"Uniting SFA members in Wisconsin and the surrounding Great Lakes region."

The Great Lakes Chapter encourages all persons currently assigned to or have been a member of a US Army Special Forces active, guard, or reserve unit to join our association and enjoy our comradery through membership meetings and social events.

Meeting Dates


10 Feb 2018 Green Bay, WI
Business Meeting and Dinner (Coordinator Les Beam)
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6 May 2017 Oshkosh, WI
Business Meeting and visit to EAA Airventure Museum (Coordinators Jerry Smith and Mike Giles)
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15 Jul 2017 Baraboo
Business Meeting (Coordinator John Gianos)
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9 Sep 2017 Ft McCoy WI & Pineview Campground
Business Meeting and Picnic (Coordinators Jim Anderson & Jim Fridl)
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Last Meeting Minutes

To request a copy of the minutes of the last business meeting, please contact Chapter Secretary John Gianos

Chapter Officers


Jerry W Smith

Vice President

James Fridl


John Gianos


Lester Beam


Chapter members at Ft McCoy Fall 2016

Chapter members at Baraboo Summer 2016

JFK Wreath Ceremony Arlington National Cemetery 2016

In memory of MAJ Peter Phanhmahavong

Chapter 73 Cedarburg Memorial Day 2015

Chapter Members Ft McCoy Fall 2015

COL Maggie and Jerry Smith

Contact Us

To get in touch with Chapter 73, please contact:

Lester Beam, Chapter Treasurer
Phone: (920) 822-3151
Email: lwbeam@hotmail.com
Les Beam - Distinguished Service Citation

Jerry Smith, Chapter President
Phone: (262) 377-6012
Email: jsmith304@wi.rr.com
Jerry Smith

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