Monday, August 26, 2019
Commander, Color Guard Lead NY Contingent in National Parade
Department of New York Commander Michael McDermott and the Department Color Guard led the New York contingent in the National American Legion Parade through downtown Indianapolis Sunday, Aug. 25. The Vietnam veteran commander rode a scooter as he saluted his way past the reviewing stand.
The New York contingent included the Auxiliary, Sons of the American Legion and Legion Riders.
More than 90 units took part in the parade, including bands and delegations from the American Legion Family across the country.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway President Doug Boles served as grand marshal, while immediate Past National Commander Denise Rohan was honorary grand marshal.