Richard W. Crouse of Johnson City, N.Y.

Richard W. Crouse of Post 89 (Department of New York) passed away Jan. 17 at 87. He was a World War II Navy veteran.

Mr. Crouse served as National Foreign Relations Council vice chairman from 1976 to 1979, National Military Affairs Committee member from 1983 to 1990, National Merchant Marine Committee member from 2011 to 2012, National Security Commission member from 1990 to 2010, and National Homeland Security Council vice chairman from 1979 to 1983.

Delmo V. Pizzati of San Antonio

Delmo V. Pizzati of Post 3 (Department of Mexico) passed away Nov. 15, 2012, at 90. He was a World War II Army veteran.

Mr. Pizzati served as department commander from 1993 to 1994, and National Executive Committee alternate member from 1994 to 1996.

Burton E. Tiemersma of Whiting, Ind.

Burton E. Tiemersma of Post 80 (Department of Indiana) passed away Nov. 26, 2012, at 80. He was a Korean War Navy veteran.

Mr. Tiemersma served as department vice commander from 2001 to 2002, and National Distinguished Guests Committee vice chairman from 1993 to 2010.