Sunday, July 07, 2019
It was an American Legion Centennial kickoff to July 5’s game at Citi Field with the New York Mets.
Several Legionnaires were on hand to accept the New York Mets’ Spirit Award, and Department Commander Gary Schacher threw the ceremonial first pitch to Department Adjutant Jim Casey. The Legion leaders extended a special thank-you to Post 1006 of Brentwood for providing the Color Guard.
Sunday, June 30, 2019
The Legion’s New York Legislative Committee provides an update on issues and what the Legion urges NY State to act on. See the June 28th update here.
Friday, June 21, 2019
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Department of New York Commander Gary Schacher called the 7-2 Supreme Court ruling “a victory for freedom.”
Sunday, June 16, 2019
ROCHESTER – Monroe County celebrated American Legion Day at the Rochester Red Wings AAA baseball game on Sunday, June 16.
County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo presented a proclamation to County Vice Commander Charles Clark prior to the start of the game.
“Happy 100th Anniversary to The American Legion…,” Dinolfo declared in a follow-up Facebook post. “It was great to see everyone at the Rochester Red Wings AAA baseball game today. Alongside County (Vice) Commander and Irondequoit’s own Charlie Clark, we proclaimed today to be American Legion Day in Monroe County to recognize the incredible service that Legionnaires provide to their fellow service members, veterans, and our entire community. We are fortunate to have you!”
Friday, June 14, 2019
Department Commander Gary Schacher and Department Legislative Chair Frank LaMarsh appeared on the early morning TV show, Fox & Friends First, today.
They helped to celebrate Flag Day by showing proper flag etiquette — demonstrating the proper folding of Old Glory.