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Post Commander

Barry Larrain – Barry retired from the U.S. Army with 34 years of service. He is an American Legion Life Member, and has been a member of Post 134 for 14 years. While in uniform he deployed to Vietnam, Okinawa, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Iraq. As the Commander, Barry is committed to advancing the ideals envisioned by the founders when Post 134 was chartered in 1947, “Help our veterans and their families to strive for the principles for which our sons gave their lives for their country.”

Finance Officer

Robin Eckstein – Robin is an Army Veteran, who honorably served including a tour in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Robin has been a member of several veteran service organizations to include the VFW, DAV, and American Legion for over 10 years. She has been a resident of Portland, Oregon for 4 years and is happy to call Portland her home.

Post Adjutant

Patrick Bardel – Patrick is a Marine Veteran, who served in the Marine Corps Field Artillery. He is an alumnus of the University of Oregon and Portland State University. Patrick is a native Oregonian and has been a member of F&J Ravin Post #134 for four years.

Veteran Service Officer

Penny Dex – Penny is a GWOT Army Veteran, who served from 2004-2008 as a 68Q, pharmacy technician, in the warrior transition units of BAMC, Fort Sam Houston and RACH, Fort Sill. She has been organizing veterans VA disability claims with great success for the past decade.

Chairman, Membership & Post Activities Committee

Steve Frank – Steve is an Army veteran, having served as a Military Policeman while on active duty and as an Indirect Fire Infantryman prior to that in the Reserves while in college. Steve, an Army brat, has lived in the Pacific Northwest for 25 years.

Executive Committee – Jerrold Fentress & Peenesh Shah