Delbert Wolcott and Commander Tom Uhteg
CHAFFEE — Delbert Wolcott received the American Legion’s Certificate of Continuous Membership, recognizing the Chaffee resident’s 60 years as a member of the Sardinia American Legion Post 1131.
The Legion specified that this certificate was awarded to Wolcott for his “faithful and dedicated allegiance to the ideals of the American Legion.” The award was signed by National Commander James Koutz.
Wolcott served in the United States Army’s 3rd Infantry, “The Old Guard,” for two years. He joined the American Legion on March 15, 1953, three days after he returned home to Sardinia, from the military.
The local resident is an active member and recent officer of Post 1131.