Alex Roese
Senior Vice Commander - Army

Alex Roese retired from the U.S. Army after 23 yrs of active-duty service. He is originally from Gallipolis, Ohio. His last assignment was in Saudi Arabia (1988-1991) where he earned his Southwest Asia Service Medal. His first overseas assignment was in the Republic of South Vietnam (1968-1970). Alex became a Bronze Legacy Life member in 2017. After serving in the US Army, Alex became a DOD Contractor for 21 years and retired to the Philippines in 2012 and became a Philippine Resident under the 13A Resident Visa program in 2012. He lost that 13A visa due to having to return to USA for health reasons in 2016 and could not return to the Philippines to do the required annual check in. Alex is currently pursuing a SRRV visa. Alex is a Past, All American, Commander of VFW Post 8180, Seoul, Korea (2009-2010) and Past, All State, Commander of VFW Post 12130, Cebu, Philippines (2014-2015). He is also is a Post Charter Member of Post 12130.  In addition to serving as Senior Vice Commander, Alex is our post Judge Advocate. 

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