American Legion Post Installs Officers

Wellington’s American Legion Chris Reyka Memorial Post 390 held its annual officer installation ceremony Thursday, July 16 at Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue Station 30 on Stribling Way.

Southern Area Commander Joe Motes came to perform the swearing-in ceremony, where Al Ziker became commander, James Napuli became first vice commander, Loren Heistand became second vice commander, Dennis Masch became adjutant, John Isola became sergeant at arms, Jerold Klein became service officer, Marc Piven became finance officer, Michael Pancia became historian and Robert Dugre became chaplain.

Prior to the installation, outgoing Commander Max Nelson was presented the Bravo Zulu award for membership, as well as a plaque for membership by 11th District Commander Gene Bruce. Staff from the 11th District Sergeant at Arms Edward Manak and First Vice Commander Robert Miller of American Legion Post 199 were on hand along with Motes to perform the ceremony.

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