The members decided not to give the Post a namesake.
The first American G.I. to step off the plank and plant his foot on British soil was Pfc. Milburn H. Henke of the 34th Infantry Division from Hutchinson, MN.
What Makes this Post Unique
We have a membership of many members from all services and all time periods. Old and young our members work together for the benefit of Veterans and Currently Service Military Members. Hutchinson Post 96 has had 3 MN Department Commanders. Those Department Commanders were, Frank Faye, Roger Olson (1997-98) and Don Pankake (2012-13).
Hutchinson Post 96 Chartered
Oct 20, 1920
On October 20, 1920, Dr. A.J. Thompson, Cavalryman and Veterinarian became the first Commander of Post 96, Hutchinson, Minnesota.
World War 1 Veteran Iver Iverson who served in the U.S. Army's 133 Ambulance Company, and Son of John and Susan Iverson. Iver was married to Gena (Smith). They had two children. He was publisher of several newspapers in North Dakota. When he moved to Hutchinson he stated the Hutchinson Press which later became the Hutchinson Leader. Iver and..