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Inaugurating the Grand Priory of the Americas

A vital new chapter in the development of our Order has been started with the elevation of our Grand Commandery of the Americas to full Grand Priory status.

At a special event at the Order’s Atlanta, Georgia investiture in October 2019 the Grand Chancellor presented the new Grand Priory of the Americas with its commissioning warrant, and Robert Soderstrom was invested as the first Grand Prior.

The creation of the Grand Priory of the Americas reflects the tremendous work members of the Order have undertaken in North America, with several million dollars worth of medical aid and educational materials having been sent to projects in northern Iraq, Nigeria, Tanzania and the Philippines, and work underway to develop new programmes in Africa and the Caribbean.

Ambulances for Belize
We're working on San Pedro island to establish an ambulance service.

Supporting programmes in the Phiippines
We have sent $40,000 in medical supplies to the southern Philippines.

Medical support to Nigeria
The Americas Grand Commandery is leading our work in support of When in Need Foundation.

The Green Beret Foundation
Supported by our Grand Commandery of the Americas, the Green Beret Foundation (GBF) provides direct and continuous support to the Green Beret Community and its families.