National American Legion commander to visit Siloam Springs
■ Denise Rohan is the first woman to be elected national commander of the American Legion.
Denise Rohan, national commander of the American Legion, will be meeting with Legionnaires and their families at American Legion Post 29 in Siloam Springs at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14.
Rohan is the first woman elected as the national commander of the 2 million member veteran’s organization.
Rohan is visiting western Arkansas on Nov. 12-15. During her four-day sweep through Arkansas, Rohan will be making stops in Sheridan, Crossett, El Dorado, Texarkana, De Queen, Mena, Charleston, Fort Smith, Fayetteville, Siloam Springs, Rogers and Bella Vista before heading to West Plains, Mo.
Most of her visits will be to local American Legion Posts. Also included in her tour will be stops at the B-17 Memorial in Sheridan for a briefing and a tour of the VA Hospital and Veterans Home in Fayetteville.
During her visit, Legionnaires and their families are encouraged to meet and visit with her at their local American Legion Post.
Rohan is a 33-year Legionnaire, U.S. Army veteran and Wisconsin resident. Her theme this year is “Family First,” which is based on the American Legion motto of “For God and Country.”
For more information, contact Siloam Springs Post 29 Commander J.W. Smith at 479-839-2166 or Siloam Springs Post 29 Adjutant James Wilbanks at 850-520-0225.
Denise Rohan, national commander of the American Legion, will be visiting Siloam Springs Post 29 at 1:35 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14.