Vincent J. “Jim” Troiola (pronounced Tree-Ola) of New York was elected national commander of the nation’s largest veteran service organization on Sept. 1, 2022, in Milwaukee during The American Legion’s 103rd national convention. Click to learn more about The Commander’s Membership Incentives.
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By Carol Carpenter Hansoncaranhan@gmail.com 515-822-8635Historian with Brooklyn Historical Society For release: March 17, 2022 BROOKLYN, IOWA – A lot of parades have marched down the main street of this small Iowa town, but not many with the national and...
Ken Danilson on the right at the podium. The Department of Iowa regrets to announce the death of Department Finance Officer Ken Danilson. Ken passed away Saturday, March 12, 2022. Visitation will be March 17 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the United Methodist Church, 108...
National Commander Dillard National Commander’s Tour Paul E. Dillard was elected national commander of The American Legion on Sept. 2, 2021, in Phoenix during the organization’s 102nd national convention. His theme as national commander is “No Veteran Left Behind.” He...
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