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 Address: State Headquarters
                3300 Constitution Drive, P.O. Box 13206
                Springfield, IL 62791-3206

Telephone: 217-529-6688
Fax: 217-546-3415

 TEMPORARY HOURS FOR STATE HQ : Monday thru Friday  9:00 am till 3:00 pm effective 4/30/2020

Hours of Operation:
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F:   9:00am-4:00pm

State Office Hours have been shortened until further notice due to COVID-19 

   State Officers 2020 - 2021                             
 Laurie Emmer, Commander Bio

 Robert Welch, Sr. Vice Commander Bio
 Bobby Edwards, Jr. Vice Commander Bio
W. David Stout, Adj/Quartermaster Bio


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