Introduce Ourselves

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Re: Introduce Ourselves

Postby lowsmith » Sun Aug 31, 2008 10:10 pm

Just had the enormous privilege of taking my ordeal along with my Son (who is also receiving his Life rank tomorrow). Fall Fellowship is coming up in a couple of weeks and everyone is really excited to be going to their first event as Arrowmen.
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Re: Introduce Ourselves

Postby wagionvigil » Mon Sep 01, 2008 4:40 pm

Congratulations and Continue Your Journey
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Re: Introduce Ourselves

Postby AK-Eagle » Thu Oct 09, 2008 3:57 pm

Ordeal 1975
Brotherhood 1976
Vigil Honor 1985

Tehama Lodge # 485 (RIP)

currently a member of Nanuk Lodge
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Re: Introduce Ourselves

Postby outfoxed86 » Sat Jul 04, 2009 12:38 am

Ordeal 1997
Brotherhood 1998
Vigil 2003
All with my youngest son

Ceremonial adviser
Now Brotherhood Advisor

Buckskin Lodge 412
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Re: Introduce Ourselves

Postby biglou » Sun Jul 05, 2009 11:34 pm

OK. I know I am going to upset some people here. I am a Vigil Honor member and I am a certified Section has-been (section secretary)and Lodge Has-been (Chief and Vice Chief). I am not paying my dues to my Council's Lodge. Too much bad blood there. I don't particularly care for how the OA does business in my Council. Maybe it is because the Lodge Advisor runs the show. It is his way or the highway and the kids either do it or he does it his way. Well, I will choose the highway as long as he is in that position. Way too much adult involvement as far as the operations of the OA Lodge.

FYI: I do not discourage the boys in my Troop from participating in the OA. I tell them that they have to make a choice of what they would like to do as OA members. I do not bash the local OA Lodge or give them my opinion. I let my Scouts' form their own. Some have taken completed their Brotherhood and that is pretty much it. My Troop would probably be considered OA unfriendly by our local Lodge, but that is completely bogus. My Troop actually does what we are supposed to do (I have a BOY LED TROOP!) and the boys choose to do the Troop Activities and not the OA. If my Scouts ever decided to take over the Local OA Lodge, watch out! They are a blast to see in operation! Hmmmmmm.......Maybe that should be my evil plan! :evil: :twisted: :lol:
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Re: Introduce Ourselves

Postby wagionvigil » Mon Jul 06, 2009 7:12 am

That is how you change things.
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Re: Introduce Ourselves

Postby OldGrayOwl » Sun Feb 14, 2010 1:18 pm

Ordeal - 1969
Brotherhood 2007

My son
Ordeal - 2008

I am my troop's adult advisor

Keep the fire burning bright.

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Re: Introduce Ourselves

Postby ThunderingWind » Mon Feb 15, 2010 12:49 pm

Ordeal - May 2009

Nachamawat 275

Will be doing my Brotherhood in the National Capital Area Council when we the move to the Pentagon finished.
No Longer a Registered Scouter
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Re: Introduce Ourselves

Postby Troop 45 JASM » Thu Feb 03, 2011 8:00 pm

Ordeal-2010

Brotherhood- May 2011

Chicksa 202

I am the vice-chief of my chapter.
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Re: Introduce Ourselves

Postby Bill Pitcher » Fri Feb 04, 2011 12:58 am

I was "knocked off my chair" this past January with the FOUNDER'S AWARD. I'm still speechless . . . and had to update my OA profile on the previous page of this thread.
Eagle '63, ASM, Council Advancement Comm.(Eagle advisor),OA VIGIL member,NESA, council training staff,
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Re: Introduce Ourselves

Postby smtroop168 » Fri Feb 04, 2011 11:33 am

Does that mean you are one of the Founders to get this award? I thought only Jerry got this one. :wink:
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Re: Introduce Ourselves

Postby kwildman » Fri Feb 04, 2011 12:07 pm

Bill quite an honor... congrats!
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Re: Introduce Ourselves

Postby Fred Johnson » Fri Feb 04, 2011 1:18 pm

Ordeal 2007
Brotherhood 2010

biglou wrote:Too much bad blood there.

Sorry to hear that. Bad blood seems to be a recurring theme in O.A. circles with some of the supporting adults.
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Re: Introduce Ourselves

Postby wagionvigil » Fri Feb 04, 2011 5:34 pm

smtroop168 wrote:Does that mean you are one of the Founders to get this award? I thought only Jerry got this one. :wink:

Actually Wagion#6 Does not give the founders award We present and adult and a youth each year with the Thunderbird Award. The Founders Award was developed in response to Wagions Thunderbird award. Awardees receieve a Bolo and a certificate. On the ends of the Bolo are pieces of Deer antler and all the bolos have antler from the same rack. :!:
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Re: Introduce Ourselves

Postby Billiken » Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:58 am

wagionvigil wrote:On the ends of the Bolo are pieces of Deer antler and all the bolos have antler from the same rack. :!:


Wow.
That's cool. :D
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Re: Introduce Ourselves

Postby japhmi » Wed Jun 29, 2011 3:18 pm

Ordeal: 1992
Brotherhood: 1993
NOAC: 1994
Vigil: 1998

Chapter Ceremony Team 1993-1997
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Re: Introduce Ourselves

Postby T162Scoutmaster » Fri Jul 01, 2011 10:38 am

Ordeal - October 1978
Brotherhood - August 1979

Wagion Lodge #6

I am currently with Wunita Gokhos Lodge #39
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Re: Introduce Ourselves

Postby devryan » Fri Jul 01, 2011 9:06 pm

I was able to successfully complete my ordeal last summer, and had an interesting time in the storm. I look forward to being able to seal my membership this fall. I loved the ceremonies and was very impressed.

Ordeal 2010
Nacha Tindey Lodge

Thank you to those out there that help me and others accomplish advancements and awards in scouting:)
Life Scout ~ Finishing My Last Merit Badge for Eagle :D
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Re: Introduce Ourselves

Postby wjturner » Thu Jul 14, 2011 9:12 am

Ordeal - 1988
Brotherhood - 1989
Vigil Honor - 1991
Mitigwa Lodge #450

Now a member of Jaccos Towne Lodge #21
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