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Antietam Chapter 312 Korean War veterans elect officers

July 30, 2013
  • Pictured are members of the Antietam Chapter 312 of the Korean War Veterans Association.
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Antietam Chapter 312 of the Korean War Veterans Association elected its new officers for the 2013-14 year at its annual meeting July 3.

The new officers are Les Bishop, commander; Pat Patterson, vice commander; Ron Twenty, second vice commander; Charlie Morris, secretary; and Jim Mobley, treasurer.

The following members were appointed to fill the other officer positions in the chapter: Carl Paylor, judge advocate; Dick Sayles, sergeant-at-arms; Dr. Bud Johns, chaplain; and Clayton Burkholder, historian.

John Koontz and Jim Kline were appointed to serve on the chapter’s executive committee. The officers were installed by National Director Lew Ewing from Shenandoah Chapter 313 in Winchester, Va.

Antietam Chapter 312 meets on the first Wednesday of each month at Funkstown Post 211 American Legion.

To be eligible to join the chapter, people must have served in the military (any service, anywhere in the world) from June 25, 1950, to Jan. 31, 1955, or must have served in Korea from Feb. 1, 1955, to the present.

Anyone interested in joining the chapter should call membership chairman Leon Geibel at 301-665-3635.

For more information, call Bishop at 240-420-3755.

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