Detachment Commander

Sons of the American Legion
Detachment Commander
Victor Fisher
2022-2023

Victor earns eligibility in the Sons Of The American Legion membership through his father Calvin Fisher who served in The United States Army. He is the youngest of 9 siblings and brother to PDC Greg Price. His wife is first lady Cathy Fisher, they were married at the Stitt Post in Dearborn Heights on November 13th 2021. Together they have eight children, and eight grandchildren.

He is an active member of Garden City, Michigan Otto Miller Jr. Squadron #396. The Garden City Post is the birthplace of, and where the founding chapter of The American Legion Riders is located. Victor has held every office at the squadron level, including being the Commander for 5 years. Victor is one of only four members granted “Honorary Lifetime Membership” in his squadron.

In the S.A.L. 16th District Association he has held office in every position except for Historian. He was the District Commander for 6 years.

For the Detachment of Michigan, he was elected Zone 1 Commander on two separate occasions. He also served this past year as Public Relations Committee Chairman. Victor is very proud to also be serving as Son Of The Year Committee Chair for the last 14 consecutive years by Detachment Commander appointment. This award has two categories; son and young son. Those awarded exhibit outstanding service to veterans.

Victors’ theme this year is lighthouses. He chose the Fort Gratiot Lighthouse located in Port Huron for his lapel pin, that being the oldest operating lighthouse in the state of Michigan since 1825. His slogan for this year is; “Be a guiding light for our veterans”.

Victors’ special project is the Vietnam Combat Veterans Ltd. -The Moving Wall. This organization is out of White Pine, Michigan and they erected the first half size replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial that is in Washington, DC. This half size wall travels the country being set up for different veteran organizations and special events.

The Detachment of Michigan Sons of the American Legion support Victor Fisher and wish him a successful year as a proud possessor of this priceless heritage!