Beischel, Judith S.
Born in Rome, New York in 1948. Boatswain’s Mate First Class, US Coast Guard Reserves, with service 1973-1980 during the Vietnam Era. Retired in 2001 as a Special Service Technician, Bell Systems. At American Legion Post 58, she helped organize sending care packages to deployed soldiers and the State Veterans’ Home. She has conducted clothing and bottle water drives in support of the Arizona StandDown, MSVA, Mary Ellen’s Place, and the MANA House for homeless veterans, where she serves on the Advisory Council. A tireless volunteer, she has raised funds for Hurricane Katrina, US Vets, and several non-profit organizations. She is a member of Women in Military Service to America, outgoing National Director 20+4, Honor Society of Women Legionnaires, and Candidate for Arizona Department Commander, American Legion.