BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A Navy veteran from Beroun, Minn., was elected as a national vice commander of the 2.2-million member American Legion during The American Legion’s 97th National Convention in Baltimore today.
A member of American Legion Post 347 in Beroun, Alan A. Davis completed basic training in San Diego, and served in the Navy from 1966 to 1969. He has held offices at every level of The American Legion, including 10th District Commander and Department (state) Commander of Minnesota. Davis has served the Department of Minnesota as Adjutant, Vice-chairman of Children and Youth, Oratorical Chair, and Vice Director of American Legion Baseball. At the national level, he was a member of the National Americanism Commission
He is a graduate of Pine City High School. He has served on Curriculum Advisory Board at Indian Head Technical School.
A career IT professional, he is retired from the Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs. He is married to Marine Corps veteran Teresa (Tess) Davis and they reside in Princeton, Minn.
Alan will serve a one-year term in the Legion’s second-highest elective office. He took the oath of office along with National Commander Dale Barnett of Douglasville, Ga. Davis is one of twelve national officers.