"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


Feb 6, 2016 Green Bay, WI
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16 April, 2016
Chapter 73 Business Meeting and Civil War Museum tour. Kenosha, WI. Meeting location and time TBD (Co-ordinators Bernie Jene and Steve Leopold)


16 July, 2016
Chapter Business Meeting, Baraboo, WI. (Co-ordinators John Gianos and Jim Fridl)
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10 September, 2016
Chapter Business Meeting and Picnic, Fort McCoy, WI (Co-ordinators Jim Anderson and 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 Present at Fall Meeting 2014

Chapter Members Present at Spring Meeting 2004

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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