2016 Scholarship Winners

Scholarship

Post 41 has awarded academic scholarships to two graduating seniors from Clarke County High School. Each $2,000 scholarship will be paid to the students’ college accounts prior to the beginning of the second semester. The recipients of this year’s scholarships … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Activities

Flags

Flags on Veterans’ Graves: On Saturday, May 28th, U.S. flags will be placed on the graves of veterans buried in Clarke County cemeteries. Volunteers are needed to assist with the placement of flags at Green Hill Cemetery. If you would … Continue reading

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Clarke County’s First Aviation Hero

John Rolfe Castleman
Virginia Tech (1921)

First Lieutenant John Rolfe Castleman was Clarke County’s first aviation hero. While serving with the 99th Aero Squadron of General John J. Pershing’s American Expeditionary Forces during World War I, he had a terrific battle with twelve German airplanes high … Continue reading

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2016 Legionnaire of the Year

George Odell

George C. O’Dell has been a member of The American Legion for twenty-two years and a member of Lloyd Williams Post 41 for the past nineteen years.  In 2004, George started volunteering one day a week at the Veterans Administration’s … Continue reading

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Awards Dinner

Adjutant Bob Ferrebee presents a plaque Commander Terry Hayton.

On April 9th, our annual Awards & Appreciation Dinner was held at the John H. Enders Fire Company. This was an opportunity to thank the individuals and groups who contributed to another successful year for the Post. About 200 members … Continue reading

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