Oxford hosts visit from state American Legion officers

OXFORD – The Chenango County American Legion celebrated its annual Department Commander’s Visitation dinner Thursday to welcome Commander W. Michael Bowen, President Ann Geer, and Detachment Commander Dr. Greg Gibbs.

The day-long event included visits to the Veterans’ Home in Oxford, Mayhood’s Sporting Goods, the Sherburne and Norwich American Legions and concluded at the Oxford Legion for dinner and presentations.

Chenango’s just one of the 62 counties visited by the three commanders each year as they travel around New York State.

According to Bowen, the purpose of the visit was to spread the word of the benefits programs and entitlements available to veterans through various Legion programs.

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