VFW post honors members, volunteers


By Lorna Hart - lhart@civitasmedia.com



Pomeroy American Legion Drew Webster Post #39 recently installed officers for the 2016-2017 year. Pictured from left to right: Commander John Hood, Steve VanMeter, Ray Kloes, Jerry Frederick, Sam VanMatre, George Harris, Jack Lewis, Wally Hatfield, Bill Spaun, Charles Yonker, Norm Price and Ed Durst.


Tuppers Plains VFW POST 9053 Quartermaster Randy Reiber and Commander Charlie Mugrage presented JoAnne Newsome with a special plaque for her work and dedication with Honor Flight.


The Department of the Ohio American Legion recognized Mick Williams for 60 years as a member. He is pictured with Commander John Hood receiving his certificate of recognition.


Commander John Hood presented Guy Guinther with a certificate of recognition from the Department of Ohio American Legion for 60 years as a member of the organization. Don Hunnell also received recognition, but was absent for the photos.


POMEROY — Drew Webster Post 39 of the American Legion in Pomeroy had a busy month. Their activities included installation of their 2016-2017 officers, recognition of members and a volunteer.

Mick Williams, Guy Guinther and Don Hunnell were recognized for 60 years of membership with a certificate of recognition from the Department of Ohio American Legion.

JoAnne Newsome is an active member of the American Legion Auxiliary, most notably for her involvement with Honor Flight Dayton. She was presented with a plaque by Tuppers Plains VFW POST 9053 Quartermaster Randy Reiber and Commander Charlie Mugrage, whose wives France’s Reiber and Peach Mugrage were also in attendance from the auxiliary to honor Newsome.

Honor Flight Dayton’s mission is to take veterans of the World War II and Korean and Vietnam wars to national memorials in Washington, D.C. Priority is given for the trips to terminally ill veterans from the three wars.The trips are provided at no cost to all qualified veterans which includes airfare, bus transportation while in D.C., meals, t-shirts and disposable cameras. The trips are supported solely through donations and run by volunteers.

Contact Lorna Hart at 740-992-2155 Ext. 2551.

Pomeroy American Legion Drew Webster Post #39 recently installed officers for the 2016-2017 year. Pictured from left to right: Commander John Hood, Steve VanMeter, Ray Kloes, Jerry Frederick, Sam VanMatre, George Harris, Jack Lewis, Wally Hatfield, Bill Spaun, Charles Yonker, Norm Price and Ed Durst.
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_Am.Leg_.1.jpgPomeroy American Legion Drew Webster Post #39 recently installed officers for the 2016-2017 year. Pictured from left to right: Commander John Hood, Steve VanMeter, Ray Kloes, Jerry Frederick, Sam VanMatre, George Harris, Jack Lewis, Wally Hatfield, Bill Spaun, Charles Yonker, Norm Price and Ed Durst.

Tuppers Plains VFW POST 9053 Quartermaster Randy Reiber and Commander Charlie Mugrage presented JoAnne Newsome with a special plaque for her work and dedication with Honor Flight.
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_Am.Leg_.2.jpgTuppers Plains VFW POST 9053 Quartermaster Randy Reiber and Commander Charlie Mugrage presented JoAnne Newsome with a special plaque for her work and dedication with Honor Flight.

The Department of the Ohio American Legion recognized Mick Williams for 60 years as a member. He is pictured with Commander John Hood receiving his certificate of recognition.
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_Am.Leg_.3.jpgThe Department of the Ohio American Legion recognized Mick Williams for 60 years as a member. He is pictured with Commander John Hood receiving his certificate of recognition.

Commander John Hood presented Guy Guinther with a certificate of recognition from the Department of Ohio American Legion for 60 years as a member of the organization. Don Hunnell also received recognition, but was absent for the photos.
http://mydailysentinel.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_Am.Leg_.4.jpgCommander John Hood presented Guy Guinther with a certificate of recognition from the Department of Ohio American Legion for 60 years as a member of the organization. Don Hunnell also received recognition, but was absent for the photos.

By Lorna Hart

lhart@civitasmedia.com

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