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  • Power of Alumni

    In January of 2022, I received word that my place of employment in my hometown, among all of my network, was in trouble. On the job market yet again (very common in higher education) I was fortunate to interview and land a new job… 10 hours away! So I needed to do a lot before I relocatedContinue reading “Power of Alumni”


  • Council Alumnus of the Year Award

    The Council Alumnus of the Year Award is different than other awards in Scouting as it does not simply recognize the individual for being a distinguished person or honor those giving time and energy to the BSA as a volunteer leader; Scouting already has awards that do that. It is more of a combination ofContinue reading “Council Alumnus of the Year Award”


  • 2022 Scholarship Recipient

    APO Eagles, the Eagle Scout Alumni Association of Alpha Phi Omega, National Service Fraternity (APO), and National Affiliate of the National Eagle Scout Association (NESA) are proud to announce the inaugural recipient of our College Scholarship. Sarina Jarrahi Horner is a graduate of Forsyth Country Day School (FCDS) in Lewisville, North Carolina, and the North CarolinaContinue reading “2022 Scholarship Recipient”


  • National Service Award

    The National Distinguished Service Key Award is the Fraternity’s highest level of distinction, and it recognizes brothers for outstanding service to the Fraternity. This year’s chair of the National Distinguished Service Key Committee, Maggie Katz, announced the recipients during the opening ceremony of the National Convention. KEITH ROOTS Theta ’83 University of Virginia Eagle ScoutContinue reading “National Service Award”


  • How to Serve Scouting?

    Third in a series While it is easy to refer to the age-old idea of “Money, Membership, and Manpower” that has been the charge of every District Executive in the BSA, there is actually great truth in this adage that can be used. I’ll focus on these three elements and explore each one and howContinue reading “How to Serve Scouting?”


  • Awards

    Please take a look at the document I made listing BSA/APO awards of significance. If in reading this you think one of our members qualifies for any of these awards I need you to reach out to me; richn184@gmail.com or 856-904-5027. I will collate nominations received and ask for volunteers to form an awards committee if needed. As HowieContinue reading “Awards”


  • NST Chair

    Our goal is to have an APO Eagles committee of territory chairs, with the goal of building relationships and resources. In turn, each chair to have its own committee of council-level representatives to work with building relationships and resources. Below is the territory Chair Position description, which can be easily translated to the council level.Continue reading “NST Chair”


  • Patches!

    We have created a patch to show you membership in the association! it will come in 2 different forms. A 3-inch hex parch with button loop suitable for wearing in your Class A in the temporary patch spot! We also will be producing a 6 inch back patch version, without the button loop. We areContinue reading “Patches!”


  • How to Serve Scouting?

    First in a series While it is easy to refer to the age-old idea of “Money, Membership, and Manpower” that has been the charge of every District Executive in the BSA, there is actually great truth in this adage that can be used. I’ll focus on these three elements and explore each one and howContinue reading “How to Serve Scouting?”


  • National Gathering of Alumni

    Inaugural National Gathering of Alumni is set to take place June 12-18, 2022 at Philmont Scout Ranch. Sponsored by the BSA Alumni Association (an umbrella organization for many Scouting affiliations and career-based networks), the week-long gathering at the Philmont Training Center is intended to bring Scouting Alumni back to the campfire, and to rekindle thatContinue reading “National Gathering of Alumni”


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