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Honor & Remembrance Photo Gallery

2014 New York City Veterans Day Parade

November 12, 2014

New York Legionnaires joined thousands of veterans in the 2014 New York City Veterans Day Parade. Photos by Amy C. Elliott

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2014 Phoenix Veterans Day parade

November 11, 2014

Thousands gather in downtown Pheonix, Ariz. for a Veteran's Day parade stretching three miles on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Photos by Lucas Carter.

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Concert for Valor

November 11, 2014

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered on the National Mall on Veterans Day for the Concert of Valor, a unique concert centered around honoring the courage and sacrifice of America's troops.

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American Legion presents the Super Flag before Indianapolis Colts game

October 19, 2014

Over 200 members of The American Legion family hold the American flag before the start of the Colts vs. Bengals game at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana on Sunday, October 19, 2014. Photos by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.

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Disabled American Veterans for Life Memorial dedication

October 6, 2014

The Disabled American Veterans for Life Memorial was dedicated on Oct. 5 in Washington, D.C. Photos by Noel St. John.

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Battle of the Bulge Reunion

September 4, 2014

Veterans share stories and lay a wreath at Fort Jackson to honor those who passed during one of Europe's coldest, largest and most important battles.

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Freedom Fest

August 11, 2014

People gathered from all over the country to attend the first Freedom Fest, organized by American Legion Fort Kent, Maine Post 133. The festival, which included 10 bands, also featured Maine's First Lady Ann LePage and SSG Travis Mills parachuting with the All Veteran Parachute Team into the event. LePage is known through her state as a true friend of veterans. SSG Mills is retired from the Army 82nd Airborne division. Mills lost his arms and legs in an IED explosion in Afghanistan in April of 2010, and was the first quadriplegic survivor of the Afghanistan War.

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Kansas post honors two war heroes

May 28, 2014

Legionnaires and others honor last of the original 29 Navajo Code Talkers during Memorial Day events. Photos by Lucas Carter/The American Legion.

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500 Festival Memorial Service

May 23, 2014

Hundreds of people gathered at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in downtown Indianapolis on May 23 for the 500 Festival Memorial Service, including American Legion National Commander Daniel M. Dellinger and National Adjutant Daniel Wheeler, who was co-master of ceremonies. Photos by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.

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Holland Band

May 7, 2014

The American Legion Willard G. Leenhouts Post 6 in Holland, Michigan prepares to perform in Normandy. Photos by Lucas Carter / The American Legion

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Tulsa, Oklahoma Medal of Honor Day Ceremony

April 26, 2014

Sergeant First Class Melvin Morris is honored at the Medal of Honor Day Ceremony at Veterans Park in Tulsa, Oklahoma on Saturday, April 26, 2014. Photos by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.

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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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