Joseph C. Braxton
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  • La Grange, NC
  • United States

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Joseph C. Braxton replied to Kirby Hill's discussion Moot
"Also there is this listing"
May 13
Joseph C. Braxton replied to Kirby Hill's discussion Moot
" this is all I found regarding the British Moot. Hope this helps"
May 13
Joseph C. Braxton replied to Sue Pesznecker's discussion Announcing a New Position!
"Congrats Ethan! Know you'll do a 1st rate job!"
May 11
Joseph C. Braxton replied to William Carter's discussion bushman's thong instructions in the group Pathfinders
"Based on what , to my reading, I believe, round leather in a dark brown to black , was at one time traditionally used for the thongs  reccommended by B.P. "
May 1
Joseph C. Braxton updated their profile
Mar 28
Joseph C. Braxton replied to Jeff Kopp's discussion SCOUTbox
"Battlbox subscritions and escape krate subscriptions seem to have some decent gear and have different(ie: cost more) levels. Those might be worth a look. just my 2 cents worth."
Mar 24
Joseph C. Braxton replied to Paul Matisz's discussion WFIS Belt Buckle question
"in size of belt the width is @ 1 1/8 " with the belt thickness of @ 1/8" very simular to the old BSA 2 piece buckles and belts  and the scounts Canada 2 piece buckles and belts . not sure the cm measurement. hope it…"
Jan 13
Joseph C. Braxton replied to Peter Adrian's discussion Marksmanship Proficiency Badge in the group Pathfinders
"I'm a hunter's safety instructor for NC and like many states we do go thru not only firearm safety and familiarization, but conservation and hunting ethics, hunters and the laws regarding them, and other aspects of safe hunting, ie tree…"
Oct 26, 2016
Joseph C. Braxton commented on Chance Michaels's blog post First camp of the 2016/17 season!
"Sounds like you're on the right track. One suggestion might be to take the Pathfinders out on a "recon hike/camp" , getting photos and other ideas for the rest of the group for their next outing. That way, the Pathfinders get to do…"
Oct 23, 2016
Joseph C. Braxton replied to Karl Pollak's discussion Logo Protection
"I would imagine this something the chief commisioner is taking up with the legal folks to make sure all is done just right"
Oct 20, 2016
Joseph C. Braxton commented on William Carter's event WFIS Woodbeads I, Step 3
"Its a great opportunity for any who attend. Brownsea Island is a place rich with scouting spirit and heritage. I was fortunate enough to go there  many yrs back with some other Gilwellians from the British scout association while I was in…"
Oct 20, 2016
Joseph C. Braxton replied to Karl Pollak's discussion Logo Protection
"I looked on Alibaba and , fortunately, didnt see anything listed. I would say its time to act on protecting the brand logos etc, before some enitity tries and get some sort of rights to them YITS"
Oct 20, 2016
Cassandra Redeagle left a comment for Joseph C. Braxton
"Thanks! Glad to be here."
Oct 18, 2016
Joseph C. Braxton replied to Bryan Redeagle's discussion Fonts and Typefaces
"I looked at that, there are 4 different items listed that have the BPSA emblem on them. apparently they are comming from somewgere in mainland china accordimg to the ads"
Oct 18, 2016

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William Carter commented on Joseph C. Braxton's blog post Hurricane Mathew
"Glad to hear you pulled through ok.  Thoughts and good wishes from New Orleans going out to you."
Oct 12, 2016
Joseph C. Braxton posted a blog post

Hurricane Mathew

Hello All, Just wanted to say that we've survived Mathew, just got power back today, it was out since sat. night.  Hope all in areas where Mathew visited are well, and getting everything back to normal.  All that said, looks like we're now in for some great service opportunities around here.In Service,JC Braxton See More
Oct 11, 2016

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Are you a member of a current BPSA group? If so, which?
I enjoy the outdoors in all its many manifestations and am very much an "old school" scouter. I am retired from state ( NC DOC) and Naval Reserve. FEMA trained CERT instructor, NRA instructor (pistol), Leave no Trace Trainer. Teach basic and advanced bushcraft and primative living skills for participant and instructor level classes, as well as great variety of dutch oven and other cast iron and primative cooking skills. blacksmithing, leathercraft, 1st aid, and several other areas.
Are you interested in starting a new BPSA group?
Rover Squire, 7/05/2013,
Brownsea participant/Instructor,3/14
Rover Knight, 7/26/2014
Rover Scout Leader 554th Neusiok Rangers
Past Southern Regional Commisioner 2013-2015
Any previous scouting background?
from cub , boy scout, explorer, and sea scout 13+yrs), also adult leader 1975-present (41+yrs),have held many unit, and district positions, from asst den leader to dist. commissioner and council commodore for sea scouts. currently on dist committee/training committee. Wood Badge SR-56 (Fox)(old style traditional Wood Badge), Sea Badge, and Powder Horn advanced leader trained. scoutmaster fundamentals instructor, hold several scout leader training and service awards.

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At 7:55pm on October 18, 2016, Cassandra Redeagle said…

Thanks! Glad to be here.

At 11:55am on September 27, 2016,
Celeste Neiser

Thanks for the welcome, Joseph. Evan and I are really excited to have found BPSA and can't wait to meet more fellow scouts!

At 8:00pm on September 18, 2016, M. Michele Brown said…

Thank you very much for the warm welcome.  I'm very glad I joined

At 5:34pm on January 17, 2016, Clayton Smith said…

Thank you Joseph I hope you are having a great year so far.

At 1:57pm on January 16, 2015,
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Jeff Kopp

Joe, I have been trying to get in touch with you for several days. Please check your email and Base Camp messages!

At 12:21am on January 9, 2015, Nathan Proudfoot said…

Thank you Joseph,

I was offered to take instruct the instructor myself but was unable to take it.  

At 9:30pm on January 3, 2014,
Clint Vallee

Thank you for the hospitality! It's good to be here; I just stumbled upon the BPSA about three days ago -- I must say I like what I see!

At 6:25pm on June 4, 2013, Thomas Beckett said…
Maybe we could have a statewide camping weekend this fall. That might be a good way to get the BPSA ball rolling here.

Joseph C. Braxton's Blog

Hurricane Mathew

Posted on October 11, 2016 at 8:49am 1 Comment

Hello All, Just wanted to say that we've survived Mathew, just got power back today, it was out since sat. night.  Hope all in areas where Mathew visited are well, and getting everything back to normal.  All that said, looks like we're now in for some great service opportunities around here.

In Service,

JC Braxton 


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