Bohdan (Bo) Lotocky is the newly elected Post 86 Sgt.-at-Arms. Born in Manhattan, NY, his family moved to the Bronx, then Yonkers, NY, where he graduated high school in 1976. Attending St. John’s University, Bo received a B.S. in computer science in 1980.
For the four years he attended university, Bo was enrolled in the Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (ROTC). His summer camp before senior year, he was at Ft. Bragg, N.C., where he completed his advanced cadet training. Upon graduation, and commissioned as a second lieutenant, Bo was assigned to the Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Maryland. This is the military’s testing facilities for all equipment, technology and weapons. While there, Bo was part of the team working with the XM-1 Tank, later renamed the M-1 Abrams Tank.