Elections at the American Legion Post 90

St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands 

The American Legion, Patrick U. George Post Ninety held elections of officers on Saturday April seventh. Elected for a new period of two years are the following comrades: Hollis Benjamin is now Commander, Martin Tuohy as First vice Commander. Next was Florinell F. Joseph the Second vice Commander, and Irma C. George, Adjutant. Ramon L. Ortiz, Sr. was re-elected to the position of Finance Officer as was Orville A. Crossley to Sergeant At-Arms. James O. Hendrington is the new Chaplain and Yvonne B. Francis the Historian. Stedman Hodge holds the Judge Advocate opening and Rudolph Garfield the Service Officer.

The men and women of the Post thanked the outgoing officers, as well as others who opted not to seek another term. The comrades of Patrick U. George Ninety are fantastic and serve with distinction and valor during their active years in the respective branches of The Military. Displayed at the Legion Hall is a flag captured during hostilities. In like manner, Hollis Benjamin is a retired soldier and serve with the same sense of duty. No wonder she was elected as the first female leader of the post.

Patrick U. George Post serves the general St. Thomas community, and work to coordinate both Memorial and Veterans Day activities with government agencies, community groups, schools and the Virgin Islands National Guard. In addition, the Post carries out Flag Day observances. Besides this, Post Ninety participates in Relay for Life and the Wounded Warrior Vision. 

You can find information pertaining to Virgin Islands active, inactive and retired servicemen and their families at Militaryvi.com. Our Face Book page, Military VI has helpful hints and information. You can join the American Legion on line at my legion.com or simply call the office for an appointment at 340-775-6292.

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