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Post 15  Juneau, Wisconsin

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CHARTER DATE: June 29, 1925

FIRST COMMANDER: Waldemar Rohde - 1926

WHAT MAKES OUR POST UNIQUE: We have the honorable distinction of having two members become Department Commander.

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1920
Juneau Post 15 was chartered on June 29, 1925. Full story »
Juneau, the county seat of Dodge County, boasts of having put across one of the most spectacular drives for membership in the history of this community, winning the state trophy for the largest increased membership among Badger posts. Juneau's membership during the past nine years has been around the thirty mark. Juneau post officers made an inventory of all servicemen who served in the World War and instigated a program which resulted in a total.. Full story »
An enterprise that has placed the Juneau Legion Post in the limelight in the second district of which it is a part, is the splendid home talent basketball team which is maintained and supported by the organization. The team finished last year with twenty-two wins and but six defeats meeting the strongest fives in their section of the state. The team finished second in the Central State league and was the only club in the.. Full story »
1960
William Emanuel is Post 15's first Department Commander. Full story »
1970
Vernon Grosenick is the 2nd member of Post 15 to become Department Commander. Full story »
A landmark disappears as the home for American Legion activities since 1944 is gutted and remodeled into an apartment building. After many months of discussion, the Juneau Post 15 found it impractical to keep the building in repair and sold it to Darryl Schwantes who is turning it into apartments. Full story »
1980
Juneau American Legion Post No. 15 Commander George Grosenick presented a squadron application with 12 members to Tom Knox, State Detachment Commander, Sons of the American Legion during the 62nd birthday party of the American Legion. Full story »
David F. Yuenger was elected State Vice Commander of the American Legion at the 63rd annual convention of the Wisconsin American Legion at Eau Claire last weekend. Yuenger announced that he was a candidate for the title last January and has received wide support from his district. Yuenger belongs to Juneau Post 15 in the Legion's second district. A Vietnam Era veteran, Yuenger served in the US Air Force from august 1961 through February 1965... Full story »
Juneau American Legion Post 15 has its own building again. Closing on the Legion's purchase of the building at 162 E. Oak St, in Juneau took place Friday at the Valley Bank of Juneau. Post 15 members agreed in September to purchase the building, which houses Barb's Beauty Salon, from Lawrence Buhr. Barb's Beauty Salon will still be located in the building as will an apartment on the upper level. The Legion's meeting room is.. Full story »
Wisconsin American Legion State Commander Robert K. Zukowski will officiate at the dedication of the Juneau American Legion Post #15 Clubhouse on Sunday, October 1st. An open house will begin at noon with the official dedication by Zukowski beginning at 3pm. A lunch will be served at 4pm at a cost of $3 per person. The public is invited to attend this joint venture of the American Legion Post #15, the Auxiliary Post #15 and.. Full story »
Juneau Chamber of Commerce president Ron Bosak presents Juneau Legion Post 15 Commander John Johll with a lifetime membership in the Chamber of Commerce during the Legion clubhouse dedication on Sunday. Full story »
1990
Following a parade processional through the city, Ray Tietz, a member of Juneau Legion Post 15, dedicated the veterans memorial marker during Memorial Day services at the Juneau City Cemetery on Monday, May 30th. Full story »
Vernon Grosenick, a member of American Legion Post 15, Juneau, was elected as a National Vice Commander of the American Legion at the 1994 annual national convention held in Minneapolis, MI, September 4-8. Grosenick entered the US Navy on November 9, 1944 and served on the USS Pennsylvania in the South Pacific during World War II. He and his wife Mavis are retired from the restaurant-tavern business they owned and now reside in Dakota, WI. They have three children, Tom, Gerry and Larry. Grosenick has been active on all levels of the organizations, having served as commander of Post 15,.. Full story »
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