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Missing Tags Returned

Commander Mike Watts of Post 29, Zanesville, presenting Winnie Parker with missing dog tags from her Uncle Glenn M. Hupp. Mr. Hupp served on the battlefields in France during World War I. The dog tags were found in the Soissons region of France.

Post 52 Auxiliary recognition

On Friday, November 13, Post 52 gave an award to Vicky Sochor, President of the Auxilliary Unit 52, for all her hard work and dedication to Post 52. Pictured (L-R): Dick Johnson, Vicky Sochor, Bill Wilson, and Post 52 Commander Ron Parker.

Post 52 dedicates Flag

On Veteran's Day, 2015, The American Legion Post 52 dedicated a new flag and flag pole in the city park.

Winter Conference

At the 11th District Winter Conference, held at Russell Chadwick Post 389 in Beverly, Department Commander Jim Campbell and other state officers were present to speak about Department building repairs, remodeling, new Legion Department Adjutant, detailing his Legion car, his personal car, and the redesign of the Department website.

Ditch Digging

Post 641 working on phase 1 of constructing handicap accessible restrooms. Connecting to city sewer was the first step. Pictured in the ditch are John Robinson (Post Finance Officer) and Willie Bond (SAL Member). In the background are several regular members, SAL and Auxiliary.

Christmas Party

Post 641 hosted a Christmas party for area children as well as delivering gifts to veterans in a nearby assisted living facility. Pictured are: Mr and Mrs Claus, (Butch Vincent, Post 1st Vice Commander and wife Patty Vincent, Aux. Sgt at Arms. Standing (L-R) are: Beth Cain (Post Adjutant and Post Commanders wife), Devon Appold (SAL), Robin Archer (Aux.), Rhonda Moore (Aux. Second Vice), Caroline Smith (Aux.), Shannon Holt (Aux. Historian), Pam Oliver (Aux), Sharon Jackson (Aux. Secretary and wife of Department 2nd Vice Commander, Dave Jackson), and Connie Elliott (Aux.).

Post 750 Parade Special Olympics

At right, Lowell Post 750 leading the Marietta Veteran's Day Parade. Below, Post 750 Commander, Robert McIntyre, gives the Post's gift to Ewing School (in Marietta) for local Special Olympics in July 2015.

Zanesville Post 29 Dinner

Veterans of Post 29, Zanesville, listening to Commander Mike Watts thanking the American Legion Riders and Ladies Auxiliary for sponsoring and serving a Veteran's Dinner on November 8, 2015.