Monthly Archives: June 2014

What Makes Our Post Unique?

What comes to mind when you think of an American Legion Post? Many of us imagine an old-fashioned basement bar, smelling of cigarettes, and filled with aging men. However, this stereotype does not entirely apply to Lloyd Williams Post 41. … Continue reading

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2014 Memorial Day Speech

(Lieutenant General Walter E. Buchanan III, USAF, Retired, was the keynote speaker at the May 25, 2014, Clarke County Memorial Day Service held in Rose Hill Park, Berryville, Virginia.) Having spent almost 34 years in uniform, Memorial Day and all … Continue reading

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New Post 41 Officers

At the May 7th Legion meeting, Officers were elected for the next two-year term.  The term for the new officers will be July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2016.  Past Commander Bill Overbey installed the new officers at the June … Continue reading

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A Visit To Normandy

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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2014 Scholarship Recipients

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 scholarships were presented by Vice … Continue reading

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