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  • Monday, August 21, 2017

    Parade Helps Kick Off 99th National Convention in Reno

    American Legion National Vice Commander V. James Troiola, a past New York Department commander, and National Commander Charles Schmidt salute as the 99th National Convention parade passes the viewing booth in downtown Reno, Nev. on Sunday, August 20, 2017. (BELOW) The New York delegation marched in the parade, along with Legion Family members from across the country. Photo by Clay Lomneth / The American Legion.

    The Department of New York contingent marches in the convention parade in downtown Reno. Photo by Jim Bojanowski


    ABOVE AND BELOW: Hebert Springs Arkansas Post 64 Commander Louis Gray, left, and Philip Seybert, Jefferson County New York commander, and other members of The American Legion National Security Commission, tour the facilities at Naval Air Station Fallon in Fallon, Nev. on Aug. 19 during the 99th National Convention.. Photos by David Calvert/The American Legion.