"The enemy never sees the backs of my Texans!"

-General Robert E. Lee: The Battle of the Wilderness, 1864

 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.

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Woody W. Woodward -​  ​PATROL OFFICER, DALLAS P.D. (RETIRED),

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

Rodney W. Seiler - "THE AGITATED ADJUTANT"

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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. 

3rd Lt. COMMANDER   PRESS OFFICER   HISTORIAN     JROTC AWARDS COORIDATOR     SERGEANT-AT-ARMS

CAMP ADJUTANT/TREASURER & ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY CHAIRMAN

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OUR 2024 CAMP OFFICERS & COMMITTIE CHAIRS

Sergeant Woodward is a retired Certified Texas Peace Officer and County Correctional Officer, having served the people of Texas for approximately 50 years. 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 twice decorated by the
Texas Division.

 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."  

CAMP 2    Lt. COMMANDER (MEMEBRSHIP RECRUTING)

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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 served as the Parliamentarian to the Texas Division Executive Council 2021-2023. He studied Psychology & Liberal Arts at Northwest Vista College from 2003 to 2006.  Commander Seiler is the collateral descendent of Brig. General Benjamin McColloch - who accepted Maj. General Twiggs surrendered all Federal Property in Texas at the Alamo Plaza.

Joe L.J. Owen - Texas Parks & Wildlife Ranger

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LT. COMMANDER (HERITAGE DEFENSE) & 2024 REUNION PLANNING COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN

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SURGEON 

Dustin W. Seiler - "NUMBER ONE"

The following positions are vacant and need to be filled. To inquire about their duties & responsibilities, please see our Camp's Constitution & Bylaws and/or contact our Camp Commander: defiantray53@gmail.com

Ranger Owen served the State of Texas in the Parks & Wildlife Dept at the LBJ State Park in Blanco, Co for several years. He is also a prolific author of several books related to the Confederacy and  Hood's Texas Brigade, such as "Texans at Gettysburg", "Texans at Antietam", "Lone Star Valor", "Unceasing Fury", and others. Ranger Owen has also served as a Camp Commander from 2017-2018. 

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Chaplain 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. 

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Sanford C. Reed 

 Dr. Steiner served his country in the U.S . Air Force Medical Corps during the Vietnam War, and afterward, he served as an instructor in the  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. AIR FORCE MEDICAL CORPS (RETIRED)

VACANT CAMP OFFICER POSITIONS & COMMITTIE CHAIRS

GENEALOGIST & CEMETARY GUARDIANS CHAIRMAN

HOOD'S TEXAS BRIGADE, CAMP #153

SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS 

​​SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS   -   6TH BRIGADE, TEXAS DIVISION