Madison County Circuit Judge Laura Jo Hamilton swears in the new officers for the North Alabama Veterans & Fraternal Organizations Coalition during the coalition’s annual meeting at the Alabama Veterans Museum. From foreground to background, the new officers are: secretary – Beverly Lowe; vice president for membership – retired Col. Bob Wilke; treasurer – retired Col. Joe Paddock; vice president for corporate/military affairs – retired Sgt. 1st Class Russell Kimball; vice president for finance – National Guard Capt. Jeff Owen; executive vice president – retired Command Sgt. Maj. Steve Mozian; and president – retired Reserve Command Sgt. Maj. John Perry.