Newly minted Medal of Honor recipient and American Legion Edward W. Thompson Post 49 member James McCloughan helped dedicate the Michigan Veterans Memorial Wall at the post in South Haven, Mich. Photos by Robert Franklin/The American Legion
D.IN.O, Do Indiana Outdoors, holds 5K and 15K trail runs as well as mountain bike competitions at Griffin Bike Park in Terre Haute, Ind., on Saturday, Jun. 24, 2017. Griffin Bike Park is named after Sgt. Dale R. Griffin, a Terre Haute native who was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2009. Photos by Lucas Carter/The American Legion
For 80 years, the Royal Canadian Legion and the American Legion have been honoring those who gave the ultimate sacrifice, together. Marching across the border, they exchange flags, play each country's national anthem and march back to Sherwood, N.D. for more Memorial Day services.