Frankenmuth American Legion Post 150 Honors One of their own.

By Christiane Keilhofer The Frankenmuth American Legion Post 150 honored Mr. Chester Geno, a WWII veteran with recognition for his military. Pictured are Post Chaplain James Miller, United States Army National Guard, Ralph Haubenstricker, Richard Kirchner, Post Commander John Warnick, and Paul DeSander.   Front row, Chester Geno.  The presentation took place at Independence Village, with … Read more

2019 U.P. Winter Tour Starts January 20 in Newberry

The 2019 Annual Commander’s Winter U.P. Tour begins at the Newberry American Legion Post ( 7964 STATE HWY M 123) on Sunday, January 20.   Department Commander Striggow will be accompanied by Department President Williamson and Detachment Commander LaMunyon for the week-long event.  Take the opportunity to meet the department commander. What are tours meant to … Read more

Another Veteran Passes, and Memories and History Are Lost Forever

By Clyde Sinclair, Scouting Chairman, Department of Michigan About four years ago I came across the Library of Congress’ “Veterans History Project” and thought it would be a great idea if I would interview my uncle who lived in the Detroit area.  Uncle Jack enlisted into the Army upon his graduation from Midland High School, … Read more