Wednesday, October 01, 2008

McCain Press Release

For Immediate Release
October 1, 2008



Past National Commanders Of Veteran's Service Organizations Endorse John McCain



ARLINGTON, VA -- McCain-Palin 2008 today announced that twenty-one past National Commanders of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) have endorsed John McCain for President. The individuals endorsing John McCain hail from 18 different states, including Colorado, Ohio, Missouri, North Carolina, Wisconsin, New Hampshire and Illinois. Also included on the list is New Jersey native George Lisicki, who just last month stepped down as VFW Commander-in-Chief.

John McCain stated, "I am honored and humbled to receive the support of individuals who have served their county with distinction in the military and as leaders of two of America's largest and most esteemed veterans' organizations. It has been my great privilege to serve America's veterans, and today I renew my pledge never to forget the sacrifices of veterans and their families, or to do my utmost to provide veterans with the care and benefits they deserve."

Those Endorsing John McCain:

Edward S. Banas, Sr., Past Commander-in-Chief, VFW, Connecticut

Tom Bock, Past National Commander, American Legion, Colorado

John Brieden, Past National Commander, American Legion, Texas

Billy Ray Cameron, Past Commander-in-Chief, VFW, North Carolina

John "Jake" Comer, Past National Commander, American Legion, Massachusetts

George R. Cramer, Past Commander-in-Chief, VFW, Illinois

James R. Currieo, Past Commander-in-Chief, VFW, Arizona

Miles Epling, Past National Commander, American Legion, West Virginia

John F. Gwizdak, Past Commander-in-Chief, VFW, Georgia

Walter G. Hogan, Past Commander-in-Chief, VFW, Wisconsin

Tony Jordan, Past National Commander, American Legion, Maine

Gary Kurpius, Past Commander-in-Chief, VFW, Alaska

George J. Lisicki, Past Commander-in-Chief, VFW, New Jersey

James R. Mueller, Past Commander-in-Chief, VFW, Missouri

Clifford G. Olson, Jr., Past Commander-in-Chief, VFW, Massachusetts

John W. Smart, Past Commander-in-Chief, VFW, New Hampshire

R.D. "Bulldog" Smith, Past Commander-in-Chief, VFW, Georgia

Paul A. Spera, Past Commander-in-Chief, VFW, Massachusetts

Norman G. Staab, Past Commander-in-Chief, VFW, Kansas

John S. Staum, Past Commander-in-Chief, VFW, Minnesota

John Wasylik, Past Commander-in-Chief, VFW, Ohio

2 comments:

cg said...

Well, I still want to pop him for helping pass that bail-out.

DR said...

I am definitely not pleased with him and a few hundred representatives for passing that socialist bill either.