American Legion Warner-VanRiper Post 435 and Sons of The American Legion Squadron 435 in Waterloo, N.Y., play an active role in the weekend-long commemoration of the birthplace of Memorial Day. Photos by Ben Cleeton/The American Legion
The American Legion Department of Florida ran a booth during the Heroes Honor Festival over Memorial Day weekend at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Photos by Steven Sobel/The American Legion
American Legion National Vice Commander Jerry Wilson attended Memorial Day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, and placed wreaths at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and at the grave of Gen. John Pershing. Photos by Mike Kepka/The American Legion
American Legion National Vice Commander Cory Bates joined Baton Rouge Legion members and Louisiana dignitaries to rededicate the iconic LSU Memorial Tower during the grand opening of the new William A. Brookshire LSU Military Museum.