William J. Wyland, center, receives a plaque honoring him for his 68 years of service to Loretto (Pa.) Post 748. Wyland, a charter member, is flanked by Post Commander Kenneth..
Dec. 7, 2012, was a beautiful day, a beautiful memorial, and a lot of beautiful people that made a dream come true. As not to forgot anyone, I won't name them..
American Legion Post 42 congratulates Vancleave High School students Merrissa Perry and Josh Martins for their achievements. Perry of Vancleave won fourth place prize of $200, donated by Post 24 in the..
George Banas - a member of Post 43 in Naperville, Ill. - and his wife were trapped between Tangier, Morocco, and Madrid, Spain on 9/11/01. George relates this and..
On June 6, 2013, the James E Coffey Post & Auxiliary Unit 3 presented scholarships to Allison Latham and Dakota Williams. Allison is the recipient of the unit scholarship and..
Traveling 4,500 miles to present a medal has become the norm for a local military retiree. Col. Don Edmands Jr., U.S. Air Force (ret.), of American Legion Post 256 in..
Norman McLeod American Legion Post 26 hosted its annual Memorial Day service on May 27 in Plant City, Fla. This year’s service included the posting of the colors by the Plant..
American Legion members in Montana visited and honored World War II veteran Edward Swetish, who turned 90 years old on May 23. Eight Legion members traveled to Helena to honor..
On the first Saturday in December Post 416 of Zachary, La., sponsors a Christmas parade for the community of Chaneyville, La. In addition to the parade, the post gives away three-dozen bicycles..
American Legion Post 110 in Virginia Beach, Va., presented American Legion ROTC Gold Medals to two NJROTC cadets at Landstown High School on May 15, 2013. Cadet Ens. Ronald Baldomero..
On May 7, 2013, Belleview American Legion Post 284 presented school medals to students from Emerald Shores Elementary. It was very well-attended. Pictured, from left to right: Jerry Montgomery (2nd Vice..
Bringing New Knowledge to the South Pacific By William Sabel I was instrumental in introducing watermelons to the natives on a lonely South Pacific island during World..
At our April meeting Post member Irwin Baron was awarded the American Legion Heroism Award for saving the life of his next door neighbor by administering CPR until Fire Rescue..
On February 20, 2013, Bruckenthal-Cann Post 385 member Irwin B. Baron was presented with the Phoenix Award, the highest civilian award given by the Pembroke Pines Fire Department. This..
Bruckenthal-Cann Post 385 member Larry Lehtonen was presented with a 50-year pin, and certificates from National and Post 385 during our April meeting. Making the presentation were Commander James Tewes..
On March 23rd, Post 138 honored our Korean War Veterans with a Ceremony and Reception which included the presentation of the DoD Korean War 60th Anniversary Certificate of Appreciation. ..
On March 27th, American Legion Post 731 was awarded the San Diego City School Districts 2012/2013 "Partner of the Year" award. Post 731, for the last 17 years, has been..
The late Mansford Wennblom, right, was the seventh name on the list of the original list of American Legion members according to records. A longtime member of the..
American Legion Post 228 (Brewer-Maddox) SAL member was recently honored by his County's Mayor and Tennessee's Governor as a Youth Volunteer of the Year for 2012 at the Governor's Volunteer..
On Monday night March 4 2013 at a regular meeting, Belleview American Legion Auxiliary Unit 284 selected four girls from a list of six candidates to become delegates to the 67th..