On July 28, 2015 the Keystone Commonwealth Fort #173 was chartered in Lebanon, PA.  Pat McAteer was elected the first Captain. Current Captain/President is Paulette Werni.

Membership in Daughters of '98

National Quartermaster Pat McAteer and Keystone President Paulette Werni get ready to participate In the Lebanon Pa Memorial Parade.

National Fort Captain Karen Burkhimer and Keystone Fort Captain Nancy Reinhart enjoying the 83rd Convention Banquet.

From L to R: Past Fort Captain Nancy Rinehart, Adjutant Sue Dieffenbach, Fort Captain Paulette Werni, National Quartermaster Pat McAteer, 1st Lt. Sandra Jones, National trustee Carol Edris, Quartermaster Edie Salladino, Chaplain Ann Hargrove, National Fort Captain  Karen Burkhimer

Officers: Paulette Werni, Captain, Sandy Jones First Lieutenant, Edie Salladino Quartermaster,  Sue Dieffenbach Adjutant, Ann Hargrove, Chaplin, and Past fort Captains,  Nancy Rinehart and Pat McAteer. We will be meeting quarterly. We hold meetings in July, October, January, and April at 1 pm. Email: prm_17042@yahoo.com or daughtersof98@gmail.com  for more information

Applications are available at www.ssawvhq.org or email daughtersof98@gmail.com

Alexander Quinn SSAWV Lebanon, PA

Hereditary Membership. The membership of the Daughters of '98 is composed of daughters, granddaughters, great granddaughters, legally adopted daughters, stepdaughters, foster daughters, daughters in law, grand daughters in law, nieces and grand nieces, nieces-in-law and grand nieces-in-law, cousins and cousins-in-law of anyone eligible for membership in the United Spanish War Veterans, who have reached the age of five (5) years.

Real Daughters. Any prospective member submitting proof of membership qualifications and lineage that shows they are a Daughters, Daughters-in-law, or step daughter, of a veteran of the Spanish American War, the Philippine Insurrection, or the China Relief Expedition, may be granted a Real Daughters membership, with all the same rights and privileges as any other member.

Associate membership.  Ladies having an interest in history, but not hereditary may join as associates with full voting privileges.

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