LISBON — Members of Post 158, American Legion, and District 3 attended the American Legion Department of Maine Convention in Bangor on June 17. 

Brian Govang, Post 158 Historian, was awarded the Historian Award, which was accepted by Jim Veilleux, Post 158 Adjutant and District 3 Commander.

During the Post Everlasting Ceremony on June 27, Veilleux presented the award to Govang. 

The Legion also presented an award to Jodi Cornelio, publisher of the Greater Lisbon Ledger, for support of American Legion programs. 

The Post Everlasting Ceremony honors fallen warriors of the past year. Saindon, read the names of Legionnaires Roland H. Lacasse, Richard Long, George S. Vasel, Richard A. Yenco, Romana A. Naragon, Robert R. Rich Jr. and Edward H. Alexander.

Janice Jordan, chaplain, and Doreen Heath, first vice president, read the Auxiliary list: Victoria Michaud, Carol McHenry and Romona A. Naragon.

The Sons of the American Legion name of Robert Robbins was read by Veilleux.

The ceremony concluded when Chaplain Lewis Crafts, with help from Veilleux and Saindon, lit the list and placed it in the ceremonial helmet.

Brian Govang, near left, historian for Post 158, American Legion, attended the Department of Maine Convention in June. 

Jim Veilleux, right, Post 158 adjutant and District 3 commander, presents Post 158 Historian Brian Govang with the Historian Award during the Post Everlasting Ceremony on June 27.

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