Walk for Veterans in Lawrence, Ind.
Walk for Veterans in Lawrence, Ind.

The 5k Walk for Veterans event took participants through historic Fort Benjamin Harrison in Lawrence, Ind., on Sunday, October 11, 2015. Photos by Lucas Carter.

Walk for Veterans in Hartford, Conn.
Walk for Veterans in Hartford, Conn.

American Legion National Commander Dale Barnett leads a Walk for Veterans event with Legion family members in Hartford, Conn., on Oct. 8. Photos by Christopher Capozziello

Commander Barnett visits the Department of Connecticut
Commander Barnett visits the Department of Connecticut

The National Commander visited Department from Connecticut from Oct. 6 to Oct. 8th. While it was a short visit, he was able to attend a meet and greet at Montville Post 112, and tour the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, as well as host an Awareness walk in downtown Hartford.

Commander Barnett visits the Dept of Missouri
Commander Barnett visits the Dept of Missouri

From Oct. 1 to Oct. 5, National Commander Barnett visited the Department of Missouri. While in Missouri, he visited several posts and toured facilites such as the St. Michaels Veterans Center for the Homeless and Cameron Veterans Home.

Commander Barnett visits the Department of Kansas
Commander Barnett visits the Department of Kansas

Commander attended several meet and greets with the Department of Kansas posts on September 28. He also visited with troops at the Warrior Transition Battalion on September 30 and visited Topeka Post 400, Lawrence Post 14 and Olathe Post 153.

Commander Barnett visits the Department of Montana
Commander Barnett visits the Department of Montana

Commander Barnett traveled to the Department of Montana on September 18 and visited with Manhattan Post 87 and spoke at Townsend Post 42. He toured Battalion Headquarters Armory, spoke at a press conference and visited several other posts in the area. The commander was also in a parade with Belgrade Post 30 before traveling home to visit his family.

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