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Pete at Fort Dearborn,
Rye, New Hampshire, 2003.

Phil and our dad Pierre at the Golden Gate,
San Francisco, California, 2006.

Our dad contributes photographs from his many trips.

Brothers Pete and Phil Payette are originally from Portsmouth, New Hampshire, but have lived in Virginia
since their family moved to Fredericksburg in 1972. Pete is happily married to wife Leisa,
with three children; Joseph, Hannah, and Lucien, and is currently employed in the grocery business
in Charlottesville. Phil is unmarried, and was formerly in the US Navy. He is now employed
in the private sector in Virginia Beach.

Pete with brother Nathan and his wife Lorrie
at the rear of Battery Kirk/HECP at Fort Stark,
New Castle, New Hampshire, 1999.

Nathan contributed photos for the Fort Macon, NC, and Fort Foster, ME chapter websites.

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