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Squadron 59 Sons of the American Legion elects officers

On May 14, SAL Squadron 59 held their annual meeting and elected the following officers at Post 59, 156 E. Main St., Fredonia: Commander Rodney Dziduch, Vice Commanders Doug McPherson and David Winchell, Adjutant Larry Fiorella, Chaplain David Dengler, Finance Officer Larry Fiorella, Historian Tom Muldowney, Sgt. at Arms Rich Starks and Advisor Jim Wright.

Officers were elected to serve the 2019 – 2020 term.

The Sons of the American, is an organization made up of male descendants from veterans of World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, Military Operations of Lebanon, Grenada, Panama and from the Persian Gulf War/War on Terrorism. Members support programs in Veterans Rehabilitation, Children and Youth, Student Scholarships and Community Affairs. Membership now numbers nearly 30,000 within the Detachment of New York with over 350,00 members nationwide.