The American Legion Department of Arkansas is pleased to announce the election of Glen Minor, of American Legion Post #232 in White Hall, Arkansas as the 2011-2012 State Commander of the American Legion for the State of Arkansas. Commander Minor was elected recently in North Little Rock during the 93rd Arkansas State Convention of the American Legion...the state's largest veteran's organization.
Minor is a Vietnam-Era veteran of the U.S. Air Force and is a paid-up-for-life member of the American Legion. He has served in numerous positions with the American Legion Department of Arkansas including: American Legion Department of Arkansas South-East Area Vice Commander, Chairman of the Department of Arkansas Policy Committee, Department Employment Chairman, Department Homeland Security Chairman, Department National Security Advisor, Department Credentials Committee, and has also served on the Founders Day Parade Committee, Fund-Raising Committee, Legislative Committee, Membership and Post Activities Committee, Public Relations Committee, and nationally on the National Security Committee, Foreign Relations Committee, and the National Security and Homeland Defense Council.
Commander Minor was born in Magnolia, Arkansas, and graduated from Springhill High School. He attended Southern Arkansas University in Magnolia, Arkansas, and graduated from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana with a BS degree in Industrial Arts and from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana with a BS degree in Industrial Engineering. Commander Minor was employed for six years by the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center at Tinker AFB in Oklahoma City and was employed by the Pine Bluff Arsenal in Pine Bluff, Arkansas where he retired with over 34 years of government service in 2010.
Minor and his wife Betty have lived in White Hall for the past 24 years.
Commander Minor believes the American Legion is the greatest organization for Veterans in the history of America, and is committed to serving all veterans and their families.
For more information, please contact the American Legion Department at (501) 375-1104, or visit the American Legion Department of Arkansas Web site at: www.arlegion.org.