National president visits Cheney
American Legion Auxiliary leader Peggy Thomas speaks at dinner about homelessness, membership
For American Legion Auxiliary national president Peggy Thomas, taking care of U.S. military veterans boils down to one, simple fact.
“These are warriors,” Thomas said in an interview after her appearance at a dinner last Friday night at Cheney’s American Legion Hall. “We made them what they are. You can’t just forget about them.”
Thomas addressed a gathering of representatives from local American Legion and Auxiliary districts during a visit last week to Washington state. The 31-year member of the 800,000-plus women’s organization dedicated to supporting the main organization...