On Sept. 17, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission and members of the Eisenhower family dedicated a long-waited national memorial in Washington, D.C., to the World War II supreme allied commander and 34th president.
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 200 in Hampstead, Md., hosted a luminary display to honor the victims of 9/11 and in remembrance of POW/MIA awareness day. The display at The American Legion Post 200 Pavilion in Hampstead, Md., provided a safer alternative to the Auxiliary Unit's annual POW/MIA candlelight vigil.
The American Legion Department of Indiana donated $50,000 to the expansion of the 911 Memorial in downtown Indianapolis, during a ceremony at the Indiana War Memorial on Friday, September 11. Photos by Ben Mikesell
Members of Emerson Marshall Sherwood American Legion Post 213 and other volunteers read the names of 9,873 Missouri service members who died during WWII to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of VJ Day at Sylvan Springs Park in St. Louis, Mo.