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Winona American Legion Riders welcome home Freedom Honor Flights

Several Winona ALR members took part in welcoming 93 veterans home Saturday night at Colgan Air hanger No. 4 at the La Crosse Regional Airport. Ninety-three World War II and..

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Invitation to Vet Fest 2014

The Hannibal American Legion Riders are holding the ninth annual Vet Fest on Saturday, June 14. See the attached flyer for more information.

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Charity ride to put wounded Marine back on a motorcycle

The night of the Super Bowl a representative of the Run for the Wall organization briefed members of the American Legion Riders of Post 18 (Nampa, Idaho) and Post 113..

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Blue Star Memorial Marker Dedicated at Veterans Memorial Park Port Angeles WASH

Veterans, city officials and the Port Angeles Garden Cub members dedicated a Blue Star Memorial Marker at the Veterans Memorial Park in Port Angeles, Wash., on April 4, 2014. “We..

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Why I joined the American Legion Riders

I am a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and Air Force and have had a lifelong passion with motorcycles. My first introduction to the American Legion Riders (ALR)..

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Chili cookoff supports Operation Comfort Warriors

Corpus Christi Texas American Legion Post 364 and the American Legion Riders held a chili cookoff on March 15 to raise money for the American Legion Operation Comfort Warriors program...

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Post 78 Riders help special child receive tryke

Do you remember when you learned to ride a bicycle? It's a popular formative memory for most. However, due to health or other reasons, some children and their families cannot..

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Welcome home for Marine Cpl. Ammon Lang

Several veterans organizations, patriotic riders groups, volunteers and the community were invited to a Key Ceremony Jan. 18 in Port Angeles, Wash. Marine Cpl. Ammon Lang, his wife, Kiri, and their..

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Succcessful year for Washington Post 29 Riders

2013 YEAR END REVIEW: AMERICAN LEGION RIDERS POST 29, PORT ANGELES, Wash. Here is the final count! We participated in over 80 missions, with 843 people in attendance, 2287 volunteer..

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American Legion Riders Post 1 Omaha Year in Review

Anyone seen 2013? We must have had a great time, because the year has passed by faster than a motorcycle going by a feed lot. The dedication and diligence of..

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Dr. Dennis Wilcox, WWII veteran and community leader

The American Legion Riders, Walter Akeley Post 29, Port Angeles, Wash., were invited to stand a flag line for a dear friend, Denny Wilcox. The U.S. Navy aviation veteran flew..

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Santa saddles up his best team for the Community Christmas Tree-Lighting!

The American Legion Riders, Walter Akeley Post 29, escorted Santa to the Community Christmas tree lighting on Nov. 30. The lighting of the tree began with music, holiday treats and..

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The Wally Run

On Nov. 9, 2013, 94 Riders from 12 ALRs attended a benefit ride hosted by ALR 852 for Army Staff Sgt. Wally Fanene. In 2007, Fanene lost an arm and..

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Veterans Day Parade in Tennessee

It was a beautiful but cool morning. We had to move our parade to Friday before Veterans Day but we still had a big turnout. We had only six riders..

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Riders Chapter 284 Belleview Fl Escotes Aux President

On Sept. 20, The American Legion Riders Chapter 284 of Belleview. Fla., escorted American Legion Auxiliary Department President Gerri Bailey to the Ocala Ritz Veterans Village for a tour of..

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Money raised for cancer

From left to right: Tony Buckey, president of American Legion Riders Post 641 handing Ann Pickenpaugh from Ripples in Caldwell a check for $1,200 for cancer raised on our poker..

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15th District Oratorical Contest 2013

The American Legion Department of Florida, 15th District, held its annual “High School Oratorical Scholarship Program – A Constitutional Speech Contest” on Jan. 12 at the American Legion Post 5,..

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Minnesota Riders donate to Honor Flight

Winona (Minn.) American Legion Riders at Legion Post 9 presented a $500 check on July 1, 2013, to Randy Eddy and Jeff Schroeder, directors for the Freedom Honor Flight in..

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Riders welcome home Iraq, Afghanistan veterans

American Legion Riders attended a veterans luncheon at Nassau Community College (NCC), May 20, honoring currently enrolled veteran members of NCC Student Veterans of America (SVA). Riders Bruce Blanco (Gold..

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Riders group starts out small, grows quickly

The Leon Burson Post 395 American Legion was granted a charter of the ALR back in November 2012. We had 22 charter members to start out with. Our first goal..

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