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Post 13  Bennington, Vermont

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ABOUT THIS POST

CHARTER DATE: November 20, 1919

FIRST COMMANDER: Roy Denley

NOTABLE MEMBERS: Robert Kenyon-Past Department Commander, Ralph Brown - Past Department Commander, Donald Tetreault - Past Department Commander and current Department Adjutant

WHAT MAKES OUR POST UNIQUE: POST 13 IS WELL KNOWN IN THE TOWN OF BENNINGTON, VERMONT AS AN ESTABLISHMENT THAT SUPPORTS THE COMMUNITY, STATE, AND NATION IN MANY WAYS. WE FOLLOW THE FOUR PILLARS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION IN EVERYTHING WE DO. THE CAMARADERIE INSIDE.. Read more »

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1910
IN SEPTEMBER 1919, A FEW SERVICE MEN MET IN THE BENNINGTON CLUB ROOMS AND ELECTED TEMPORARY OFFICERS AS FOLLOWS: COMMANDER-SIBLEY, VICE COMMANDER-O'BRIEN, ADJUTANT-HUTTON, TREASURER- REMINGTON, HISTORIAN-BURT. ON THE THIRD MONDAY IN NOVEMBER 1919, A MEETING WAS CALLED AND HELD IN THE GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC ROOMS AT WHICH TIME PERMANENT OFFICERS WERE ELECTED. COMMANDER- ROY DENLEY, VICE COMMANDER- SIBLEY, ADJUTANT- ROBERT STEWART, TREASURER- H. G. REMINGTON, HISTORIAN- BAECHEN. A VIGOROUS DRIVE WAS MADE FOR.. Full story »
1990
1990: Robert Kenyon from Post 13 in Bennington Vermont was elected to the high office of Department Commander at the 1990 State Convention held in Barre, Vermont. Bob was the first member from Post 13 to reach that plateau. Full story »
2000
2000: Donald Tetreault from Post 13 in Bennington, Vermont was elected to the high office of Department Commander at the 2000 State Convention held in Rutland, Vermont. Don was the second member from Post 13 to reach that plateau. Don went on to the position of Alternate National Executive Committeeman for 2001-2003. He then was elected to the position of National Executive Committeeman for the years 2003-2005. Don was also elected to be the Adjutant for Post 13 in 1988 and has held that position for 29 years. Full story »
2004: Ralph Brown from Post 13 in Bennington, Vermont was elected to the high office of Department Commander at the 2004 State Convention held in Barre, Vermont. Ralph was the third member from Post 13 to reach that plateau. Full story »
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