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Commander-in-Chief William A. "Bill" Thien

William A. “Bill” Thien was elected Commander-in-Chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars on July 24, 2013, at the VFW’s 114th National Convention, held in Louisville, Ky. 

Mr. Thien served in the U.S. Navy from 1969-1974 and served five years in the Indiana National Guard. His decorations include the Vietnam Service Medal with 3 stars, Vietnam Campaign Medal with 1960 Bar, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Korea), National Defense Service Medal and several from the National Guard...

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Senior Vice Commander-in-Chief John W. Stroud

John W. Stroud was elected Senior Vice Commander-in-Chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars on July 24, 2013, at the VFW’s 114th National Convention, held in Louisville, Ky. 

Mr. Stroud served in the U.S. Air Force from 1976-1997, including a tour in Korea in 1992-1993 with the 51st Fighter Wing at Osan Air Base as a Flight Operations Superintendent. His decorations include four Meritorious Service Medals, three Air Force Commendation Medals, three Air Force Achievement Medals, the Korea Defense Service Medal and... 

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Junior Vice Commander-in-Chief John A. Biedrzycki

John A. Biedrzycki, Jr. was elected Junior Vice Commander-in-Chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars on July 24, 2013, at the VFW’s 114th National Convention, held in Louisville, Ky.

Mr. Biedrzycki served in the U. S. Army from 1967-1970. He served in Korea as a Pay Distribution Specialist with the 7th Infantry Division.  His decorations include the National Defense Service Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary... 

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National Council of Administration 2013-2014

The VFW National Council of Administration is comprised of elected National Officers the Adjutant General, Chief of Staff and Inspector General. Collectively, the Council is responsible for administering the affairs and transacting the business of the VFW in the intervals between annual VFW National Conventions.