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2016 Raffle For Medal of Honor Museum Chapel Fund

The following photos and video are from the North Charleston Convention Center and CALEA
(The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement)  Host Night, Nov 3, 2016 aboard the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point, Mount Pleasant, SC.

Grand Prize signed by nine Medal of Honor recipients

(l to r), Jeff Jacobs (PPF),  Lt. Michael Conkey, Charleston County Sheriff's Office, Col. Greg Kitchens USMC (PPF), Lt. BK Williams (Chas. Co. Sheriff's Office), Buddy Milligan (PPF) 

CALEA group


Grand Prize Winner, John Snedeker (r) with Col. Greg Kitchens

Snedeker and Kitchens

Grand Prize Winner John Snedeker with Second Prize Winner Stephanie Lipsey

Snedeker -Lipsey

Winner of Third Prize was Nicklaus Buiskool of Washington state.   Photo Pending.

Medal of Honor recipient, General James E. Livingston USMC (ret) gives welcoming remarks at the opening of the CALEA conference in North Charleston, SC

JEL remarks

Inspector Robert "Chip" Googe of Mount Pleasant PD mans the table where raffle tickets and signed copies of General Livingston's book Noble Warrior were on sale.  A two minute video showing the new National Medal of Honor Museum, Education Center and Chapel was playing on the laptop.

Chip Googe

Det. Sgt. Sharon Baldrick of the Isle of Palms PD helps out.

Chip and Sharon

Pat Waters (right), grandson of Gen. George S. Patton, was one of many distinguished guests.  PPF board member and A-6 Intruder pilot Buddy Milligan (left) works the table.

Pat Waters

Jeff, Buddy and Greg (left to right) ready to go to work

PPF group

Greg (l) and Buddy (r) selling their hearts out to lined up and supportive CALEA members.

Busy table

2 minute video of the drawing of winning tickets


On behalf of the entire board of Patriots Point Foundation, we want to thank everyone who purchased a ticket or Noble Warrior book.  We particularly want to single out Lt. BK Williams of the Charleston County Sheriff's office and Jason Phalen of the Charleston County Aviation Authority Police who worked tirelessly to ensure this effort would succeed.   A special thank you to Isle of Palms Det. Sgt. Sharon Baldrick who made numerous 'pickup and deliveries' of tickets, prizes and displays.

We wish to recognize and thank the following organizations for their planning, support and participation in this effort:

Charleston County Sheriff’s Office
Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office
Berkeley County Sheriff’s Office
Charleston County Aviation Authority Police
Charleston County Consolidated 911 Center
City of Charleston Police Department
College of Charleston Public Safety
Goose Creek Police Department
Isle of Palms Police Department
Medical University of SC Public Safety
Mount Pleasant Police Department
North Charleston Police Department
South Carolina Law Enforcement Division
South Carolina Police Accreditation Coalition


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While the raffle is over, please continue to support the Medal of Honor Museum Chapel Fund by either donating below or by purchasing a signed copy of General Livingston's book, Noble Warrior. It is the story of how 700 marines engaged 10,000 North Vietnamese Army regulars and prevailed.  It is the action for which he was awarded the Medal of Honor.

Books are $45 (charge/check) including shipping.  ORDER HERE 

Noble WarriorGen. Livingston


When you make a donation you can specify if you would like your donation to be in memory of (or in honor of) a friend or family member.

Our online donation program is easy to use with most popular credit or debit cards.  Processing is through PayPal, but you do not have to be a member or join.  Anyone can donate.  When you click the 'donate now' button below you will be taken to a secure page hosted by PayPal.  After entering your donation amount you can use your credit card by clicking on "continue" to the left of the PayPal login.   To use your PayPal account use the login block.

If you prefer, you may also mail your donations to:

Patriots Point Foundation
PO Box 309
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29465

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