Sahno, William (Bill)

Public Information

Name

Sahno, William (Bill)

Class

2011

Biography

William “Bill” Sahno was born in St. Louis, Missouri in 1939. He retired as a Colonel, United States Marine Corps and an avid volunteer who spends his time and energy sharing information regarding veterans and his community. He provides media notifications throughout Payson, and across the entire state of Arizona, our nation, and to troops overseas. He has dedicated his life to service for others, and is frequently seen promoting Respect our Flag events and teaching Patriotism to youth. He has served as a member of the Payson Patriotic Events Committee since 1996, and is the current Chairman, ensuring that members place flags on flagpoles for all special events and holidays, and especially on Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, and Veterans Day. Bill is a charter member of the Rim Country Marine Corps League Detachment and a member of the Payson Satellite Chapter, Military Officers Association of America.