The American Legion Byron Cox Post 72 was filled to capacity Sunday evening. The Post held a dinner in honor of National Commander, Brett Reistad. Reistad was elected American Legion National Commander on Aug. 30. Byron Cox Post 72 Commander, Jonathan Pickett led the special event. Guest speakers such as, Department Commander, Rodney Strong and Jordan Issacs of Senator Joe Donnelly's office gave heartfelt speeches touching on the past, present and the future of the American Legion. Legion dignitaries from all over the country gathered together along with local leaders and several emergency and community service workers who were also in attendance for this once in a lifetime event. Pictured are Reistad (left) and Pickett.