Soucy honored for 75 years service

Raymond N. Soucy, a lifetime and dedicated member of the American Legion Tardiff-Belanger Post #39, in Madison, was presented with a certificate, on March 15, 2020, from National Headquarters for his 75 years of continuous membership. The certificate was presented by Past Commander H. Ralph Withee, of Post #39, Madison.

The post was first named after Emile Tardiff; a soldier from Madison who died in World War I. The name was changed to Tardiff-Belanger Post #39 after Maurice Belanger, the first Madison soldier to die in World War II.

Raymond is a charter member of the Tardiff-Belanger Post #39, Madison. He was commander of post #39 in 1951. In World War II , Soucy was an Army pilot of a B-24 Bomber. He had orders to go into combat, but the war ended before he had to go.

Soucy celebrated is 95th birthday on April 18, 2020, with his wife, Lauraine, at their residence in Madison.


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    Veronica says:

    Thank you Mr. Soucy for your service. I hope and pray my dad is still having bdays when he’s 95. What a wonderful and I have to say the first one I have read in a long time. With the virus it seems that’s all we hear. I am so proud of our service men and women. My dads a Marine and serviced in Vietnam and my son also and did not end up deployed very close to go to Iraq at the end but orders were changed. I k ow he wanted to go but secretly mama prayed. Again thank you so much for your service and thank you Post#30 American legion for honoring this veteran.


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