Mangan, Edmund L. (Ed) III
Born in Chicago, Illinois in 1943, Ed Mangan is a US Air Force veteran who served from 1961-1979 as an Avionics Technician and Aircraft Maintenance Officer, including tours in Thailand and Vietnam. For 30 years, Ed specialized in the energy efficiency industry. He is a member of the Vietnam Veterans of America. From 2005-2016, Ed served as The American Legion Post 64 Color Guard Commander, and in 2016, Ed stepped up to Post Commander. An active representative of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), Ed presents awards at four JROTC high schools, and organized state-wide MOAA-Diamondbacks events at Chase Field in 2014 and 2015. Since 2014, Ed Mangan continues to serve as the State Military Outreach Director for the ESGR/Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, and the Public Relations Co-Chair for the Arizona Wall Project in Gilbert.