A Gold Legacy Life Member of Gross-Yaksh VFW Post 6498 in Milwaukee, Don Lynch served 10 years in the US Air Force. He gained his eligibility for the VFW while serving in South Korea from 1990-1992 and again in 1994-1997.
Don has held numerous offices and appointments at the Post, District and Department Levels. He was elected to State Jr. Vice Commander in 2017, and went on to serve as State Commander in 2019-2020, earning All-American honors. He also served as Chairman of the Big Ten Conference in 2021-2022.
Commander Lynch resides in Kenosha with his wife of 22 years, Lori. They have three children and two grandchildren. When not busy serving Veterans, Don enjoys golf and hunting at his camp in Upper Michigan.