FLEET RESERVE ASSOCIATION

Northwest Region

Branch 245

Bellingham, WA


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CURRENT PICTURES OF BRANCH MEMBERS

FRA Branch 245 of Bellingham, WA. recently presented awards of $50.00 each to two students who submitted winning entries in the 2015 Americanism Essay Contest.  Every year The Fleet Reserve Association holds an essay contest on a subject selected by The National Committee on Americanism-Patriotism for that year.  The contest is open to students in grade levels 7 through 12 and entries are forwarded through a sponsoring Branch. Essay rules should be published in the July issue of the FRA Today magazine.
Pictured below are FRA Branch 245 President Mike Cole (far right) and Past President Bob Baisden, presenting awards to Benjamin Crosby, 11th grade, and sister Sarah Crosby, 8th grade.  Both students are home schooled and live in Skagit County, WA.  Awards were presented at the Navy Recruiting Office in Burlington, WA.

Jackie Jolly, a Home Schooled Senior from Ferndale won first place and a $75.00 prize awarded by Boise Branch 382 and sponsored by Br 245 web-master PRPNW Tom Flanik.

      

PBP Bob Baisden and S/M Neil Stamey raising the new flag for the first time on
Neil's new flag pole on location at his Ranch near Deming WA. 11 Aug 2012 picnic.

 

 

 

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