State Legion officials visit Oxford

OXFORD – Every year, New York State American Legion officials visit Oxford and the New York State Veterans’ Home.

Twenty-five local legion commanders, along with county and department leaders, were hosted by the veterans’ home for a guided tour of the facility Friday.



The tour also included a brief history of the home given by the Oxford Historical Society.

Department of New York American Legion Commander William Burnett was the guest of honor, accompanied by Auxiliary President Carol Johnson and Department Commander of the Sons of the Legion, Gerald Ketchum. The three respectively represent all members of the American Legion, Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion in New York State.

The group inspected the facility and met with residents to hear their requests, complaints and compliments.


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