11.12.2017
1970-1979

BSA Troop 45 History Project
1970 - 1979

From 1970 - 1979, Troop 45 was in the Talking Warrior District of the Pushmataha Area Council, and was chartered by the Starkville First United Methodist Church.

1979

Talking Warrior District, Pushmataha Area Council
Scoutmaster Dr. H. Michael "Doc" Barnes Biography
Eagles
Religious Awards God And Country: Pat Franklin
Awards Honor Unit, National Camping Award
history/1970-1979/unid_1980s_b.jpg (131309 bytes) Jack Slay, Chris Slay, Scott Givens,  and John Creech attend Brownsea 22 in Louisville in 1979.   Mike and Ron Honea (Asst. SM - 45) were on staff.  Photo to the left is probably one of the Huey brothers of Troop 5, also at Brownsea 22. (Text and ID courtesy of Martha Barnes)
1978
Talking Warrior District, Pushmataha Area Council
Scoutmaster Dr. H. Michael "Doc" Barnes Biography
Awards National Roundup Award, Award For Above National Average Youth Membership At Re-Charter, National Honor Unit
Eagles John Creech, Michael Franklin, Richard D. Nash
Awards Readers Digest National Public Speaking Contest, Council & Area IV winner: Chris Slay.
Honor Unit, National Camping Award

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Newspaper account of Richard D. Nash receiving his Eagle. See full photo and read the article from the Starkville Daily News, Dec. 21, 1978

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Newspaper account of Mike Franklin, John Creech, and Chris Slay receiving their Eagles. From the Starkville Daily News, May 11, 1978.

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1978 Philmont Expedition, with members of Troop 45 and Troop 5 (Louisville).  This link provides a larger photo, with each member identified.

1977

Talking Warrior District, Pushmataha Area Council
Scoutmaster Dr. H. Michael "Doc" Barnes Biography
Awards Year Round Recruiting Award, Unit Leaders' Award For Units With  Above National Average Youth Membership at Re-Charter, National Camping Award, National Honor Unit Award
Eagles Jack C Slay, Jr.

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Scoutmaster Mike Barnes receives the Silver Beaver from John Robert Arnold.  Read the article and see the complete photo by clicking on the image.
Meritorious Action Medal John Creech
Religious Awards Ad Altare Dei: Mark Givens, Scott Givens, Chris Slay, Jack Slay, Andy Watson
National Jamboree Scouts Jack Slay, Chris Slay, Brett Barnes attend ’77 National Boy Scout Jamboree @ Moraine State Park, PA; Doc is ASM for Jamboree Troop
Special Service Doc serves on Wood Badge Course SE-144
1977 Explorer Road Rally Frank Bonner, Second Place

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Members of Troop 45 take off to the National Jamboree. Read the article by clicking the image on the left.

1976

Talking Warrior District, Pushmataha Area Council
Scoutmaster Dr. H. Michael "Doc" Barnes Biography
Awards National Camping Award, Southeast Region Frontiers BiCentennial Roundup Award for recruiting eight or more new members between Sept. 1 and Dec. 31, 1976. President's Award Ribbon (Camporee 5/8/76), National President's Award Ribbon
Events Summer Camp at Camp Palila
Scouts Mark Mauldin and Jack Slay attend first ever Junior Leader Training course in Pushmataha Area Council 
Brownsea Double-Two (BA22) at Camp Palila (Doc is SM and Course Director)
Special Service Doc’ serves on staff for Wood Badge course SE-102
Eagles None
Religious Awards God And Country: Mike Franklin
history/1980-1989/unid_1980s.jpg (122979 bytes) 1976 Brownsea 22 Junior Leader Training at Camp Palila. 
Looks to be the start of the final feast.
1975
Talking Warrior District, Pushmataha Area Council
The Feb. 2, 1975 FUMC bulletin reports that Troop 45 has 54 members.
Scoutmaster Dr. H. Michael "Doc" Barnes Biography
Awards Honor Unit, National Camping Award, Proficient Ribbon (Camporee 10/11/75), President's Award Ribbon and Proficient Ribbon (Camporee 5/10/75)
Eagles Scott A. Givens
Special Service ‘Doc’ serves on staff for Wood Badge course SE-57
1974
Talking Warrior District, Pushmataha Area Council
Scoutmaster Dr. H. Michael "Doc" Barnes Biography
Awards Honor Unit, National Camping Award
Religious Awards God And Country: Mark Mauldin, David Cross

Three scouts who earned their Eagles in 1973 receive them during the 1974 Troop 45 Red And White Banquet. Click image at left to read the Feb. 12, 1974 Starkville Daily News article.
1973
The Feb 4, 1973 FUMC bulletin reported that Troop 45 had 50 members.
Talking Warrior District, Pushmataha Area Council
Scoutmaster Tom Mauldin (Biography) / Dr. H. Michael "Doc" Barnes Biography
ASM Lawrence A. Rowe, H.W. Nash, H. M. Barnes
Awards Honor Unit, National Camping Award
Eagles Murray Cross; Mark Mauldin; Kim Groves
1972
Talking Warrior District, Pushmataha Area Council
Scoutmaster Tom Mauldin  (Biography)
ASM Henry Nash
Awards Honor Unit, National Camping Award
Eagles Rance Rowe; Mark Myhre; Kenneth Williams; Danny Farnell; Kim Groves
1971
Talking Warrior District, Pushmataha Area Council
Scoutmaster Tom Mauldin (Biography)
ASM Lance Rowe; Henry Nash; H. M. Barnes
Awards 1971 Roundup Honor Troop
Eagles Charles Mandley
1970
Talking Warrior District, Pushmataha Area Council
Scoutmaster Tom Mauldin (Biography)
ASM Lance Rowe; Henry Nash
Awards 1970 Roundup Honor Troop (12/15/70)
Eagles Jeffrey Vasek, Tom McWilliams
God And Country Ben Landers, Dabney Peeples, Steve Mauldin, David Mauldin
Patrols Antelope, Buffalo, Hawk, Panther