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Bluffton Post thanks contributors

Bluffton American Legion Post 382 thanked all of the sponsors for their donations to the post's 4th Annual Golf Tournament. The event raised $6,000 to support the following charities: Honor Flight of North West Ohio, Wounded Warrior Project, Sonny Zimmerman Family of Waynesfield, Bluffton Diamond Sports, Allen County Veterans Food Pantry, Boy Scout Troop 256, Bluffton Girl Scouts, Bluffton Food Pantry, Post Oratorical, and Allen County Blue Star Mothers.


Posting the Colors

American Legion Heiland Post 446 does the color guard for each Anna home football game. When an Anna military graduate is home on leave they are invited to participate in the color guard ceremony. Pictured above are James Koppin, Lance Gephart, Gary Sollmann, and Linda Schrage.


First Place Honors at Minster Oktoberfest

Taking first place honors at the 2013 Oktoberfest Parade in Minster was the float entered by Minster Post 387 depicting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers. Pictured with the award-winning float are Department Historian Virgil Arlling and Patrick Hoying, a former guard at the Tomb.


De Graff flag retirement

Post 652 held a flag burning ceremony on June 15 at their Post in De Graff. Pictured (L to R) are: Past Post Commander Denny Brown, Richard Wilgus, Post Commander Ronnie Helminger, Danny Grow, Charles Jackson, and Post Adjutant Donald Roach.


Post 217 awards A&G students

Past Department Treasurer Charles Craynon and Sidney Post 217 Commander Tom Clay present certificates, checks, and Legion pins to Post A&G test winners. Pictured, from left to right, are Aaron Jenson, Craynon, Rhett Rosengarten, Clay, and Emily McCrockey.


Final Salute

Past Department Treasurer Charles Craynon salutes the Sidney Post 217 Commander as Craynon and two Troop 97 Boy Scouts present unserviceable flags for disposal. The scout troop disposed of over 2,000 flags from Graceland Cemetery. Pictured, from left to right, are: Tenderfoot Scout Blake Blankenship, Craynon, and First Class Scout Coltin Rose.