohn Tipton
Yakima, WA
Eagle Scout Certificate CoordinatorSteve MatthewsSpokane,
ROTC/JROTC Recognition CoordinatorDon JamesonYakima,
Color BearerLuke SowieralskiKennewick, WA
GuardRay Marshall, PCCRichland, WA
Assistant TreasurerJim BrownOkanogan, WA
Newsletter EditorThomas HullYakima,
Signals OfficerBob DavisCovington,


 Quarterly MeetingJan 28, 2023VFW Post 1435 Building, 212 S. David St., Spokane Valley WA. 99212.

Call Br. Don Jameson @509-945-0549 if you have questions.

Set up 11:30, Social time and lunch at 11:45-12:30.

Menu ordering provided.

Meeting starts at 12:30PM.

Program starts at 1:00 PM. Program begins with Rudy Lopez, director of E. Washington Veterans Cemetry. Retired AF Command Chief Master Sergeant. Information on internments, eligiblity, and the research process. He will share stories of a personal interest of families and veterans buried there. Q&A will follow.

Program continues with Br. John Davis presenting, "My Family Story" on ancestors in the Cival War who met their future family members in the units assigned.

Other buisness after program: 2023 Camp Officer Installation,
discussion of March 7-13 visit and venue locations of the Curtis Fields visit as Gen. Grant, and initiations of new members. Meeting should adjorn around 2:30 PM.

Individuals attending events hosted by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, by virtue of their attendance, agree to the usage of their likeness in the Banner, any Camp or Department Newsletter, any SUVCW website and/or on any SUVCW Social Media outlet, promotional brochures, or any other SUVCW material.