Donations in memory of Master Sgt. (R) James Kerr, Original SF, may be sent to Special Forces Association, P.O. Box 41436, Fayetteville NC 28309-1436, or to Indiana Social Center, 1001 Oak St., Indiana PA 15701.
Wachenheim said he reads a lot of books — "When you're at VMI, you spend a lot of time on the bus on road trips," he said — that he feels can help him get his message across during team meetings. His favorite? "The Legacy" by James Kerr, digging into the story of the All Blacks of New Zealand, one of the most successful sports franchises of all time.
KERR, JAMES (1790–1850). James Kerr, soldier, attorney, surveyor, and physician, was born near Danville, Kentucky, on September 24, 1790. In 1808 his Baptist minister father moved the family to Missouri. Kerr fought in the War of 1812 under Nathaniel Boone and achieved the rank of lieutenant. Thereafter he was sheriff of St. Charles County, Missouri. In 1819 he married Angela Caldwell and moved with his bride to Sainte Genevieve, Missouri. He served two terms in the House and one in the Senate as a representative of the Sainte Genevieve district.