American Legion Post 16 Newton installs new Officers June 19th, 2014. Newton Post 16 nominates and elects new officers each year in May just before the American Legion State convention in Raleigh, N.C. Historically, the new officers are sworn in the following month at the June membership meeting. The newly elected officers are:
Ron Harris Commander
Paul Campbell 1st Vice Commander
Mike Foxx 2nd Vice Commander
Bernard Sharkey Post Chaplain
Thomas Baltimore Post Historian
Peggy Isaac Sgt. @ Arms
C.B. Bumgarner Finance Officer
Tommy Bumgarner Veterans Service Officer
Troy Poovey Post Adjutant (Administrative Officer)
Bill Richard, newly elected, National Executive Committeeman Alternate, who has served in too many Legion positions to name, including past NC Legion Commander was invited and accepted the invitation to swear in the new Post 16 officers. Bill has been a member of the American Legion for decades and is an active member of Post 48 in Hickory, N.C.
These officers will serve in these positions at the local American Legion Post in Newton for the next year.