Saving lives, feeding Veterans
Scott R. Alwin. To a man his fellow veterans called him a hero. That was more important than his 136 Air Medals, 2DFC’s, Silver and Bronze Stars, Purple Hearts, etc. These brave men admired his skill and daring as an Aviator. We loved him as a brother.
Post 175 in Mechanicsville, Virginia dominates Hanover County veteran ceremonies and salutes.
As part of Post 11's annual scholarship competition, each student applicant researched and created a 2-4 minute video about one of the 16 memorial squares in Brookline. At the post we were filled with awe and inspired by what these students put together, and humbled by the sacrifices made by those from our community whom these squares honor.
A special video put together to honor our fallen soldiers.
Army special forces, now service dog, stars in documentary
Girl Scouts Troop 50671, one of the newest troops in the State of Connecticut with girls age 6 to 10, have been producing meaningful social media content for their community. This time they have created a compelling video tribute in order to Honor the Fallen and support their local American Legion Post 12,
Along with the 100th birthday of the American Legion, the American Legion, Post 52 in Attica, Indiana, recently celebrated its 100th birthday. The post received its charter on September 15, 1919, under the command of Lee Whitehall. The first meetings were held in members' homes. sometimes using a lantern for lighting. Eventually, in 1986, after cutting and selling wood, the members were able to make a down payment on a burned-out building and adjacent properties, which they completely renovated. Later, the members added on to the building, making it the very active post home, along with the Unit 52 Auxiliary, that it is today.
A field of grand old flags
Frank Havlik did what is right, but it took 89 years and his granddaughter's help to finish his mission