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Meet the American Legion’s First Female National Commander

August 26, 2017

From the Task and Purpose website

At 12:00 p.m. on August 24, the American Legion, the nation’s largest veteran service organization, elected its newest national commander — and for the first time in its 99-year history, it elected a woman.

Denise Rohan joined the Legion 33 years ago after serving in the Army’s Quartermaster Corps at the tail end of the Vietnam War. Now, she will serve the organization’s 2 million members nationwide.

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