Arizona Military Degree Team
Arizona Military Degree Team
Arizona Military Degree Team
Arizona Military Degree Team

Senior Master Sergeant J. Wesley "Wes" Stokes (Director/Founder)
Arizona Air National Guard, Retired


Member, Tucson Lodge #4
Member, Anahuac Lodge #81
Member/Secretary, Nelson C. Bledsoe Lodge #74
Member, Valley of Tucson Scottish Rite


Master, Tucson Lodge #4, 1990
Master, Nelson C. Bledsoe Lodge #74, 2008 and 2012
District Deputy Grand Lecturer, 1991

Mason of the Year 2014
Military Record:
United States Navy, 1961-1965
United States Air Force, 1966-1970
Arizona Air National Guard, 1977-1995

Marechal Des Logis Chef Jean-Claude Malterre
Premier Regiment du Train, French Army

Disrtict Deputy Grand Master,
Tucson Lodge #4
Adobe Lodge #41
Scottish Rite
York Rite
Red Cross of Constantine
Grand Orator, 2007-2008
Grand Editor, 1996-1999

Grand Pursuivant, 1995-1996
Master of:
Southern Arizona Research Lodge #2, 1993 & 2006
Tucson Lodge #4, 1994
Adobe Lodge XLI, 2007-2009
Charter Master, Renaissance Lodge LXXXIV, 2010-2011
Military Record:
Premier Regiment du Train, France and Algeria, 1962-1964

Chief Petty Officer Robert "Bob" Crawford
United States Navy Reserve, Retired
Electronics Technician Chief (Surface Warfare)

Credentials Chairman, Grand Lodge of Arizona, 1999 to present
Member, Tucson Lodge #4
Grand Standard Bearer, 2010
Master, John Wayne Centennial Lodge #76, 1985
Master, White Mountain Lodge #3, 1997
Military Record:
Years of Service, 1963 to 1991
ETA School, 1964
Instructor School, 1985
Command Career Counselor, 1986-1991

Machinist Mate Second Class Martin T. Jones
United States Navy


Member, Tucson Lodge #4

Member, Nelson C. Bledsoe Lodge #74

Member, Anahuac Lodge #81


Master, Tucson Lodge #4, 2014

Master, Nelson C. Bledsoe Lodge #74, 2013 & 2015

First Sergeant Vincent Santos
United States Air Force, Retired

Sergeant Mike Manning
United States Marine Corps

Past Grand Master, Grand Lodge F&AM of Arizona (2014)
Grand Master, Grand Lodge F&AM of Arizona (2014-2015)

Master, Williams Grand Canyon Lodge #38, 2002
Mason of the Year, 2010
Grand Lodge Appointments/Elections:
Program Coordinator, 2003/2004
Grand Sword Bearer, 2005
District Deputy Grand Lectuer, 2006/2007
Grand Lecturer, 2008/2009
Military Record:
United States Marine Corps, First Force Recon, 1959/60
Helicopter Crew Chief/Door Gunner, HMM-362, 1963-1966
Republic of Vietnam, 1960, 1965, 1966

In Memorium


Staff Sergeant J. Steve Balogh
United States Air Force

Received into the Celestial Lodge November 17, 2014. "Well done good and faithful servant..."

Master, Temple Lodge #51, Oracle, AZ, 1995 & 1997
Past President, Temple Guard Unit, 2000
Military Record:
United States Air Force, 1948 to 1952
Commissary Manager, Berlin Airlift Blockade, Wiesbaden, Germany 1949-1952

Chief Warrant Officer 4 (CW4) Harold "Lindy" Lindamood
United States Army


District Deputy Grand Master, D-17
Member, Green valley Lodge #71
Grand Standard Bearer, 2011 & 2014
District Deputy Grand Master, 2006-2011, 2012-2014
Master, Green Valley Lodge #71, 2006 & 2008

Lieutenant Colonel Leigh Creighton
United States Army, Retired
Signal Corps


Senior Grand Steward, Grand Lodge of Arizona
Member, Tucson Lodge #4

Master, Tucson Lodge #4, 2015

Military Record:
Officer Candidate School (OCS), July 1978
Combined Arms & Services School (CASS)
Command & General Staff College (CGSC)
Commander, Company C, 34th Signal Battalion, 93d Signal Brigade, VII Corps
Commander & Professor of Military Science, Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), University of Arizona

Major Richard A. Hendrickson
US Army Retired Reserve

Member, Green Valley Lodge #71
Member, Nogales Lodge #11
District Deputy Grand Lecturer & District Deputy Grand Master, 2006 thru 2012; 2018-19

Grand Orator 2005
Master, Green Valley Lodge #71, 2002 & 2010
Military Record:
Officer Candidate School (OCS), 1966, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
Republic of Vietnam 5/1968 to 5/1969, 210th Combat Aviation Battalion, 1st Aviation Brigade, Long Thanh North Airfield

Sergeant Charlie Raymond
United States Army, Retired
9th Infantry Division

Member, Tucson Lodge #4

Military Record:
United States Army, 1969 to 1997

Master Sergeant Darren C. Turner

United States Air Force, Retired

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

Dinner: 1800

Lodge Open: 1900

Scottsdale Lodge #43

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Scottsdale, AZ 85257




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