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            American Legion Department of Oklahoma ​ ​ ​ ​
DEPARTMENT OFFICERS 2016 - 2017 ​ ​ ​ ​
Name/Mailing Address Position Officer Phone Email

Don Kuntze
1429 W. Rose Hill Dr. 

Mustang, OK 73064

Department Commander

Yes

(405)

823-8979

commander@okamlegion.org

Carl Kuykendall         
2401 NW 23rd St 
Oklahoma City, OK 73107          

Department Adjutant

Yes

(405)

942-1705

adjutant@okamlegion.org

John Bloxom
4 Westridge Way
Bristow, OK 74010

Department Senior Vice Commander

Yes

(913)

683-5192

jbloxomk@aol.com

Ron Gott
505 S. 4th St.
Okemah, OK 74859

Department Vice Commander East

Yes

(405)   
820-4509

rgott1949@gmail.com

Jimmy Ching
13282 NW Miller Rd
Lawton, OK 73507

Department Vice Commander West

Yes

(580)

595-0306

jching@tds.net

Larry D. Talbott
22824 N. 2810 Rd.
Kingfisher, OK 73750

Department Judge Advocate

Yes

(405)

375-5137

larrydt145@aol.com

Dewey Clapp
28 Brentwood Dr.
Stillwater, OK 74075

Department Treasurer

Yes

(405)

377-9133

dewclapp@swbell.net

John Traffanstedt
816 W. Celestial Way
Mustang, OK 73064

Department   Sergeant-at-Arms

Yes

(405)

255-9542

jltraff@gmail.com

Ernest M. Martin III
17101 Box Rd.
Lexington, OK 73051

Department Chaplain

Yes

(405)

527-8498

martinernest111@yahoo.com

Gerald McClain
3708 W Deer Crossing

Stillwater, OK 74074

Department Historian

Yes

(405)

269-9444

geraldmc@suddenlink.net


Bobby Bryant

50751 E 55 Rd

Maramec, OK 74045 

NEC

Yes

(918)

399-3026

pdcbryant@yahoo.com

​Marv Sandbek
PO Box 77
Braman, OK 74632

​NEC - Alternate

​Yes

​(580)

385-2121

​minnesotamarv@yahoo.com

​John Loose

​Department Surgeon

​Yes

​(580)

704-2502

​john.loose@att.net

COMMITTEE CONTACTS

Tim Smith

Americanism


(918)

577-8738

timsmith1226@sbcglobal.net

Raul Rizo

Training 

 

(918)

913-1638

goldrizo@gmail.com

John Bishop

Parlimentarian & Resolutions


(405)

414-2515        

jbishop22@cox.net

Michael Marxen

Legion Riders

 

(405)

812-8987

mikemarxen@cox.net

Jimmy Ching

Credentials

 

(580)

595-0306

jching@tds.net

John Bloxom

Fund Raising & Membership 

 

(913)

683-5192

jbloxomk@aol.com

Sammy Padgett

Junior Shooting


(918)

424-7308

sammy_p_us@yahoo.com

Dee Wilson

Baseball


(918)

231-7938

deeandcarol@valornet.com ​

Sam McPherson

Children & Youth


(405)

538-7630

sammcpherson@hotmail.com

​Robert Willis

​Oratorical

(405)

285-0620​

​rwillis22@cox.net

​Jim Quinn

​Boys Scouts

​(918)

869-1761

​majorq6646@gmail.com

Larry Talbott

Constitution & Bylaws

​(405)

375-5137

larrydt145@aol.com

John Traffanstedt

Honor Guard

​(405)

255-9542

​jltraff@gmail.com

Tim Smith

​Media

​(918)

577-8738

​timsmith1226@sbcglobal.net

​James Hood

​Newspaper

​(405)

255-6410

​b239oldreliable66@hotmail.com

John Bloxom

​Post Revitalization & Closure

​(913)

683-5192

jbloxomk@aol.com

​Scott Tafoya

​VA & R; Veterans Employment And Education

​(918)

734-2625

​scott.tafoya@va.gov

Paul Ray

​Awards & Recognition

​(405)

376-4708

​paulray2@cox.net

​Michael Taylor

​Legislative

​(405)

840-1357

​michaeltaylor2003@hotmail.com

Bobby Bryant

Past Department Commander Liason


​(918)

399-3026

​pdcbryant@yahoo.com

Mark Barker

​Internal Affairs

​(405)

226-1040

​mebarker@tds.net


OKLAHOMA SEN/REP        AMERICAN LEGION LIASON        PHONE NUMBER        EMAIL

REP. TOM COLE                     Mark Barker                                       ​(405) 226-1040            mebarker@tds.net
 
SEN. JAMES LANKFORD      Larry Talbott                                       (405) 375-5137             larrydt145@aol.com                

REP. JIM BRIDENSTINE         John Bloxom                                      (913) 683-5192             jbloxomk@aol.com                    

REP. FRANK LUCAS               Marv Sandbek                                   (580) 385-2121             minnesotamarv@yahoo.com

REP STEVE RUSSELL             Don Kuntze                                        (405) 823-8979             commander@okamlegion.org

REP. MARKWAYNE MULLIN    Ron Gott                                         (405) 820-4509              rgott1949@gmail.com                    

SEN. JIM INHOFE                  Greg James                                         (405) 942-1705             gregjames01@gmail.com