National Vice Commander of The American Legion Bruce C. Feuerbach will stop in McPherson Monday during his tour Western Kansas Posts. The public is encouraged to come out to meet and greet Feuerbach at 7:30 a.m. on Monday at the McPherson American Legion Post 24, 401 N. Main St. in McPherson. Breakfast will be served as well. He is expected depart around 9 a.m. and he will then head to a reception in Ellsworth.
Feuerbach is an honorary life member of the Merkel-Bockholt Post 107 in Keystone, Iowa. He became eligible for the American Legion by serving in the U.S. Army from January 1967 to November 1969. After basic training and advanced infantry training, Feuerbach served in Germany for 16 months, then for one year in Vietnam before being honorably discharged.
Feuerbach has held the position of post commander, county commander, district commander, department (state) commander, and served as Alternate National Executive Committeeman and National Executive Committeeman. Feuerbach is a charter member of the Sons of the American Legion Squadron 217 in Atkins, Iowa. He served on many committees on all levels of The American Legion to include National Americanism Council Member, National Resolution Assignment Committee, National Legislative Commission and the National Security Commission.
Feuerbach is married to Velda and they have three children, one of which is deceased.