Commander’s Column from Post 2 in Salem NH

AMVETS – Post 2 – Commander’s Column February 1, 2019 Issue 19 – 2 Good Morning: Our next meeting is scheduled for February 7, 2019. Our Finance Officer has put together a list of our donations for last year, I am proud to say that our Post donated to over 60 different causes and donated over $50,000.00 (for a small Post that is a very good set of numbers). Some of the items that were stated in the last Commander’s Column are worth repeating in this month’s column, they are: Nominations of officers shall be during our General Meeting of April 4, 2019. Final nominations and election of officers will be during the Annual meeting of May 2, 2019. All officers will assume their responsibilities of office at the June meeting. I am happy to say that we have 100% membership renewal again this year, CONGRATULATIONS. The AMVET of the year and the Commander’s Service Award will be presented at the March meeting on March 7, 2019. For your information: Feb. 3, 1942: Transport ship Dorchester was hit by a German torpedo four US Army Chaplains gave up their life jackets and their lives to save others. Feb. 9, 1943: The US Marines captured Guadalcanal, with 9000 Japanese and 2000 Americans killed. Feb. 23, 1942: During WW II the first attack on the US mainland occurred. ​

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