Honor & Remembrance Photo Gallery

69th Anniversary Commemoration of the Iwo Jima Flag Raising

February 23, 2014

The 69th Anniversary Commemoration of the Iwo Jima Flag Raising at the Matthew B. Juan and Ira H. Hayes Veterans Memorial Park in Sacaton, Ariz. on Saturday, February 22, 2014. Every year, the parade continues to grow. Photos by Lucas Carter / The American Legion

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80th Annual Pilgrimage to Lincoln's Tomb

February 13, 2014

Legionnaires gather in Springfield, Ill., to celebrate the 80th Annual Pilgrimage to Lincoln's Tomb. The yearly event celebrates the life of the 16th president of the United States with a tour of the Abraham Lincoln Museum and wreath-laying ceremonies. Photos by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.

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New Mexico Veterans Memorial

January 16, 2014

The New Mexico Veterans' Memorial is dedicated to all the men and women who gave their youth, their hopes and dreams, and all who gave their lives in the name of freedom... and those who will.

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Pacific War Museum

October 2, 2013

 National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, TX, Friday, September 20, 2013. Photos by Jennifer Whitney

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USS Indianapolis survivors reunion

August 6, 2013

Fifteen of the 38 remaining survivors of the USS Indianapolis disaster attended the 2013 reunion in Indianapolis. Photos by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion and Andrew Fritzinger.

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Middle East Conflicts Wall Memorial event

June 20, 2013

Thousands of Gold Star family members, motorcycle riders and others converged on the small city of Marseilles, Ill., on June 15 to honor those memorialized on the Middle East Conflicts Wall Memorial.

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Fort Drum Museum

June 13, 2013

Early 20th century weapons, Mussolini’s medals featured at 10th Mountain Division & Fort Drum Museum in New York.

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The Flocco, Radomski, Sagan Family

May 30, 2013

The extended Flocco family shows a dedication to service during World War II.

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2013 Memorial Day in Indianapolis

May 24, 2013

Photos from the 500 Festival Memorial Service at Monument Circle in downtown Indianapolis, IN Friday, May 24. Photos by Eldon Lindsay.

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Fayetteville National Cemetery

May 16, 2013

The Fayetteville National Cemetery in Fayetteville, Ark., is nicknamed "Little Arlington." Photos by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.

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A moment of closure

May 16, 2013

Thirteen who lost their lives in final operation of the Vietnam War finally laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Arlington National Cemetery Military Burial

May 6, 2013

U.S. Navy photos from the full military honors burial at Arlington National Cemetery of the remains of four sailors lost during the Vietnam War. All photos courtesy of the U.S. Navy.

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American Battle Monuments Commission Photos

April 18, 2013

Photos from the American Battle Monuments Commission via http://www.abmc.gov/home.php .

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World War I Gold Star Court of Honor

April 11, 2013

Photos of the World War I Gold Star Court of Honor memorial in St. Louis.

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Veterans Memorial Park in Sacaton, AZ

April 2, 2013

The Veterans Memorial Park in Sacaton, Ariz., is filled with honor & remembrance, including two life-sized bronze statues of Ira H. Hayes and Mathew B. Juan. Pictured in a few of the photographs is Army veteran and lifetime Legionnaire Oscar Urrea of American Legion Post No. 84, named after Hayes. Photos by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.

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Arizona Air Force Aviation Museum

April 1, 2013

Photos from the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum in Mesa, AZ. Photos by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.

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Des Moines, IA Memorials

March 20, 2013

Photos of Honor & Remembrance memorials around the state capitol building in Des Moines, Iowa. Photos taken by Eldon Lindsay/The American Legion.

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“In the Footprints of the 82nd Airborne“

March 7, 2013

The 31st Annual “In the Footsteps of the 82nd Airborne Division” march in late February traced a route traversed by members of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment and the Independent 551st Parachute Infantry Battalion in early 1945.

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Fort Jackson Museum

March 6, 2013

Photos from the museum at Fort Jackson in South Carolina. Photos by Brett Flashnick.

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