Virgil Persing has been endorsed by Falldin Post 555 and the Fifth District for National Executive Committeeman for 2005-2007. Persing has served two terms as Alternate NECman and he is a Past Department Commander. He served in the Air Force during the Korean War and has been a Post member for 38 years. At the Post level he has served as commander and membership director. At the district level he has been membership director, vice commander and commander. At the Department he has been vice commander, legislative chairman, bowling chairman, and he has served on the Post Development Committee and the Finance Committee.