Newly elected officers for American Legion Post 71 of Gladstone for 2012-2013 are: from left, Lewis Carroll, 2nd vice; Dave Schram, 1st vice; Gary Quick, commander; Thure Dahlgren, chaplain; Ron Trekas, sgt-at-arms; Mike Bruntjens (background), Legion District Commander; and Torey Adams, historian/public relations. Not pictured is adjutant, Mike O'Neal. The officers were installed at a installation dinner held in June at the Legion post.
American Legion Post 71 Auxiliary officers for 2012-2013 are: from left, Beverly Quick, 1st vice president; Marlene Graham, 2nd vice president/historian; Jeanette Mineau, treasurer; Sharon Willette, secretary; Marilyn Bruntjens, chaplain; Sue Gagnon, sgt-at-arms; and Jan Johnson and Mary Schram, Executive Committee. Not pictured are Commander Josie Mileski and Kathy Cole, Executive Committee member.
Officers for 2012-13 for the Sons of the American Legion are: from left, Bill Germain, commander; Dick Deneau, 1st vice; Don Couillard, 2nd vice’ Tony Sustarich, sgt-at-arms; and Bill Noyes, chaplain. Not pictured is finance officer, Richard Reiffers, and adjutant, John Pickard.
Ray Sischo, seated, was recently honored by being presented with a certificate commemorating 50 years of continuous service and membership in the American Legion. The presentation was made by Legion District Commander, Mike Bruntjens, left, and Gary Quick, commander of American Legion Post 71 of Gladstone. Sischo also celebrated his 100th birthday.
Gladstone American Legion Post 71 Commander, Gary Quick, at left, along with Legion District Commander Mike Bruntjens, at right, present a 60-year certificate to Larry McMartin commemorating 60 years of continuous service and membership in the American Legion.