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Dean Noechel is eligible for his membership in the American Legion from his honorable service in the United States Army from 1999 to 2005, he served in the United States Army as a Blackhawk helicopter repairer (15T). During his military time he served with the 68th Medical Company (AA) and the 571st Medical Company (AA). He deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003-2004 as a Medevac Crew chief. He was awarded the Air Medal with Valor and the Air Medal for service.
Dean joined The American Legion in Colorado in 2003, he held the offices of Post Commander, Post Senior Vice Commander and Post Adjutant. He joined the District 7 Team in 2013 serving as the District Senior Vice Commander 2013-2015, District Commander 2015-2016. In 2016 Dean was recognized for his leadership with in The American Legion District 7 as a Race To The Top District Commander Category II.
Dean joined the Department Team as Junior Vice Commander for Colorado 2016-2018. While serving as a Junior Vice Commander he was selected as Department of Colorado Legionnaire of The Year 2017, Silver Brigade Recruiter 2017, Gold Brigade Recruiter 2018. He recently served as Senior Vice Commander and Membership Chairman 2018-2019. Dean has served The American Legion at the Post, District, Department and National Levels, he believes in our Country, Our Communities and Our Children.
The Commanders project is the Colorado Veterans Assistance Fund, all donations can be made and mailed to:American Legion Dept. of Colorado, 7465 E 1st Avenue Suite D, Denver, Co 80230
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