VFW Post 2689 holds installation of officers


Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2689 installed new officers on May 16. Photo provided.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2689 in Huntington held its installation of officers for 2013-2014 on May 16.

Named to office were:

Ladies Auxiliary President Lois Walling, Post Commander Rick Stell and Men's Auxiliary President Steve Garwood.

Also installed for the membership for 2013-2014 were:
Senior Vice Commander Tim Black, Junior Vice Commander Mike Harrell, Quartermaster/Adjutant Leslie Ackermann, Surgeon John Block, Chaplain Bob Bailey, three year trustee Mike Smith and three year house committee Tim Black.

Installed for the Ladies Auxiliary were:

Pauline Gearhart, senior vice president; Susie Draper, junior vice president; Sondra Howell, treasurer; Karen Sandlin, secretary; Carol Spencer, chaplain; Kay Bartrom, conductress; Evelyn Godfroy, trustee; Phyllis Hall, guard; and Evelyn Godfroy, patriotic instructor.

Installed for the Men's Auxiliary were:

Senior Vice President Scott Trainer, Secretary James Kneller, Guard June Walker, Chaplain David Heiney and two year trustee Jenner Gamble.

Complete caption: Participating in the installation of new officers for Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2689 on May 16 were (from left) Karen Sandlin, installing officer for the Ladies Auxiliary; incoming Ladies Auxiliary President Lois Walling; incoming Post Commander Rick Stell; incoming Men’s Auxiliary President Steve Garwood; and Rodney Funk, Indiana State Commander and installing officer for membership and Men’s Auxiliary.