Sons of The American Legion Detachment of Ohio Elect new Detachment Commander
The Sons of The American Legion held their annual Detachment Convention in Chillicothe, Ohio over the weekend. On Sunday, May 22nd, the delegates elected Dan Finnell of Paschall Squadron 164 (Grove City) to be their leading voice for the 2016-2017 year. Commander Finnell replaces now Immediate Past Detachment Commander Dave Brown of Squadron 257 (Loudonville).
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