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WWII Coast Guard veteran presents USS Machias flag to Grand Haven U.S. Coast Guard..
Grand Haven, MI
On March 9, 2019, a sense of pride and honor radiated through Charles A. Conklin American Legion Post 28 (Grand..
Manteno Squadron 755 New Year's Eve Party
On Dec. 31, 2018, SAL Squadron 755 conducted its first annual New Year's Eve Party, which turned out to be..
Lest we forget John
Canada went to war in September 1939, two years before Pearl Harbor and the American declaration of war on Dec...
Quilts of Valor for military veterans
Mount Pleasant, SC
Two great organizations, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 136 and the Quilts of Valor Foundation, joined in planning and executing an..
Tomb of the Unknown Solider Sentinel speaks to Monrovia Troop 66
Monrovia, Calif. Jan. 23, 2019 Tonight Monrovia Troop 66 had the distinct honor to have SPC Ethan Morse (Badge #548), a former..
Monrovia Star Scout Willem Aponno writes to fallen hero
El Monte, CA
Monrovia, California February 22, 2019 Star Scout Willem Aponno with Monrovia Troop 66, American Legion Monrovia Post 44 and senior patrol..
A day to remember: Sept. 11, 2001
On Sept. 11, 2001, I drove to my office in Richmond just as I had for the past six and..
My coach - "The Ghost"
I'm an old retiree who now has the time to think about those individuals who had a direct impact..
All Americans should be grateful for their country
The late political commentator Charles Krauthammer stated, in describing the constitutional republic established by America's founders in 1787, that "The..
Audie L. Murphy Post 336 sponsors fundraiser with Fuddruckers Restaurant in San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
On Jan. 23, 2019, Post 336 had a fundraiser at the local Fuddruckers Restaurant. A good time was had by..
The Four Chaplains Interfaith/Memorial Service was held at Brewster American Legion Argonne Post 71. Commander William R. Miller III,..
Why do we do what we do? (an open letter)
Do any of you, like me, occasionally ponder, “Why do we do what we do?” The pictures in this message..
“Vegas-Night” events at Grand Haven (Mich.) Post 28 raise more than $7K for NEF
Grand Haven, MI
On Jan. 26, the blustery winds off Lake Michigan -- with sub-zero temperatures and major snowfall -- did little to..
Feature film with American Legion scenes - "FARMER OF THE YEAR" starring Barry Corbin
Craftsbury Common, VT
Award-winning independent feature film features American Legion The comedy-drama 'Farmer of the Year' shoots major scene at American Legion Post 185..
Two modern-day African-American heroines are changing the world before our very eyes
February is a special time of year in which America reflects on the profound things African-American men and women have..
Royse City post recognizes genocide survivor as first Tri-County Hero Award recipient
Royse City, TX
The Royse City American Legion post celebrated its inaugural Tri-County Hero Award, naming Bruce Chim as the first recipient of..
A last piece
Colorado Springs, CO
A phone call 10 years ago started a project that took on a life of its own. I thought would..
Legion College graduate engaging new members through training
One of the biggest issues we have in The American Legion is membership engagement. Members who do not get involved..
Veteran reconnects with his military pride and honor thanks to post event and Honor..
Grand Haven, MI
For 68 years, Korean Conflict veteran James “Jim” Dumbauld of Jackson, Mich., never received thanks for his service in the..
Bell ringing celebration to commemorate WWI
In November 2018 our senior community had a bell ringing celebration to commemorate WW1. We had approximately 50 seniors..
Not a man shrunk from the conflict
Not a man shrunk from the conflict Lieut. Colonel Armistead, Sept. 24th, 1814 By S Culshaw In July, we will celebrate..
Army Dominates Houston 70-14 To Win Armed Forces Bowl
White Plains, NY
By John Chuhran SAL Squadron 135, White Plains, NY Fort Worth, TX -- The Army Football Team played brilliantly throughout the 2018..
The other forgotten war
The Korean War has often been called the “Forgotten War.” This centennial year of our participation..
Coping with the effects of Agent Orange
“Work-Arounds to Daily Struggles from Exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam” Like many young men of my generation, I, Dennis Joy..
Army Football goes for 11th win Saturday vs. Houston in Armed Forces Bowl
Fort Worth, TX
Army/West Point will play the University of Houston Cougars on Saturday, Dec. 22, at the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl...
Lawrence Roy, adjutant for Hanner-Sharp American Legion Post 129, retires
Lawrence Roy served Post 129 as adjutant starting in 1995, and after 23 years retired from the position. Genio Colasacco..
Edison Park Post 541 Commander Thomas A. Pope, CMH
https://s3.amazonaws.com/static.militarytimes.com/valor/recipients/2986.jpg Thomas A. Pope, upon his return from World War I, was one of the charter members of Edison Park Post..
President Trump watches Army defeat Navy 17-10, for third straight win over archrival
White Plains , NY
Army Rides Strong Defense and Timely Offense to 17-10 Win in 119th Army-Navy Game by John Chuhran SAL Squadron 135, White Plains, NY Watch..
WWII veteran James R. Breniser, American Legion member for 73 years!
Fountain Hills, AZ
Comrade James R. Breniser, originally of Middlebury, Ind., has marked 73 years of service in The American Legion! Comrade Breniser..
Army-Navy Game preview talks with captains, coaches by SALRadio
White Plains, NY
Ken Kraetzer of Sons of The American Legion Radio talks with coaches, team captains and officials. USAA representative West..
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