The John H Collins American Legion Post 24 in Derby recently installed new officers.
They are (front row, left to right):
James Hubbard, Chaplain; Raymond Gagne, Sr. Vice Cmdr.; William Bowers, Jr Vice Cmdr.; Erwin “Gus” Williams, Cmdr.; Paul Varsanik, Adj/Fin Officer; Paul Lutson, Service Officer/Sgt at Arms; Bernard Williamson, Executive Committeeman. Missing from photo, Andy Cota, Assistant Service Officer and George Jones, Executive Committeeman, Department of Connecticut Installing Team.
(back row left to right):
Jim LaCoursiere PNVC/PDC; Wayne Morgan PDC/PANEC; John Debisschop, Dept American Chairman; Bruce Carlson, Sgt at Arms & 2nd District Adjutant, Tom Flowers, Dept Cmdr. and Installing Officer; Tom Honyotski, 2nd District Cmdr.; Bob Murray, National Alt Executive Committeeman/PDC and Ron Fisher, Past 2nd District Cmdr.
Note: All except Jim LaCoursiere had served as 2nd District Cmdr.