American Legion National Commander Daniel Seehafer and American Legion Auxiliary National President Lisa Williamson joined other organizations to lay wreaths at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during Veterans Day observances at Arlington National Cemetery. Photo by Vinny Mwano/The American Legion
American Legion National Commander Jim Troiola honors combat leaders, including Brig. Gen. Theodore Roosevelt Jr.’s Statue of Liberation during observances of the World War II liberation of France. In Normandy, the national commander and top U.S. military leaders saluted the sacrifices necessary to rid the world of Nazi tyranny in the days leading up to the 79th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.
Blowing snow and freezing temperatures didn’t stop members of Leighr A. Wright American Legion Post 53 and the Hillsdale, Mich., community from honoring veterans in local cemeteries by placing wreaths on their gravesites.