Feb. 28, 2023: American Legion Department of Alabama districts and posts coming together to help a veteran in need. W.A.C. veteran Rita Parris' ramp build. Posts 25 (Dist. 11) and Post/Unit 165 (Dist. 14) came together for this build.
Post 25 Commander Phillip Terry, Legionnaire Darryl Bullock, Div. 1 Commander Tim Howard and Unit 165 President Michelle Baggett along with Rita's son Aaron Parris, a veteran himself, and Rita's grandson Michael participated.
Rita is battling Stage 4 cancer.
Donations from Posts 25 and 165 and individuals made this happen.
As veterans, families and communities we must come together and support each other - it's essential for our survival as a community and an organization.