Monthly Archives: April 2011

World War I Nurse

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Nannie Gray McDonald Eustaphieve was a member of a prominent Virginia family.  Her father, Captain William Naylor McDonald, had served as an officer with the 11th Virginia Cavalry during the Civil War.  He was also a noted educator and author. … Continue reading

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What Is A Doughboy?

Frank W. Buckles, "America's Last Doughboy"

Each weekday morning, a group of local retirees meet at Jane’s Lunch in Berryville for morning coffee and fellowship.  At a recent meeting of the Coffee Club, the conversation centered on Frank W. Buckles, the last American veteran of World … Continue reading

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National Marine Corps Museum

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American Legion Post 41 and VFW Post 6790 sponsored a bus trip to the National Museum of the Marine Corps at Quantico, Virginia, on Tuesday, April 19, 2011.  Schrock Tours provided the bus at a discount rate and the driver … Continue reading

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2011 Legionnaire Of The Year

2011 Legionnaire of the Year Tom Bundy (on the left) being congratulated by Commander Bill Overbey.

Thomas J. Bundy has been a member of Lloyd Williams Post 41 for six 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 one. … Continue reading

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2011 Awards Dinner

Past Department Commander Bob Pope, Department Commander Mike Mitrione, Post Commander Bill Overbey, and District Commander John Kokernak.

On April 9th, our annual Awards & Recognition Dinner was held at the John H. Enders Fire Company.  About 175 members of our Legion family attended this year’s dinner.  We were honored to have Department of Virginia Commander Mike Mitrione … Continue reading

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