Wesley Harris Piney Woods Journal Correspondent North Louisiana’s Military Museums Exhibit Mementos of Area’s Participation One way to tour the great state of Louisiana is to plan stops around a theme. You can visit a selection of state parks, art galleries, or antebellum homes. A number of planned tour routes are available online, including at … Continue reading Marching Through Louisiana’s War History
George M. Simmons, Jr. American Legion Post 3 Louisiana will held their semi-annual Flag Retirement Ceremony. The ceremony will be held at the Post at 3215 Rapides Avenue in Alexandria at 9 o'clock on October 20, 2017. Please bring any flags in need of retirement.
SMOKE FREE ENVIRONMENT Bingo is held every Thursday and Friday at 12:30 PM at the American Legion Post Home, 3215 Rapides Avenue. You can contact us at 318-484-1887. In cases of inclement weather or other unexpected events that cause bingo to be cancelled we will post the closure here, on our Facebook page, and on KALB.
Most people have the impression that the American Legion is a place where old Veterans hang out at the bar and tell war stories. That could not be further from the truth. In fact there is no bar at the Post home. The American Legion is a place where veterans and their families come together … Continue reading Post 3
I just wanted to get the day over with and go down to Smokey's. Sneaking a look at my watch, I saw the time, 1655. Five minutes to go before the cemetery gates are closed for the day. Full dress was hot in the August sun. Oklahoma summertime was as bad as ever--the heat and … Continue reading Cemetery Escort Duty