Yearly Archives: 2016

Happy Holidays

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to our Post 41 family and friends! To our men and women in uniform, to our 22 million veterans, and all your families, best wishes for a joyous holiday season, and heartfelt thanks for the … Continue reading

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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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Remembrance Concert

On December 7th from 12:30 p.m. until 1:00 p.m., Beverly Clark, Music Director of the Front Royal Presbyterian church, 115 Luray Avenue, Front Royal will present what she calls a Concert of Remembrance. This concert will honor those who lost their … Continue reading

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Just A Common Soldier

Just A Common Soldier, also known as A Soldier Died Today, is one of the most popular poems on the Internet. Written and published in 1987 by Canadian veteran and columnist A. Lawrence Vaincourt, it now appears in numerous anthologies, … Continue reading

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2016 Veteran Of the Year

The Berryville-Clarke County Veteran of the Year is awarded to an individual who has made significant contributions to our community since military service. A veteran who has the personal qualities of honor, leadership, compassion and commitment. In other words, a … Continue reading

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