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Robert “Bob” Terhune was elected as First Vice-Commander for the American Legion Department of Nevada at their 97th department convention in Reno on June 28. Terhune is a past Commander of White Pine Post 3 and the American Legion District 5. He is a correctional officer for Ely State Prison and a native of White Pine County. Also elected for the Department of Nevada were Commander Dave Evans, Second Vice-Commander Yvette Weigold, Sgt. at Arms Joel Forman and Alternate National Executive Committeeman John Warden. These officers will represent the Department of Nevada at the American Legion National convention in Baltimore, Md. in August. Terhune, District 5 Commander Vance Crowder and Post 3 Commander Ken Curto attended the Reno Legion convention. The American Legion is active in sponsoring baseball teams, Boy Scout troops, Nevada Boy’s State and oratorical contests for high school seniors in addition to helping veterans in each of their posts. Pictured from left to right: Commander Dave Evans, 1st Vice- Commander Robert Terhune and 2nd Vice-Commander Yvette Weigold.7-3 Terhune-1