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Day 167: Sir General Sarge

Sir General Sarge – August 14, 2011

What a wonderful day I had at the Sterling Renaissance Festival yesterday! Everyone was so nice and I met a lot of new friends too.

Day 167 - Knighted By The Queen

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As soon as we arrived at the festival we found Queen Elizabeth and she Knighted me in an official ceremony and everything. What an honor to be in the presence of the Queen and have her make me a Knight. Her Majesty even used Sir Francis Drake’s sword to Knight me. It was a very exciting time and I was also very happy there were little children around for the ceremony too. They watched very closely and thought it was pretty cool for a bear like me to be bestowed with such a great honor.

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Day 154: Sampson Veterans Cemetery Dedication

Sampson Veterans Cemetery Dedication

This past Saturday, July 30, 2011, General Sarge and I attended the dedication of the Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Seneca County, New York. We had a wonderful time and met a number of people. Active military, retired military and military families all gathered for this occasion.

Navy Officers

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General Sarge of course used the opportunity to get a number of pictures too. Here’s one of his favorite from the day with some Navy Officers.

From left to right in this picture is BMC (Sel) Chris Fibres, BMC (Sel) Carla Dieg and HMC (Sel) Lee Price. While General Sarge is an Army bear, here at General Sarge HQ we support all branches of the military. Making this picture a little more special is the fact that the cemetery is located on property that was formerly occupied by the Sampson Naval and Air Force Base.

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