Dennis Appelhons
Commander - Army

Dennis Appelhons served in the U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery 1968-1971. He was deployed to South Korea as a member of a direct support platoon providing 24-hour maintenance and troubleshooting electronic problems to maintain Nike Hercules missiles in a "Ready to Fire” status for six U.S. missile bases.  State-side he served at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama, and Ft. Bliss, El Paso, Texas.

He has been a VFW member since 1974 and became a Life Member in 1977.  Dennis has been a member of Post 9668 since April of 2015 and served as Junior Vice Commander, 2016, Senior Vice Commander, 2017, and was elected as Commander in 2018.  He served as, and is currently a member of the Post’s Buddy Poppy, Americanism, and Membership committees