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September 13, 2021
Frank L. Carbaugh Greencastle American Legion Post 373 honors Vietnam veterans

Greencastle, PA On July 24, 2021, Frank L. Carbaugh Greencastle American Legion Post 373, a VWV 50th Commemorative Partner, held a pinning ceremony/banquet for Vietnam veterans, families and survivors. In attendance were the Greencastle mayor, post officers, the chaplain (who is a chaplain for the fire department and a Vietnam veteran), the Greencastle VFW commander, […]

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September 12, 2021
Memorial underway to honor resident veterans from Revolutionary War to present

Architect’s rendition of the Northwestern Lehigh Veterans Memorial Symbolism includes a circle of 11 6-foot-high granite panels, engraved with patriotic quotations and War Periods with names in alphabetical order listed in the war they served, clockwise from the Revolutionary War to the War on Terrorism; a bronze American eagle guarding the entrance; a 21-foot-diameter white […]

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September 11, 2021
Nebraska police sergeant, Pennsylvania firefighter honored in Phoenix

Nebraska police sergeant, Pennsylvania firefighter honored in Phoenix By Steven B. Brooks SEP 01, 2021 A Nebraska police officer and a Pennsylvania firefighter were honored by The American Legion on Sept. 1 during the organization’s national convention in Phoenix. The National Law Enforcement Officer of the Year was presented to Omaha (Neb.) Sgt. Daniel Martin, a […]

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September 10, 2021
American Legion honors victims from 9/11 Pentagon attack

American Legion honors victims from 9/11 Pentagon attack By Mackenzie Wolf SEP 09, 2021 American Legion Past National Commander Richard Santos returned to the Washington, D.C., area on Sept. 8 to lay a wreath honoring the 184 lives lost at the Pentagon during the terrorist attack on Sept. 11, 2001. On that day, Santos was the […]

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September 10, 2021
Friends remember PNC DiFrancesco as a ‘wonderful’ human being and ‘Legionnaire’s Legionnaire’

By Steven B. Brooks SEP 09, 2021 When Dominic D. DiFrancesco was campaigning for American Legion national commander, one of his stops was in Massachusetts. It was there that Past National Commander John P. “Jake” Comer, knowing DiFrancesco’s Italian heritage, took his guest to the North End, known as Boston’s Little Italy. “He was a […]

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