Post 134 member Don Matina was presented with the legion of Honour by Pascal Soares from the Honorary French Consul on August 11th 2017
The legion of Honour is the highest French order of merit for military and civil merits.
It was established in 1802 by Napoleon Bonaparte.
Post 134 had a nice group participating in the serving of goodies and the distribution of gifts.
On that day we presented a monetary donation of $1500 "Earmarked Christmas Purchasing Fund"
Post 134 preparing the Irondequoit Cemetery for Memorial Day
Several Post Members with the help of Boy/Girl Scouts place Grave Marker Flags on the Veterans Graves.
Commander Elmer Brown and his Daughter Nicole.
Angelo and Josie Laloggia.
Post 134 Parade Chairman Angelo Laloggia and Gerry Deutsch.
Post 134 Color Guard
Left to right: Guard Sergeant Louis Messenger, Dick Butler, Chuck Foster and Ed Bardell.
Honor Flight Group
Honor Flight Veterans
Standing are Honor Flight Veterans Jack Foy and George Haines.
Sitting is Honor Flight Volunteer and Post 134 Member Charles P. Maloney.
WWII Jeep Driven by Roy Navis.
Don can still wear his original uniform !
They have been marching with the Post 134 Parade for the 90th time.
The Towpath Volunteers Fife and Drum Corp
These two have been making it all happen for years !
Getting ready for the ceremony are Post 134 Color Guard Members left to right: Ed Sulewski, Dan O'Connor, Chuck Vancheri, Ed Bardell, Louis Messenger, Dick Butler, Gerry Deutsch and Chuck Foster.
Assembled around Post 134 Memorial and the Flag Pole
Post 134 Members, Police Officers, Firefighters, Town Officials, Boy and Girl Scouts and Citizens.
Commander Elmer Brown expressing his thoughts of the moment and directing the disposal of the tattered flags.
The Boy Scouts dipping the first tattered flag into the flames.
The American legion Certificate of Distinguished Service Award
The National Americanism Commission presented the Irondequoit Post 134 this distinguished award for year after year of it's members always performing to their limits and accomplishing as much as they can for their community and the Veterans in need.
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