James Lasser, a Vietnam War veteran, has been elected commander of American Legion Post 8 in New Rochelle for 2012-2013. He succeeds Commander Thomas O’Keefe.
Lasser served with the U.S. Army in Vietnam in 1967 and 1968. He was a member of the 73rd Engineer Company, 19th Combat Engineer Battalion.
Other officers elected recently include Vice Commanders Eugene Griffin Jr., Brutus Moore and Joseph M. Hanley Sr.; Adjutant James Murphy III; and Assistant Adjutant Robert Wachovy.
Photo shows James Lasser.