Team New York


Vincent J. 'Jim' Troiola
for American Legion
National Commander 2022-23
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Navy Vet Is Leader on all levels of the american legion

A life member of American Legion Post 1682 in New City, N.Y., Vincent J. "Jim" Troiola served in the U.S. Navy.

He has held various positions at every level of The American Legion, including serving as Department Commander for 2010-2011 and as National Vice Commander for 2016-2017. He chaired the New York American Legion Centennial Task Force for the Future and has been a member of the faculty of The American Legion College of New York. At the national level he chaired the Veterans Employment and Education Committee, and the National Legislative Commission as well as serving on the Membership and Post Activities Committee, the National Security Commission, and the Committee on Children and Youth.

Jim and his wife, Saveria, have two grown children and three grandchildren.

V. J. Troiola
experience. Leadership.
Post and County

As a 29-year Paid-Up-for-Life member of William E. DeBevoise Jr American Legion Post 1682 in New City, N.Y., Jim credits a great deal of his advancement in The American Legion to his post and its members. His leadership at the post and county levels include:

Membership Chairman

Oratorical Chairman

Vice Commander



Faculty Member

NY American Legion College

Membership Chairman


Centennial Taskforce for the Future

Americanism Committee Consultant

Department Commander



Membership and Post Activity

Committee Committee on Children and YouthCitizens

Flag AllianceNational Security

Commission Chairman
National Veterans Employment and Education

Committee Chairman
National Legislative Commission

National Vice Commander (2016-2017)