Monday, February 08, 2016
The Department leaders’ four-day visitation to the 7th District wrapped up in Livingston County on Sunday, Feb. 7, with a mid-afternoon dinner at Conlon Mulvaney Post 1779 in rural Conesus.
The Post Hall is nestled on a tiny hill in the woods. If it weren’t for the two canons and tank standing guard on the rolling, tree-spotted lawns, Department Commander James Yermas said he would have thought he was at one of his favorite hunting camps. (See photo gallery.)
Sunday, February 07, 2016
Operation Comfort Warriors (OCW), the American Legion program to help wounded and injured service members and veterans, was on the mind of Department of New York Commander James Yermas as he swung through the 7th District’s Ontario County Saturday, Feb. 6. (See photo gallery.)
Now it’s on the mind of local Legionnaires and some staffers at the VA Medical Center in Canandaigua.
Friday, February 05, 2016
“We’re making history today,” beamed Past Unit Auxiliary President Maret Rose at Wolcott Post 881.
“This is the very first time we had a visitation at our post.” (See photo gallery.)
Interesting things were happening during the New York State American Legion’s leadership visitation to the 7th District, swinging through Seneca, Wayne, Ontario and Livingston counties Feb. 4-7. (See photo gallery.)
Wednesday, February 03, 2016
MORRISONVILLE — American Legion Post 1619 is hosting its annual three-day Winterfest in this Clinton County community to raise money for veterans’ assistance and to honor corrections and police officers.
The festival runs Friday to Sunday, Feb. 5-7.
The lead stories in the latest issue of The Salvo features the Watervliet Arsenal’s engagement with the American Legion Department of New York. Department Commander James Yermas toured the U.S. Army facility, and Arsenal Commander Col. Lee Schiller spoke at the Legion’s Mid-Winter Conference in Albany.
Click here to read The Salvo, a publication of the U.S. Army’s Watervliet Arsenal.