Colonel Chats

Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels Headquarters
Virtual Video Conference Call

You are cordially invited to join your fellow Colonels for a virtual Colonel Chat. The Colonel Chats are designed to allow Colonels from around the world to gather and learn about a specific topic from a Colonel expert. Colonels will also have the opportunity to meet and network with other Colonels during the Colonel Chats.

June Colonel Chat with 
Ked Standfield
Executive Director of Louisville Grows
Thursday, June 24
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT

“Urban Sustainability at Home: What can homeowners do to increase their environmental sustainability?”

This Colonel Chat will focus on homeowner-sized sustainability such as gardening, planting trees, storm water run-off, and other ways you can be sustainable at home to reduce your carbon footprint.

Kedrick Stanfield is a life-long Kentucky resident who loves his community and the environment. Ked began his role as Executive Director for Louisville Grows in 2017 with a mission to grow greener, healthier neighborhoods.  Ked’s prior role was with Louisville Metro Government as a Compliance and Enforcement Supervisor. Ked has a Bachelor of Arts in Health Sciences and a Masters in Public Health from Eastern Kentucky University. He is an active community supporter of programs in West and South Louisville, is on the Board of Supervisors for the Jefferson County Soil and Water Conservation District, and has worked on numerous programs with Habitat for Humanity. Ked’s interests include fishing, raising chickens, and gardening.

To RSVP for this virtual Colonel Chat, please click here. Space is limited.

July Colonel Chat with 
Colonel Daniel Reilly
Sergeant First Class United States Army
Thursday, June 29
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT

“Sergeant Audie Murphy Association”

The Sergeant Audie Murphy Club dates back to 1986 and is rich in military history. Dedicated to Sergeant Audie Leon Murphy, the most decorated Soldier in American history who lived from 1924 to 1971; the individual club chapters exist throughout the world and are comprised of elite Non-Commissioned Officers who have demonstrated exemplary attributes and accomplishments consistent with Sergeant Murphy. This Colonel Chat will discuss the biography of Audie Murphy, the history of the Sergeant Audie Murphy Club (SAMC), what the SAMC looks like today, how members are inducted, and what is expected of them. If you have a SAMC Medallion, please wear it to our virtual chat.

SFC Reilly was inducted into the Forces Command Military District of Washington Sergeant Audie Murphy Club in 2015 and is the former Chapter President of the Fort Knox Sergeant Audie Murphy Club where he remains an active member. SFC Reilly was inducted into the Kentucky Colonels in 2018. He resides near Fort Knox with his wife and their two daughters.

To RSVP for this virtual Colonel Chat, please click here. Space is limited.