SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS 

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS   -   6TH BRIGADE, TEXAS DIVISION

HOOD'S TEXAS BRIGADE, CAMP #153

 A retired School Teacher and boys P.E. Coach of Comfort ISD & Mesquite ISD, Compatriot Reed is credited as being one of the top recruiters in the Texas Division & the Dept. of Trans-Mississippi. Since joining the Sons of Confederate Veterans in 2013, he has served as the Chaplain to the Texas Division Executive Council and on the SCV National Genealogist Committee where he was awarded the Dixie Club Gold Medal. He is also the Immediate Past Commander of the Lawrance Sullivan Ross, Chapter #184 - Texas Society Military Order of the Stars & Bars. Mr. Reed also holds a Bachelor of Science in Education from Southwestern University - 1962.

 Recently retired, Bill has spent the majority of his professional career in the classroom teaching middle and high school students. Since joining the Sons of Confederate Veterans in 2008, he has served as Camp Commander for three terms (non-consecutively), and a recipient of the Gold Cross for Meritorious Service with Clusters from the Texas Divison SCV. When researching his family genealogy, Bill is the descendent of 3rd Lieutenant Oliver Bland, Co. I of Burnett's 13th Texas Mounted Volunteers. 

Dr. Addicott is a Professor of Law at St. Mary's University and the Director of the Warrior Defense Project. He is a regular contributor to national and international media outlets including FOX News, CNN, MSNBC, OAN, BBC, New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, Wall Street Journal (over 5,000 interviews combined). Dr. Addicott is a prolific author, publishing over 100 books, articles, and monographs on a variety of legal and policy issues. As well as being one of the first members of the camp since the rechartering of Hood's Texas Brigade, Camp #153 in 1993, he has served as the legal advisor to the organization for multiple terms. He graduated with his J.D. in 1979 from the University of Alabama School of Law.

 Currently, Compatriot Dudley is a history teacher with Northeast ISD (San Antonio, TX.) and holds a Masters of Science in Agricultural. Since joining the Sons of Confederate Veterans, he has served as a Camp Lt. Commander for the Alamo City Guards, Camp #1325 prior to transferring to our camp in 2021 and has been decorated by the Texas Division. Compatriot Dudley is responsible for recording & archiving all the events that the camp does throughout its activities over the years and is the camp's recruiting officer.

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PRESS OFFICER

Woody W. Woodward - ​DALLAS CO. SHERRIF'S OFFICE, DEPUTY (RETIRED)

Dr. Jeffery Addicott, Esq. - ​U.S. ARMY JUDGE ADVOCATE, LT. COLONEL

John D. Sida is a native of El Paso, TX., and joined the SC V in 2020. With over twelve years of experience as a Corrections Officer in the U.S. Dept. of Justice, he utilized his experience and expertise as the camp's Press Officer - coordinating press releases (via radio, TV, printed press, and social media) responses with Commander Seiler and the Texas Division Chief of Staff. His contributions to the Camp led to his being decorated by the Texas Division. 

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Commander Reeves proudly served his state in the Texas State Guard & in the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary as a Flotilla Commander. Since joining the Sons of Confederate Veterans in 2002, Raymond has served for over ten years as a camp officer and has been awarded the Meritorious Service Medal and the SCV Commendation Medal twice by the Commander-in-Chief of the SCV. He also serves as the Commander of the Lawrance Sullivan Ross, Chapter #184 - Texas Society Military Order of the Stars & Bars. When researching his family genealogy, Raymond discovered he is the descendent of Pvt. Edward Winans of the 36th Texas Cavelry. 

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3rd Lt. COMMANDER     HISTORIAN     JROTC AWARDS COORIDATOR       ENSGIN

CAMP ADJUTANT/TREASURER & ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY CHAIRMAN

IMMEDIATE PAST COMMANDER & CHIEF OF STAFF

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OUR 2022 CAMP OFFICERS & COMMITTIE CHAIRS

Sergeant Woodward is a retired Texas Law Enforcement Officer, having served his community in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Since joining the Sons of Confederate Veterans in 2019, he has always asked "What can I do to help?". A question that led him to be decorated twice by the Texas Divison. 

