Na­tional Amer­i­can Le­gion com­man­der to visit Siloam Springs

■ Denise Ro­han is the first woman to be elected na­tional com­man­der of the Amer­i­can Le­gion.

Siloam Springs Herald Leader - - NEWS - From Staff Re­ports

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.

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Denise Ro­han, na­tional com­man­der of the Amer­i­can Le­gion, will be vis­it­ing Siloam Springs Post 29 at 1:35 p.m. Tues­day, Nov. 14.

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