A Message from the Commander
Commander: Charles Trowbridge
Sr. Vice Commander: Charles Dinger
Jr. Vice Commander: Ted Young
Adjutant: Paul Violette
Finance Officer: Paul Violette
Service Officer: Donald Lassonde
Sgt.-At-Arms: Ron Piroso
Historian: Ronald Piroso
Chaplain: Donald Wheeler
The Naming of the Post
Post 39 is named for four veterans from our area, each of whom died in the line of duty during wartime service:
- Lawrence O. Wilkins, Warner, US Army, died in 1918 near Lyons, France during World War I;
- Edward B. Cloues, Warner, Ensign, US Navy, died December 7, 1941 aboard the USS Arizona, during the Japanese Attack at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, at the start of World War II for the USA;
- Lyman W. "Ted" Bigelow III, Warner, Sgt. US Army, Killed In Action (KIA) on the front lines in Korea in 1952.
- William R. "Bill" Pearson, Webster, Sgt., US Air Force ParaRescueman (PJ), Killed In Action (KIA) in 1972 while attempting to rescue a downed US Airman (BAT-21), near the De-Militarized Zone in Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam.