Camp Signals/Recruiting Officer

Jason A. Fite


Brother Jason A. Fite has been a member of the Brady Camp since 2018. He is an active duty Surface Warfare Officer in the United States Navy, a ninth generation Texan, and a graduate of Texas A&M University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Brother Jason descends from 40 veterans of American wars to include: one in King Philip's War, two in the French & Indian War, nineteen in the American Revolution, four in the War of 1812, one in the Second Seminole War, eleven in the Civil War (four Union & seven Confederate), and two in World War II. Jason is also a member of the National Society Sons of the American Revolution and a hereditary companion in the Virginia Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States.

Purpose of the Camp Signals Officer

The purpose of the Signals Officer is to serve as the senior advisor on electronic communication technology and manage the assigned resources in such a manner as to reflect positively on the accomplishment of the goals and objectives of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.

The activities of the Camp Signals Officer should include:
(a) Providing the Commander and the Camp Council with advice and assistance relative to matters involving communication and technology.
(b) Supervise or serve as the Camp Webmaster if the Camp has an Internet home-page or Web site.
(c) Be familiar with and comply with the National Communication Technology policy.

Purpose of the Camp Recruiting Officer

The purpose of the Recruiting Officer is to provide a single point of contact for potential applicants to obtain information, forms, and assistance as well as to serve as a staff officer, reporting to the Junior Vice Commander, who will maintain membership recruiting and retention statistics.

The activities of the Camp Recruiting Officer should include:
(a) Providing the Commander and the Camp Council with advice and assistance on matters involving membership recruiting and retention.
(b) Establishing recruiting booths at appropriate events and observances.
(c) Making necessary brochures, forms, and information available to potential applicants.
(d) Interviewing former members to ascertain real or imagined retention problems.
(e) Maintain contact with the Recruiting Officer at the higher levels of the organization
(f) Establish and maintain an e-mail address for the Camp.