In February 1968, seventeen men received approval of the Olson-Grinde Post 348, DeForest Wisconsin to apply for a Sons of tThe American Legion Squadron Charter. Post Commander John E. Brickwell signed the application. It was received at Department of Wisconsin Headquarters on February 14, 1968. Department Commander Martin T. Jansen endorsed it on March 1, 1968. National Adjutant William F. Hauck endorsed it back to the Department of Wisconsin on March 6, 1968.