Welcome to American Legion Post 19

Our officers for Post 19 American Legion.
CommanderThom Buchanan

Thom is also a member of the Legion Riders , and Detatchment Vice Commander for the State of New Jersey.


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Vice Commander Mike Wilson

Mike is a Veteran of the Vietnam-Era who served in the Navy from 1973 to 1979.

Mike has been a member of the American Legion Post for over 8 years, in this time he has served as Post Vice-Commander, County Vice-Commander, and County Commander. He has served his Post as Chairman and Co-Chairman of the Safety committee and co-chairman of the Americanism committee. Mike has also served as Chairman of the POW/MIA committee.

Mike is also a member of the Legion Riders from Post 19 were he serves as PR officer.

Mike has also been a member of the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter "151" for over 20 years holding various chapter offices such as Chapter President, Vice-President and currently Secretary.

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Vice Commander George Lavelle


Experience Post Vice Commander 2011 - 2012
Building Chairman
Bar Chairman

Service NJ Air National Guard 1957 - 1959
Air Force Reserve Staff Sergeant 1960 - 1962

Interests Free Masons, American Legion, National Organization of Christians and Jews.

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Adjunct Frank Cangiano


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Sgt. At Arms Carl Kline


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Chaplain Ralph Hodkinson


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Historian n/a


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