Monthly Archives: July 2012

Easy Campsite Flag Pole

Post 41 Service Officer Will Nelson is an avid RVer who enjoys traveling around our great country in his large recreational vehicle.  Will is also a proud Army veteran who likes to fly our country’s flag at his campsites.  In … Continue reading

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World War II In The Caribbean

(By John Mallery) In 1926, William C. “Bill” Groot was born into a Navy family.   His father served over thirty years in the Navy and retired at the rank of Chief Warrant Officer.  One of his uncles also served in … Continue reading

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B-17 Flying Fortress Tour

Aluminum Overcast, the Experimental Aircraft Association’s restored B-17 bomber, will descend upon Leesburg Executive Airport in Leesburg, Virginia, on August 17-19 as part of its 2012 “Salute to Veterans” national tour.  Flights and ground tours will be available. Since EAA … Continue reading

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Department Convention

The 93rd Annual Convention of the Department of Virginia was held on July 20-22, 2012, at the Holiday Inn Koger Center in Richmond.  Commander Mike Linster and Adjutant Bob Ferrebee represented Post 41 at the convention.  Post 41 received several … Continue reading

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NALPA Media Awards

Post 41 was recently informed that The Post Dispatch newsletter has won “Second Place” in the national “2012 Media Awards” competition for small posts.  The award is presented by the National American Legion Press Association. Newsletters and other publications were … Continue reading

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