Commander’s notes

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The Legion membership year is halfway over.  Please stay focused on your post’s membership. It will only benefit your post and our Legion.

I hope all have had happy and joyous holidays.  It’s now time for the winter wonderland of Pennsylvania to set in for February and March; snow, ice and frigid temperatures.

In January, President Trump was sworn into office as our 45th President.  Our democracy is amazing to watch; as we hand the leadership power of the greatest country over from one president to the next.  I pray for our new president and the incoming congressmen for their success in leading our country.  It amazes me that all are not happy and looking forward to the changes that …


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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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