August 23, 2013
LEC to Add an American Legion on CampusLake Erie College Coordinator of Veteran Support Services and Ninth District American Legion Commander Robert Mastronicola is spearheading one of the first posts he said hopes will break that stereotype of posts started in the early 1900s.
In fact, the 25 younger veterans who will be a part of the newest American Legion post that Mastronicola is organizing have specified that they do not want a brick-and-mortar building with a bar.
"They're feeling that they're not part of those (other posts) because they're older guys and they don't have a connection with them," Mastronicola said.
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Note: This is an excerpt from an article written by Devon Turchan from The News-Herald.