Alton VFW Post 1308 can now lay claim to its first representative at the statewide level.  Dave Stout was recently elected Junior Vice Commander for the 2014-2015 term.  The Junior Vice Commander acts as an advocate for VFW members, taking their concerns to the state and national level.

Stout says it’s a big honor not only for him, but for the whole post.

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He says those concerns will be taken to the national convention in July, which is being held in St. Louis this year.  He says it’s a lot of work, but worth it.  Stout says he is humbled and honored by his election to the position.

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