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Paul Arnold (Current 7th District Commander)

Campaign Message from Paul

"I joined the VFW in Sept of 1989 and am a  Gold Legacy Life Member,  retired from the US Navy in Sept of 2005, Post Quartermaster since 2006 (All State 4 times) Trustee for 7th District 2006, Sr. Vice Commander for 7th District 2007 and became 7th District Commander in 2008 have been a 100 % district and in the last 6 years have been in the top 3,  a member of the Military Order of the Cooties, current Grand of Iowa Quartermaster (All Star Grand), 9th Supreme District Jr Vice Commander. Have been appointed as Aide to Camp 6 times, Deputy Chief of Staff 2 times. Calendar Chairman for 3 years, hold the position SVA Chairman for the past 2 years. Have also served as Public Relations Chairman for the Department. A member of the DAV. I have also assisted in fundraising for the Dept. and wish to continue to help the Veterans and the families."