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Legion Installs New Officers

Newly installed officers and executive board members of American Legion Post 24 pose for a group photo. Pictured are: Erik Campbell, Dick Evans, Henry Dorton, Commander Bill Aramony, Jim Bertine, Jerome Schorr, Jim Taylor, Steve Flamm, Fred Brink, Mike Sawyers, Jim Glassman, Paul Moffett, Chance Wiley, Jared McMullen, Jesse Stevens and Dan Dellinger. Not pictured are Scott Allen, Doug Gurka, Warden Foley and Bill McNamara.

Newly installed officers and executive board members of American Legion Post 24 pose for a group photo. Pictured are: Erik Campbell, Dick Evans, Henry Dorton, Commander Bill Aramony, Jim Bertine, Jerome Schorr, Jim Taylor, Steve Flamm, Fred Brink, Mike Sawyers, Jim Glassman, Paul Moffett, Chance Wiley, Jared McMullen, Jesse Stevens and Dan Dellinger. Not pictured are Scott Allen, Doug Gurka, Warden Foley and Bill McNamara. Photo by Jeanne Theismann.

— Alexandria's Post 24 of the American Legion installed its 2012-2013 slate of officers and board members during a ceremony at the organization's headquarters in Old Town.

“I'm very proud of her,” said Vietnam veteran Stephen Allen, who was visiting from Michigan to see daughter Stacy Swisher installed as Auxiliary treasurer. “The Legion is an organization dedicated to America's veterans and service members and I am proud that Stacy is a part of that mission.”

Newly elected officers include: Bill Aramony, Commander; Mike Sawyers, first vice commander; Steve Flamm, second vice commander; Paul Moffett, third vice commander; Sergeant at Arms Scott Allen; Adjunct Jim Glassman; and finance officer Doug Gurka.

Ladies Auxiliary officers include: Melissa Schermerhorn, president; Maggie Cadeaux, historian; Stacy Swisher, treasurer; Heather Stevens, Sergeant at Arms; Randi Tressler, vice president; Autumn Lloyd, secretary; and Mary Lawson, chaplain.

“American Legion Post 24 has been helping the veterans of our community since 1920,” Aramony said. “We look forward to doing more in the year ahead to honor those who have and continue to serve our country.”