American Legion Prairie Du Pont Post 485, Dupo and VFW Chief Pontiac Post 1699, Cahokia held a Patriot’s Day ceremony on 9/11 at Post 485. It was to honor the 20th anniversary of the World Trade Center attacks on 9/11/2001 that took the lives of thousands.
Pictured are (from left to right) Alan Hoock, Post 485 adjutant; Fred Woods, Post 1699 adjutant; Brian Humphrey, Post 485 commander. In the distance, a lone bugler sounds taps.
(Photo courtesy of Linda Hoock, Post 485 Auxiliary president)