American Legion National Commander Visits Posts In South Florida District

Post 390 members take part in the color guard.

A rare visit to South Florida by American Legion National Commander Daniel Seehafer was part of his recent cross-country visits of posts throughout the United States.

Of the 19 American Legion posts in District 11, Wellington’s Post 390 provided the ceremonial services for the Southern Area Ball at the National Guard Armory and the Wreath-Laying Ceremony at the South Florida National Cemetery.

Post 390 also provided a live performance of “Taps” at the South Florida National Cemetery with bugler Jim Sheldrake, who recently become affiliated with Post 390 and will perform at Post 390 ceremonies when available.

Post 390 color guard participants included Post Commander John Shwiner, Laz Sed, Roberto Carballoso, David Roman, Laurence Williams Sr., Jim Napuli and Bill Bartels. Additional participants were District 11 Sergeant-at-Arms Edward Manak, Maria Brown (Post 164) and Paul Markonni (Post 271).