Br. Joseph R. Faiola, 2023-2024
Born in Providence, Rhode Island in 1988 to Michael and Doreen Faiola. In 2006 he graduated from Coventry High School and in 2008 Joe joined the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War as a member of Major Sullivan Ballou Camp 3, Department of Rhode Island having served every position but Secretary. Also in 2008, he joined the 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers, Co. B Reenactors were he currently serves as Assistant Regional Events Coordinator and portrays a 1st Sgt. This is his first term as the Department Commander for the Department of Rhode Island, SUVCW. Joe is a lineal member through his 4X Great Grandfather William B. Blanchard, of the 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers. He is happily married to his wife Courtney and they have 2 sons, Jaxon and Carter.