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Department of MA VFW 

22 Beacon Street

State House 

Suite 546-1

Boston, MA 02133


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State House

24 Beacon Street Suite 546-1

Boston, MA 02133

617-727-2612

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100th State Convention

Friday June 26h, 2020 

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June 19, 2020 Townsend, MA.  The Veterans of Foreign Wars, Department of Massachusetts, elected its 101th State Commander at its 100th (Pro-Forma) State Convention as per National Executive Order #2 at the Townsend VFW Post 6538. Russell Jobe joined the Navy in 1982 after graduating high school.  Upon completion of advanced training, he was assigned to Antarctic Development Squadron Six (VXE-6) where he made three deployments to Antarctica in support of Operation Deep Freeze (1984-87).  In 1990 he was transferred to the USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) where he completed two deployments including the Gulf War which earned him the Southwest Asia Service Medal and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal.  He completed tours as a Technical Instructor at the Naval Aviation Technical Training Command (NATTC) in Jacksonville, FL. (1994-98), and aboard the USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67), making an additional two deployments to the Middle East (1998-2001).  Additional awards he earned  include the Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal (5th award), NATO Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Humanitarian Service Medal and other campaign medals and Unit awards.  He retired from Active Duty as a Chief Petty Officer in 2003.  Russell joined the VFW in 2007 and is a Gold Legacy Life Member of Townsend Post 6538. He served as the Post Commander 2012-13, Post Adjutant 2012-Current, District 15 Commander 2015-17, District 15 Adjutant 2012-15 and two years as National Home Chairman. He is also a member of the American Legion.  Russell and his wife Karen reside in Townsend, MA and he has two daughters, Ashley and Deanna.

General Order # 2 July 2019

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