 A self-employed entrepreneur for over 35 years, and a cancer survivor; Adjutant Seiler is the father of our current Camp Commander. Since joining the Sons of Confederate Veterans in 2015, he has taken charge of the camp's finances and membership roster, as well as been awarded the Meritorious Service Medal by Commander-in-Cheif McCluney, and recognized by the SCV Texas Division for three consecutive years with the 100% Membership Retention Award. Rodney didn't know about his southern heritage until he was asked by his best friend, Raymond "Do you have any confederate ancestry?" It was only after a short time later that it was discovered that he is the lineal descendent of Pvt. Sanford R. Lindsey Jr. of Hobby's 8th Texas Regiment. According to the 1860's census Pvt. Lindsey was listed as "a free man of color."  

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Commander Seiler is no stranger to anything that involves communicating with new and modern technology, especially when it comes to utilizing his tech skills behind a keyboard that benefits the Sons of Confederate Veterans. Since joining the Sons of Confederate Veterans in 2015, Dustin has continued his independent studies of the Texas Revolution and War Between the States era history as well as become a decorated and valued member of the Texas Division. In addition to his duties as a Camp Commander, he also serves as the Parliamentarian to the Texas Division Executive Council. He studied Psychology & Liberal Arts at Northwest Vista College from 2003 to 2006. 

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J.D. Sida - U.S. Dept. of Justice (Retired)

CAMP LT. COMMANDER & SCV MEMBERSHIP AWARDS CHAIRMAN

William "Wild Bill" Smith

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Dustin W. Seiler

SURGEON 

The following positions are vacant are in need to be filled. To inquire about their duties & responsibilities, please see our Camp's Constitution & Bylaws and/or contact our Camp Commander: commander@scvhoods153.net.

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COLOR SERGEANT & QUARTERMASTER

Rev. Leon Steiner - U.S. ARMY (RETIRED)

Like his brother-Dr. Steiner, Rev. Steiner served his country in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Since he retired from teaching public school, he joined the Sons of Confederate Veterans in 2001. 

Richard M. Reyonlds - ​U.S. AIRFORCE M.P., TECH. SERGEANT (RETIRED)

CHAPLAIN

Sergeant Reynolds served his country in the U.S. Airforce during the Vietnam War and is now currently a member of the Atascosa Co. Historical Commission.  In his 20 years as a member of the SCV, since 2002 - he has served as the Captain of the Trans-Mississippi Old Guard, Camp 3rd Lt. Commander, Camp Chaplain as well as a Sergeant in the 6th Texas Reenactors - Company K. He has also been decorated multiple times by the Texas Division for his efforts in the area of Living History Education. 

Sanford C. Reed 

 Dr. Steiner served his country in the U.S . Army Medical Corps during the Vietnam War, and afterward, he served as an instructor in the U.S. Army Leadership Training Program. Since he retired, he joined the Sons of Confederate Veterans in 1996 and has served the camp for a number of years as its Surgeon and previously as the Chairman of the Adopt-A-Highway Committee. Dr. Steiner is a recipient of the SCV War Service Medal and the 25 Years of Service Medal from the General Executive Council, as well as twice decorated by the Texas Division. 

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Dr. Beckwith Steiner, D.O. - U.S. ARMY MEDICAL CORPS (RETIRED)

VACANT CAMP OFFICER POSITIONS & COMMITTIE CHAIRS

GENEALOGIST & CEMETARY GUARDIANS CHAIRMAN

CAMP COMMANDER & TX. DIV. PARLIAMENTARIAN

Raymond B. Reeves - U.S. COAST GUARD AUX., COMMANDER (RETIRED)

Rodney W. Seiler - "THE AGITATED ADJUTANT"

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JUDGE ADVOCATE

SERGEANT-AT-ARMS

Matthew J.P. Dudley