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Marengo County Disabled American Veterans name 2014-15 commander

John E. Doby of Sweet Water was named the 2014-15 commander of the Marengo County Disabled American Veterans.

He was elected commander in April.

John E. Doby (left) is handed the gavel of authority from past Marengo County Disabled American Veterans Chapter Commander Ray Morrison. Doby was elected to the position in April and will serve for the 2014-15 term.

John E. Doby (left) is handed the gavel of authority from past Marengo County Disabled American Veterans Chapter Commander Ray Morrison. Doby was elected to the position in April and will serve for the 2014-15 term.

Other officers installed at the May 22 meeting were Senior Vice Commander Ray Morrison, Junior Vice Commander Lacornia Harris and Treasurer Lee Belcher.

The appointed officers will be installed by Doby at the June meeting.

The Rev. Deborah Howard will be the chapter’s chaplain. Billy Drake, Frank Boozer and Deborah Howard will be members of the audit committee. Belcher will be installed as the chapter adjutant.

The Marengo County DAV chapter meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month at Kora’s Place in Demopolis.