On the usual third Wednesday evening, approximately ten of our members, plus distinguished guests, Past District 1 Commander Otis Wolfe and Elmer Johnson of Everett Post 2100, gathered at the Legion Hall for our monthly post meeting. Another half dozen members joined us in the Zoom format. We sincerely hope that more of our members will feel comfortable with returning soon, as we all get vaccinated.
The main event of the evening was the installation of our new officers for VFW year 2021-22, who officially take office at the Department convention in late June. Past Commander Wolfe performed the installation.
Your new officers :
Commander: Carl Kurfess
Sr. Vice : Duane Bowman
Jr. Vice: Rose Gilliland
Quartermaster: Dennis Peterson
Chaplain: Dan Doyle
1st Year Trustee: Kerry Watkins
2nd Year Trustee: Donald Stapleton
3rd Year Trustee: Mike Denton
Adjutant: Nathan Wortinger
Service Officer: Alden Gilliland
Judge Advocate: Jim Traner
Guard: John Shelton
New members joining
Membership Chair Jim Traner announced four new members joining the Post, who we hope to have present for installation and introductions at the June and July meetings. They are John Nederlee, P. Philips (transferred from another post), Navy Korean War vet Richard Warbrouck and Retired Army Major Kacey Tourine.