Commander’s message

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nef_logoWith the Fall Meetings and the Flaming Foliage Festival behind, I am looking forward to Thanksgiving for my next personal family time at home.  Hopefully by now all Legion Family members should have completed the Get Out the Vote campaign and our country is on its way to a new and brighter future. Praying and voting are the only chance we have to succeed as a viable society.

The Legion Family should be in mid-swing of presenting our Americanism programs to the young students, communities and parents of school age youngsters ...

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Commander’s Corner

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Carl Olshefskie 2016-2017COMMANDER’S COLUMN

Carl Olshefskie, Department Commander

Well it has been five days since my election and already I have been to Legion Posts from Bedford Post 113 up to my hometown.

I spent day three at Wormleysburg moving in, selecting the committee chairs and familiarizing myself with the staff and headquarters operation.

I was humbled at the support during the election process, including having the leading national candidates Charlie Schmidt and Denise Rowan present for our Department Convention. Even with family loses faced by some of our Department staff the Convention was successful and attended by a noticeable number of “new to me” ...

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