Left to right: Regent Marcia Beck, Kenneth Steele, wife Rhonda Steele, Patriot of the Month Chair Lainie Franklin

April 8, 2023

At the April, 1st meeting, Prairie Chapter, the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR), in Lee’s Summit’s was proud to recognize Kenneth Steele, United States Army, as the Chapter’s Patriot of the Month for April 2023.

Kenneth’s basic training was in Fort Jackson, South Carolina and then on to Fort Eustis and Fort Story in Virginia for training as a cargo specialist. He worked in transportation, driving twenty-ton dump trucks in the combat engineer department. He then went to Fort Stewart, Georgia and served with the 92nd Engineering Battalion. From there, he was stationed at the U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, home to refugees from Haiti and Cuba seeking to enter the United States.

In his civilian life, Ken has worked in accounting and sales as well as working as a Dean of Students at a local university. He holds an associate degree in accounting and Bachelor’s Degree in Advanced Ministry Leadership. His full-time job is with the American Association of Veterinary State Boards.

Prairie Chapter proudly recognizes and sponsors active-duty military servicemen and women, living American veterans, the National Guard, and the Reserves through the Patriot of the Month program.

For more information on Prairie Chapter NSDAR, please contact: prairiedaughters@gmail.com.