Sunday, July 17, 2022

David Riley Sr. Leads NYS Legion (2022-2023)

U.S. Air Force veteran David R. Riley Sr. of Rome is the new state commander of The American Legion. 

His election as Department of New York commander concluded the 104th Annual Department Convention, held July 14-16 in Binghamton. During his one-year term, Riley will visit counties all around the state to share The American Legion message of veteran advocacy and community involvement.

Riley is the third Oneida County resident to become state commander in the Legion’s 103-year history. (The others were Moses G. Hubbard of New Hartford, 1931-1932, and Ronald C. Bertrand of Lee Center, 1996-1997.