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Jack Garrett – Past Potentate 1994

Jasck 150x1531966 - became Master Mason in Naples Italy harry s. Truman lodge # 649 1967 - became a Shriner in Naples Italy (Aahmes Shrine CA) 1969 - President Naples Italy Shrine Club 1970 - started the first Scottish rite degree team in Naples Italy, instead of having to go to Germany to receive the degrees 1971 - started the first shrine ceremonial to be held in Naples Italy instead of going to Germany 1972 - started the first all star military football game to be held in Naples Italy to raise money for the shrine hospital 1974 - became master of Harry s. Truman Lodge # 649 in Naples, Italy 1975 - was presented at the Grand Lodge in Rome Italy the Highest award the Grand Lodge of Rome Italy can present (the Giordano Bruno medal) 1977 - received the 32 KCCH degree (red cap) from Scottish rite Bodies in San Francisco CA 1978 - Retired from the U. S. Navy 1979 - demitted from Aahmes Shrine joined El Zaribah Shrine 1980 - joined the patrol 1986 & 1987- captain of the patrol 1990 - elected to Oriental Guide 1990 - started the first Vidalia onion sales for El Zaribah Shrine 1991 - started the drum & bugle corps 1994 - elected Potentate El Zaribah 1996 - Circus Chairman and again 2002-2013 1998 & 2000 - Captain Roadrunners and again 2006 - 2013 1999 - President Drum & Bugle Corps and again 2002-2013 2002 to 2013 - Housing Chairman 2011- elected Temple Recorder Joined the U.S. Navy in December 1951 and retired December 1979 as Senior Chief Boatswains Mate. Served on various ships during my tour and served 10 years in Naples Italy as skipper of a 65 foot Chris craft yacht for commander in chief Southern Europe. Had the honor to have taken President and Mrs. Regan on a boat trip to the island of Capri while stationed in Naples Italy.