Gene Shalander - RMA's Historian for Life

For his years of service to the Association, Mr. Gene Shalander, Sr. '50 was recently appointed Historian for Life by President Jack Gwynne and the Board of Directors. Gene has been Historian and Quartermaster since the inception of the Association and the appointment is in recognition of his stalwart service to the organization.  Jerry Feitler, Association Secretary/Treasurer, presented Gene with a plaque signed by all of the current and past presidents of the Association at the Gainesville (FL) Veterans Administration Hospital, where Gene is being treated for a broken hip.

Gene was delighted and impressed with the plaque and thanks all the members and the Board of Directors for the honor.  He said it was his honor to serve the Association.