BRAZIL, Ind – Brazil VFW Post 1127 elected new officers this week and made a little history in the process.
Jill Gilbert was elected to the post of Commander. She is the first woman to serve in that roll at Post 1127.
Gilbert served in several security rolls in the U.S. Air Force from 2003-2007 and is a Northview High School graduate.
Other officers elected were:
Sr. Vice Commander Bill Searing
Jr. Vice Commander Mike Curl
Quartermaster/Adjutant Neil Brown
Chaplin Wayne Parkins
Judge Advocate Bob Bigley
Surgeon Steve Weltzin
1 yr Trustee Dan Meuser
2 yr Trustee Randy Stearley
3 yr Trustee Cliff Blanchard Jr.
Service Officer Robert Basch
House Committee Gary Jordan, Charles Gilbert, Kenny Dodson