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AMERICAN LEGION

POST 254

COLLINWOOD, TN

 

Resolution: 2018-24

Title: Amend Article VI Section 1 to the By-Laws of the Department of Tennessee

Origin: Sgt Donnie E. Horton Post 254

Submitted by: Stephen T. Weismann

 

WHEREAS, The American Legion, Department of Tennessee Constitution and Bylaws was last revised June 26, 2004; and

WHEREAS, Article VI Section 1, currently states, “Department Officers authorized to wear white American Legion caps in the Department of Tennessee are:  Department Commander, Department Adjutant, Three Division Vice Commanders, Judge Advocate, Historian, Sergeant-at-Arms, Chaplain, Membership Chairman, and Service Officer”; and

WHEREAS, There are currently no instructions to the District Officers as to proper cap etiquette; and

WHEREAS, Appointed District Officers are not considered Department Officers when performing duties outside their respective Districts; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, by Post 254, The American Legion, Department of Tennessee, in a regular meeting assembled on October 4, 2018, That Article VI Section 1 shall read; Department Officers authorized to wear white American Legion caps in the Department of Tennessee are:  Department Commander, Department Adjutant, Three Division Vice Commanders, Judge Advocate, Historian, Sergeant-at-Arms, Chaplain, Membership Chairman, and Service Officer.  Department Officers authorized to wear the blue and white caps are the District Commanders and all appointed District Officers, however, the appointed District Officers are not authorized to wear the blue and white cap while outside their respective Districts.

 

This is to certify that the above resolution was adopted by Sgt. Donnie E. Horton American Legion Post 254 on October 4, 2018.

 

 

 

_________________________                                               _________________________

Dennis Creecy                                                                        Randy Chambers

Commander,                                                                           Adjutant,

Sgt. Donnie E. Horton Post 254                                                 Sgt. Donnie E. Horton Post 254


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