2022-2023 Officers Installed

Congratulations to our new slate of officers who were installed at the post and via Zoom at May’s business meeting! They will take office after the Department Convention in June.  Also congrats to our new slate of Auxiliary officers who were also installed the same night. Officer Slate Installed Commander: Alyson TeeterSr. Vice Commander: Mark EnglishJr. Vice Commander: Bill GriffithQuartermaster: Harold RodenbergerAdjutant: Shennae CurtisJudge Advocate: Dan StokkeChaplain: Joe FitzgeraldSurgeon: Robert…

Commander’s Corner (May 2022)

I will forgo one of my typical messages and give you the following instead:  First, as some of you know, my wife Laura and I just returned from a week  in the Caribbean on a Fitzgerald Family Cruise. And you also may have  heard that I tested positive for Covid upon my return. I did. But the good  news is that Laura did not, and also that I have been…

Commander’s Corner (April 2022)

SPRING IS IN THE AIR and we’re jumping into it with both feet! Hopefully Covid won’t be coming with us and will continue to fade away. Even though it doesn’t appear it’ll totally disappear, we’re starting to learn to live with it. So, what does that mean for us? It means that we all can fully return to our post business.  It means that we can have in-person business meetings…

Service Throwback: Gail Engler

Comrade Gail Engler served in the U.S. Army and is pictured below as an E-4 in southern Germany in 1975 or 1976. She was assigned to the Headquarters, 56th Field Artillery Brigade, as a Radio Operator. The photo at the bottom is with her uncharacteristically serious looking mom in Washington, D.C. in 1997. Gail was then a Sergeant First Class who worked in Civil Affairs and her and her mother…

Quartermaster’s Update (April 2022)

Top of the news (at least our news) this month is the relaxation of Covid protocols. Beginning with our April business meeting we will be following state and local guidance with masks optional, proof of vaccination not required, social distancing and hand washing encouraged, and common sense required. One big lesson learned during the pandemic was, “If you’re sick, stay home.” Please don’t come to the post with a cold,…