24 Aug '17, 6pm

@AmericanLegion elects its first female national commander:

WASHINGTON — American Legion members elected their first female national commander on Thursday, the second woman this month to take over the top leadership role of a major national veterans organization. Denise Rohan, an Army veteran active in the Legion for 32 years, will oversee the nation’s largest veterans membership organization for the next year. The Iowa native and longtime Wisconsinite becomes the public face and most prominent policy advocate of the 2.4 million veteran members. “We all know the American Legion is at its best when we work together as a family,” she said during her inaugural speech to Legion members during group’s convention in Nevada Thursday. “As we continue to have troops deployed across the globe, the American Legion family will stand tall next to our heroes and their families.” Rohan’s election comes three weeks after Army veteran Delphine Metc...

Full article: http://www.militarytimes.com/veterans/2017/08/24/american...

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