SPOONER, Wis. -- A new slate of officers was recently sworn at Spooner AmVets Post 190.  The officers are elected for a one year term.     

Taking over as Commander will be John Leckel who formerly served as Service Officer and Chaplain.  Other newly elected officers include, First Vice Commander, John Oscar, Second Vice Commander, Ken Rouse, Adjutant, Mark Sauer, Finance Officer, Gary Scalzo, Provost Marshal, Al Schieffer, Service Officer, John Hughes, Chaplain, Bill Hoyt, 3 Year Trustee, Shane Corrie, 2 Year Trustee,Terry McNitt, 1 Year Trustee, Dave Hanson and, Judge Advocate and Public Relations Officer, Jim Bishop.

"Our post is dedicated to helping not only veterans in need but citizens in, and at times outside, of our community," said newly elected Commander John Leckel.  He added that this past year we have provided scholarships to students, served as honor guard at veterans funerals and parades, and was involved in numerous civic programs and activities."  

The group meets on every second Wednesday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Veterans Hall.

Listed below (from left) are the new officers for Spooner AmVets Post 190.

Judge Advocate and Public Relations Officer, Jim Bishop, 1st Vice Commander, John Oscar, Chaplain, Bill Hoyt, 2nd Year Trustee, Terry McNitt, Post Commander, John Leckel, 2nd Vice Commander, Ken Rouse, Adjutant, Mark Sauer, 3rd Year Trustee, Shane Corrie, 1st Year Trustee, Dave Hanson, Service Officer, John Hughes, and Finance Officer, Gary Scalzo. Not pictured is Al Schieffer, Provost Marshall.

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