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2017-18 STATE JUNIOR VICE-COMMANDER
Russ Saffell(Current 5th District Commander)
Paul Arnold (Current 7th District Commander)
Campaign Message from Paul
"I joined the VFW in Sept of 1989 and am
a Gold Legacy Life Member, retired from the US Navy in Sept of 2005, Post
Quartermaster since 2006 (All State 4 times) Trustee for 7th District 2006, Sr.
Vice Commander for 7th District 2007 and became 7th District Commander in 2008
have been a 100 % district and in the last 6 years have been in the top 3, a member of the Military Order of the
Cooties, current Grand of Iowa Quartermaster (All Star Grand), 9th Supreme
District Jr Vice Commander. Have been appointed as Aide to Camp 6 times, Deputy
Chief of Staff 2 times. Calendar Chairman for 3 years, hold the position SVA Chairman
for the past 2 years. Have also served as Public Relations Chairman for the
Department. A member of the DAV. I have also assisted in fundraising for the
Dept. and wish to continue to help the Veterans and the families."