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Lodi American Legion to install first American Indian commander

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Posted: Thursday, July 21, 2011 12:00 am | Updated: 6:08 am, Fri Jul 22, 2011.

Steve Bojorques has two significant passions — his American Indian heritage and his support for the military.

Bojorques, 44, will be installed tonight as commander of Lodi’s American Legion post. It is believed he will be the first Native American commander in Lodi history.

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  • Doug Chaney posted at 7:32 pm on Thu, Jul 21, 2011.

    Doug Chaney Posts: 1232

    Congratulations, Mr. Bojorques, on your appointment as Lodi American Legion Commander and the endeavor to strive to encourage the new age veterans to join in the ranks with the older vets becoming fewer by the day. Hopefully with your leadership abilities and younger age, the ranks will enlist many new members from the Viet Nam conflict and those following. I firmly believe with new, younger, forward thinking leaders and members such as yourself, the ranks of membership should swell at a rapid pace. Good luck on your venture, as well as your other endeavors, and I hope to hear more good news in the near future.

     
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