THE AMERICAN LEGION EXTENSION INSTITUTE goes to the Department of California. The first class was held on June 24, 2016, with 36 students: Drake Abendroth, Paula Bibby, William Boles, Harold Buckley, Wolfgang Burke, James Burton, Gregory Bushrod, John Carrera, Theodore Daniels, Paul Deis, Kala DelaSantos, Alan Evenson, George Hamrick, Don Harper, Jim Leyser, Nelson Lum, Rick Martin, Brian McGuinness, Jared Morgan, Joseph Rendon, Mark Rice, Maryanna Rickner. Chris Rickner, James Rickner, Edward Romero, Thomas Rucker, Robert Ruiz, Felix Salazar, Henry Sanchez, David Sanders, Hans Schindeler, Steve Severin, Lawrence Stahl, Michael Weir, David Whalen and J. Wolverton. Instructors are Tim Mosman, Vietnam veteran and 25-year member of Hollywood Post 43, along with his wife 0livia Headley, Charter President of Hollywood American Legion Auxiliary Unit 43. The next class on the Four Pillars will be held in Los Angeles on Sept. 17, 2016, at 10 a.am. at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall, 1816 Figueroa.