John Turner – Assistant Friendly Quartermatser

Wood Badge Patrol / Critter:  BEAR

Scout Unit: Troop & Pack 501

District: Battlefield

Years in Scouting:  30+

Highest Rank: Never a BS; was a Sea Scout

Current Registered Position: COR; district committee at-large member

Other Positions in Scouting and for how long? ASM T 501 (10 years), SM T 509 (9 years), District Training Chairman & Council Training Chairman (20+ years)

Occupation?  Retired

What is your favorite Scouting event?  Don’t have one  

What do you most enjoy doing? Golf, Genealogy research

What is your best Scouting memory? Tie between Philmont and a 75 mile canoe trip on the NY Finger Lakes

If you had unlimited time and resources, what would you choose to do?  Cruises and long train trips  

What are the most important things in your life?  Wife, Son  

What do most people not know about you? I cannot drive on most bridges

What are your favorite movies?  Hunt for Red October, Midway, Unstoppable

What is your favorite food or meal?  Rib eye steak

What is your favorite book as an adult?  Don’t have one

As a youth?  Don’t have one

What is something about you that would surprise other people?  I love trains and aircraft

What is your favorite childhood memory? Remembering my two best friends who have passed on.

What is your favorite music and bands? Elvis; Beach Boys

What are your hobbies?