Charemon Dunham of Iroquois, SD, was elected as the first woman State Commander for the Department of South Dakota on Sunday, June 19, 2016 at the 98th State Convention in Watertown

Newly elected Department Commander Charemon Dunham has announced her Homecoming Celebration will be held Saturday, August 6, 2016, in Iroquois.  The schedule of events consists of lunch from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Post Home, 230 S Ottowa St., Iroquois.  The Program will be at 2:00 p.m. at the school gym and cake following the program back at the Post Home.  No parade will be held.  Everyone is encouraged to attend and support the 2016-2017 American Legion State Commander.