National Commander Charles Schmidt To Visit Iowa

ALCMD SchmidtNational Commander Charles Schmidt will take a two-day tour of Iowa on July 7 and 8, 2017. This will be Commander Schmidt’s only visit to Iowa this year and will be devoted to thanking some of those that have performed well this year and made his year successful.
The itinerary for Commander Schmidt’s visit is below. All the posts that he is visiting have reached and surpassed their membership growth goal this year. He will also have a chance to meet our Department Oratorical Champion, Caleb Gipple of New Sharon, during his visit to Pella.
All of the events, particularly the post visits, are open to ALL members of the Legion Family and any member of the public that wishes to meet Commander¬†Schmidt and listen to the Commander’s remarks.

July 7
9:00-11:00: Des Moines VAMC Hospital Tour, 3600 30th St, Des Moines, IA 50310

11:15-12:15: Highland Park Post #374, Des Moines

12:30-1:30: Hispanic Post #731, Des Moines

1:45-2:45: Baldwin-Patterson Post #274, Des Moines

3:00-4:00: Van Veen-Van Hemert Post #89, Pella

July 8
9:30-12:00: Iowa Veterans Home Tour, 1301 Summit St, Marshalltown, IA 50158

12:30-2:30: Greet Vets of Valor Riders, Frank Lewis Glick Post #46, Marshalltown

4:00-5:00: Cumming Post #562, Cumming

Post addresses can be found on the Post Locator page of the National American Legion website.

Sixth district Commander Don Swan deserves everyone’s thanks for arranging the itinerary under the guidance of Department Commander Rochholz and Membership Chairman Etzel.


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