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SOP for SFA Chapter XLVIII Necrology
Approved and Adopted by the Members at the 17Oct18 business meeting


1. Procedure:

a. The name must be proposed by a Chapter member in good standing to the Necrology Committee; or, if required, to the members at a Chapter meeting.

b. A name satisfying the established criteria will be acted up by the Necrology Committee.

2. Criteria:

a. Individual must have received an Honorable Discharge

b. Individual must not have engaged in any activity which would bring discredit upon the Armed Forces of the United States, The Special Forces Association or Chapter XLVIII.

c. A current member of the Chapter at the time of death.

d. A former member of any of the RIARNG Special Forces units whose military service ended and died prior to the Charter being granted to Chapter XLVIII by the SFA on 11Jul90.

e. An Active Duty Special Operations service member with family ties to Rhode Island when a family member requests that a Chapter member propose the name be added to the Chapter Necrology.

f. A current or former member of Co A, 2/19 SF Gp or Special Operations Detachment-Global RIARNG, who was not a member of Chapter XLVIII at the time of death, may be added to the necrology if a Chapter member proposes inclusion at a Chapter meeting, with a proper quorum present, and the motion is approved by a majority of those present

g. An individual that does not meet the above criteria may be added to the necrology if a Chapter member proposes inclusion at a Chapter meeting, with a proper quorum present, and the motion is approved by a majority of those present.