Yearly Archives: 2011

Our First Commander

Lewis M. Allen (1896)

On September 23, 1919, a temporary charter was issued for an American Legion Post in Berryville and the charter members began the process of recruiting members and organizing the new Post.  The initial organizational meeting was held on October 30, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Elections

We Need You

The Nominating Committee made up of Past Commanders and chaired by John Harris has started the process of seeking candidates for Post Officer positions for 2012-2014.  Nominations will be submitted to the membership at the April 4th Legion meeting and … Continue reading

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Christmas Dinner

Legionnaires peeling potatoes for the Christmas Dinner.

Post 41 held its annual Christmas Dinner on Saturday, December 10th, at the John Enders Fire Hall.  We had a large turn-out of about 150 members of our Post family.  Brucetown United Methodist Church members prepared the meal that was … Continue reading

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Holiday Activities

Legionnaires Larry Hardesty, George Thompson, Mike Linster, John Baker, and Brianna Kelly "ringing the bell" for the Salvation Army.

  Salvation Army Bell-Ringers On December 2nd, members of Post 41 volunteered to serve as “bell-ringers” for the Salvation Army at the Berryville Food Lion.  Seventeen Legionnaires staffed the Red Kettle collection from 9:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m.  By the … Continue reading

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A Visit To Normandy

The Normandy American Cemetery overlooking Omaha Beach.

By Robert Ferrebee As a young boy growing up in the 1950s, I worshiped the heroics of our World War II soldiers through the movies of Audie Murphy and John Wayne and often played “war games” with my buddies.  Of … Continue reading

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