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Natoma American Legion Hall Sees Upgrades

Natoma American Legion Upgrades July 2019Restoring the American Legion Hall Post 109 in Natoma is a volunteer effort.

The upgrades to the former World War II Walker Army Air Corps barrack have been possible through a grant from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation and the Osborne County Community Foundation.

New windows were installed by Post Commander William Workman and Vietnam veteran Ron Murphy.

The roof was temporarily repaired after a spring hail and rain storm.

A new energy efficient air conditioner was recently installed by Terry Tucker and Commander Workman (pictured).

Installations of new doors will follow.

Interior projects will continue through the Sarver Charitable and McFadden Charitable grants.

The American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary are celebrating the 100th anniversary of the organization's founding after World War I in 1919.

The Thomas J. Hogan Post is named after a Natoma WWI Army soldier who was killed in France fighting for freedom.

(Information and photo courtesy Laah Tucker.)

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