Shelby County Council recognizes
Shelby County Council Vice Commander
Gary Stockton and Adjutant Chuck Craynon
recognized the county A&G Test winners
with checks and certificates. Pictured
from left to right: Patricia Huffman,
Stockton, Nawal Hijazi, Ian Humphrey, Evan
Miler, Logan Schultz, and Past Department
Treasurer Craynon. Humphrey and Schultz
are also Department winners.
Post 217 A&G
Past Department Treasurer Chuck Craynon
and Post 217 Commander Jim Muhlenkamp are
pictured with Department A&G winners
Ian Humphrey (sophomore) and Logan Schultz
(sophomore) from Sidney High. They are
holding a plaque with the names of the
schools 25 winners.
Post 382 Four Chaplains
All members of the Bluffton American
Legion Post 382 would like to thank Pastor
Kim Miller and the congregation of the
Bluffton First United Methodist church for
honoring the Four Chaplains who so bravely
gave their all for their Country, in a
ceremony Feb. 1, 2015. Chaplain Donald
Rock, Sam Reineke and Jerry Couples led
the services for the American Legion.
District 2 Oratorical
The 2nd District Oratorical Contest was
held on Sunday February 14. Amanda Lehmuhl
advanced on to the Department Contest.
Amanda's prepared speech was "An American
Teenager." The assigned topic was on
Amendment 8 and both contestants had to do
a 3-5 minute impromptu speech. Pictured
from left to right are Post 387 Commander
Kevin Schmiesing (sponsoring post), Amanda
and her mother.
Post 382 Korea, World War II
Pictured from left to right are Robert
Stratton, Korea 24th Div., Dale Huber,
WWII 67th Bomb Disposal Squad, Wade
Oberly, Korea 501 Engineer Supply, and
Morris Groman, 5th Quartermaster Corps.
All these veterans were looking at the
Korean Manual that was just published and
Morris Groman is holding the book.
Post 444 honors 60-year
Dan Metgzer, Commander of Post 444 New
Knoxville, presented Don Prueter a
certificate for 60 years continuous
membership. Don held several positions
over the years including Post