2014 Legionnaire of the Year

Hayton

Tyrel W. “Terry” Hayton has been a member of Lloyd Williams Post 41 for five years.  Even though he has been a member for a relatively short time, he has been active in the Post’s programs and activities since day … Continue reading

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Post History Project

Historian Bob Ferrebee

On February 17th, a team from The American Legion National Headquarters in Indianapolis came to Berryville to interview Adjutant/Historian Bob Ferrebee about Post 41′s history page on the Legion’s Centennial Celebration web site. The team included Holly Soria, Legion Art … Continue reading

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Honor Flights

HFCR Logo

Honor Flight Network is a non-profit umbrella organization with local chapters and subgroups. It is dedicated to transporting as many United States military veterans as possible to Washington, D.C. to see the memorials of the respective war(s) they fought in … Continue reading

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VAMC Virginia Day

Commander Mike Linster presenting Dottie Hough with a check for $250.

On February 11th, the Martinsburg VA Medical Center hosted a Virginia Day Program. This is an annual event during the National Salute to Hospitalized Veterans Week. This is an opportunity for local veterans’ organizations to meet some of the patients … Continue reading

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Middle School Essay Contest

Legionnaire Ed Novak presenting Sophie Kedzierski with a certificate and $25 check for winning the Middle School Essay Contest.

Each year, the Department of Virginia sponsors a Middle School Essay Contest that is open to all middle school students within the sponsoring jurisdiction of established American Legion Posts. The essay must start out with the phrase: “I like living … Continue reading

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