William Roland
State Surgeon - Army

William Roland, Jr. is a long time VFW member and held leadership roles at the post, district and state for many years. He also serves as a veterans court advocate.

Veterans Service Organizations

Veterans of Foreign Wars (Life Membership)

Military Order of the Cootie

American Legion Post 701

Amvets Post 60 (Life Member)

Military Officers of America (Life Member)


Military Service

U. S. Navy (9 Years)

U. S Army(17 Years)

Total (26 Years)


Veterans of Foreign Wars Service

Post 5008                                                                    District 29

Post Commander Three Years                                    Commander 2017-2019

Senior Vice Commander                                             Senior Vice Commander 2016-2017

Surgeon                                                                       Junior Vice Commander 2915-2016

Quartermaster                                                              Judge Advocate 2019-2020

Service Officer                                                            Patriots Pen Chairman

Post 914                                                                                 

Service Officer


Department                                                                National

Surgeon 2020-2021     2021-2022                               All American District Commander 2018-2019

Chairman Veterans Court 2020-2021 2021-2022       Committee on General Resolutions 2019

Outstanding District Commander 2018-2019             Assistant Inspector General 2018-2019

Western Conference Chairman                                   National Surgeon of the Year 2020-2021


Veterans Involvement

Advisory Council Southwestern Veterans Home 2020-2023

Ribbons and Awards

Meritorious Service, Army Accommodation, Navy Good Conduct, Army Reserve Component Achievement 3 Bronze Oak Leafs, National Defense 1 Bronze Star, Kosovo Campaign 1 Bronze Star, GWOT Expeditionary, GWOT Service, Armed Forces Reserve Numeral 2 Bronze Hour Glass M Device, Army Service, Army Overseas Service, Navy Sea Service Deployment, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Army Reserve Component Overseas Training, NATO Kosovo, Army Superior Unit.