General Leonard E. Wood American Legion Post 162

Squadron 162

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Installation  of New SAL Officers


On October 27th John Hering was installed as the new Commander of the Squadron.  John had previously been Vice Commander and moved up with the resignation of founding Commander Rich Correri. Rich left due to serious health issues.  Dennis Cesa was installed as the new Vice Commander. They are pictured below taking the oath with Post Commander Frank.







If you are interested in joining, contact Squadron Commander Rich Correri



Squadron 162 Officially Received its Charter on Sept 12th


Squadron Officers

Commander John Hering Adjutant Peter O'Reilly
Vice Commander Dennis Cesa Finance Officer Rick Winkler
Chaplain Keith Katorincek Sgt at Arms  Bob Karlson






SAL Installation 2018

Pictured from left to right are NJ Past Vice Commander Mickey Burkhart, SAL Commander Correri, Post Commander Langner, Bergen County SAL Commander Rich Palka, NJ SAL Vice Commander Gregory Shaffer, SAL National Committeeman Gary Nelson.

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Proud possessors of a priceless heritage, we male descendants of Veterans of the Great Wars, associate ourselves together as "Sons of The American Legion" for the following purposes:  To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order; to foster and perpetuate a true spirit of Americanism; to preserve the memories of our former members and the associations of our members and our forefathers in the Great Wars; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation; to combat the autocracy of both the classes and masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and good will on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify our friendship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness; to adopt in letter and spirit all of the great principles for which The American Legion stands; and to assist in carrying on for God and Country.