Helm named new National Commander

Helm named new National Commander
Helm named new National Commander
Crowds parade around the Charlotte Convention Center as Michael D. Helm is elected National Commander of the American Legion at the 96th National Convention. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion
Helm named new National Commander
Helm named new National Commander
Crowds parade around the Charlotte Convention Center as Michael D. Helm is elected National Commander of the American Legion at the 96th National Convention. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion
Helm named new National Commander
Helm named new National Commander
The parading crowd greets Michael D. Helm during his election as National Commander of the American Legion during the general session at The American Legion 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, August 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The Ame
Helm named new National Commander
Helm named new National Commander
Debbie Helm watched the parade as her husband, Michael D. Helm, is elected National Commander of the American Legion during the 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, August 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion
Helm named new National Commander
Helm named new National Commander
Michael D. Helm is elected National Commander of the American Legion during the 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion
Helm named new National Commander
Helm named new National Commander
Michael D. Helm is elected National Commander of the American Legion during the 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. Photo by Tom Strattman/The American Legion
Helm named new National Commander
Helm named new National Commander
Michael D. Helm is elected National Commander of the American Legion during the 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. Photo by Tom Strattman/The American Legion
Helm named new National Commander
Michael D. Helm is elected National Commander of the American Legion during the 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion
Helm named new National Commander
Debbie Helm places the red National Commander cap on her husband's head as Michael D. Helm is elected National Commander of the American Legion during the 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion
Helm named new National Commander
Helm named new National Commander
Debbie Helm places the red National Commander cap on her husband's head as Michael D. Helm is elected National Commander of the American Legion during the 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion
Helm named new National Commander
Helm named new National Commander
Michael D. Helm is congratulated by his sons, Matthew and Timothy, after being elected National Commander of the American Legion during the National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion
Helm named new National Commander
Helm named new National Commander
Michael D. Helm reacts as his son, Aaron, and daughter-in-law, Robie, deliver congratulations via Skype from U.S. Army Camp Arifjan in Kuwait after he is elected National Commander of the American Legion during the 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N
Helm named new National Commander
Helm named new National Commander
Michael D. Helm is sworn in as National Commander of the American Legion by Past National Commander Jake Comer during the 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, August 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion
Helm named new National Commander
Helm named new National Commander
Newly-elected National Commander Michael D. Helm addresses the general session at The American Legion 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, August 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion
Helm named new National Commander
Newly-elected National Commander Michael D. Helm addresses the general session at The American Legion 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, August 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion
Helm named new National Commander
Newly-elected National Commander Michael D. Helm addresses the general session at The American Legion 96th National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday, August 28. Photo by Lucas Carter/The American Legion
Helm named new National Commander