By Irwin Barath
This past June, the Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma (TALO) Department, held a virtual Zoom meeting, during which Floyd Williams of San Antonio was elected as the TALO Department Commander. This position governs all Jewish War Veteran posts in the TALO region. Commander Williams is now the second San Antonian to become Department Commander; the first being Irwin Barath in 2001.
Post 753 member Mel Eichelbaum recently released his memoir, The Legal Lawyer. As the chief litigator of San Antonio ‘s Legal Aid Association, Eichelbaum took on civil rights and poverty law cases that made legal history. One of his historic cases mentioned is often referenced in courses on civil rights in various law schools.
JWV 125th annual National Convention will be held virtually on August 23-27. For further information visit JWV.org
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