Relationships Committee

Jerome Goolsby

American Legion
Contact Information

Scouting Background ( )

Cub Scout:

Pack 41, Saint Joseph, Missouri - September 1965 to December 1967

Bobcat Cub Scout, Wolf Cub Scout (with one gold arrowhead, two silver arrowheads), Lion Cub Scout (one gold arrowhead), Arrow of Light Award

Boy Scout:

Troop 209, Saint Joseph, Missouri
January 1968 to September 1969

Troop 4, Saint Joseph, Missouri
October 1969 to December 1972 and September 1973 to June 1974

Troop 41, Saint Joseph, Missouri
July 1974 to November 1974

Scout Progress Award, Tenderfoot Scout Progress Award,
Second Class Scout Progress Award, First Class Scout Progress Award, Star Scout Progress Award, Life Scout Progress Award

Explorer Scout:

Post 100, Saint Joseph, Missouri
September 1974 to December 1974

Inducted into Tribe of Mic-O-Say, 1974 as Honorary Warrior Three Chains


Assistant Scoutmaster, Troop 41, Saint Joseph, Missouri
December 1974 to April 1976

Assistant Scoutmaster, Troop 123, Cheyenne, Wyoming
May 1976 to March 1978

Assistant Scoutmaster, Troop 100, March Air Force Base, California
June 1979 to June 1980

Assistant Scoutmaster, Troop 1, Lajes Field, Azores, Portugal
May 1983 to September 1984 and January 1989 to August 1989

Assistant Scoutmaster, Troop 221, Lamar, Colorado
October 1984 to October 1985

Assistant Scoutmaster, Troop 353, K. I. Sawyer Air Force Base, Michigan
November 1985 to March 1986

Assistant Scoutmaster, Troop 333, Gwinn, Michigan
July 1987 to November 1988

Unit Commissioner, National Capital Area Council, Camp Springs, Maryland, July 1990 to June 1991

Assistant Scoutmaster and Scoutmaster
Troop 1571, Clinton, Maryland
July 1991 to February 1995 - Awarded Adult Leader's Training Award

Served on Trading Post Staff, 1993 Boy Scout National Jamboree

Unit Commissioner, Pony Express Council, Saint Joseph, Missouri
June 1995 to September 1996

Unit Commissioner, Southwest Michigan Council, Portage, Michigan
October 1996 to July 1997

Unit Commissioner, Pony Express Council, Saint Joseph, Missouri
August 1997 to December 2001 - Awarded Commissioner's Key

Scouter Reserve, Pony Express Council, Saint Joseph, Missouri 
January 2005 to December 2008 and February 2009 to July 2009

Chairman, Fourth District Boy Scout Committee, The American Legion Department of Missouri, September 1998 to August 2008

Relationships Committee, Pony Express Council, Saint Joseph, Missouri, August 2009 to Present.

Chairman, The American Legion Department of Missouri Boy Scouts Committee, July 2014 to Present.

40 Year Veteran Status - November 2014

Personal Biography at

Retired USAF Veteran 1975 - 1995

Paid-Up-For-Life Member of The American Legion; joined 1993, currently belong to American Legion Pony Express Post 359, Saint Joseph, Missouri. Currently Adjutant of Post.

Named as a Distinguished Legionnaire of The American Legion Department of Missouri, July 2015.

Member of Sons of The American Legion Squadron 359 since 1997