Sweeney Post’s Roy becomes first NH American Legion repeat commander in 100 years

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From left, Department Treasurer David Quinn, Department Commander Bill Roy, B-R Department Judge Advocate Tom Elwood, Department Vice Commander Emil Ouellette, District 4 Commander Dan Beliveau and Department Historian Wayne Mitchell. Submitted photo.

MANCHESTER, N.H. – On Friday, American Legion Sweeney Post 2 announced that Bill Roy was elected as Commander of the American Legion Department of New Hampshire for 2021-22.

Roy was elected to this position in 2009-’10 and his election makes him the only commander in the past 100 years to hold that position twice.

More information on Sweeney Post 2 can be found at sweeneypost.org.