Banderas Bay American Legion Post 14 to Host 'Department of Mexico' Convention

D. Hernandez - Banderas Bay American Legion Post 14
May 1, 2013

Jeanette Rae, National Vice Commander, Western Region

Puerto Vallarta Post 14 will host the American Legion "Department of Mexico" Convention consisting of the American Legion Posts from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua and Panama.

This will be a three day event to be held on June 11, 12 and 13.

June 11 and 13 will be the DEC meeting, held at Steve's Sports Bar, which is the Post 14 headquarters.

On Tuesday afternoon, after the DEC meeting, the delegates will go to Cafe Roma for pizza and on Thursday afternoon they will go to the Sea Monkey on Los Muertos Beach.

All day Wednesday, June 12, the Convention activity will be at Coco Tropical, located on the beach in Old Town Vallarta at the corner of Basilio Badillo.

Dennis Rike, Commander of Post 14 and Ron Abbe, former Commander, will host Jeanette Rae, National Vice Commander, Western Region.

A U.S. Air Force veteran from Reno, Nevada, Jeanette Rae has served as commander of Post 12 in Reno and a service officer for the Department of Nevada.

Rae's military service began in 1979 and continued until her retirement as a master sergeant in the Air Force Reserve in 2002.

She is currently a medical administrative officer at the VA Medical Center in Reno. She has held numerous leadership positions at the Legion's post, state and national levels.

More information, please email or telephone Dennis Rike on his cellular at (322) 138-8891.

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