The Patriot, published quarterly, is the official journal of the Scottish American Military Society, Ltd., a voluntary, non-political, non-sectarian and non-profit organization incorporated under the laws of the state of North Carolina, dedicated to the preservation and promotion of Scottish and American Armed Forces customs, traditions and heritage. The Patriot includes reports by the officers, minutes of national meetings, information on regional and Post activities, and various feature articles of interest to the membership. This section of our site includes pages which will give you a brief exposure to The Patriot. See our Table of Contents from the most recent publication in the right hand column, and a selected article of interest. Improving The Patriot is an on-going activity and we welcome your suggestions.
The membership of SAMS and other interested parties are encouraged to submit articles or items of interest to The Patriot publication. Submission of articles which are copyrighted must include a copyright waiver to be accepted for publication.
Contributions of material for publication, inquiries and comments may be directed to the appropriate editor:
e-mail: Editor; The Patriot
Editor, Military Affairs
Robert C. Whitten, Jr., 1117 Yorkshire Dr., Cupertino, CA 95014-4961
Editor, Scottish-American Culture and History
Professor Harold M. Elliott, Weber State University, 2510 University Circle, Ogden, UT 84408-2510
From the National Commander
On a Wing and a Prayer