American Legion Riders from multiple posts in central Alabama gathered for the 16th Annual 911 Commemorative Ride at B.W. Howell Post 171 in Birmingham. The group traveled a scenic route together before finishing the ride at Post 107 in Leeds, Ala.
American Legion members, including American Legion Riders, from across Indiana gathered at the Department of Indiana headquarters and arrived at the Indiana 9/11 Memorial in downtown Indianapolis en masse for a ceremony to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Army Chief of Staff Gen. James C. McConville presented a long-overdue Purple Heart to Osceola “Ozzie” Fletcher during a ceremony at Fort Hamilton Army Garrison on June 18. Fletcher, a Black D-Day combat veteran who was wounded in Normandy and waited more than 77 years for the Purple Heart he was due, is a member of William E. Sheridan American Legion Police Post 1059 in Brooklyn.