The United States Congress created the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to lead a nationwide effort to remember America's fallen firefighters. Since 1992, the tax-exempt, nonprofit foundation has developed and expanded programs to honor our fallen fire heroes and assist their families and coworkers. The 38th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service will be held Sunday, October 6, 2019, to … Continue reading Flag at Half-Staff
American Legion Post 3 will conduct a flag retirement ceremony, Saturday 5 October 2019 at 9 am at the Post Home, 3215 Rapides Avenue.
In accordance with, Title 36 U.S. Code § 144(b)(2), the United States flag is to be displayed at half-staff from sunrise until sunset in honor of Patriot Day on Wednesday; paying tribute to the individuals who lost their lives as a result of the terrorist attacks against the United States that occurred on September 11, … Continue reading Flag at Half-Staff
The flag is to be displayed at half-staff in honor and remembrance of the shooting victims in El Pase, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, this past weekend. The flags shall be lowered immediately and remain at half-staff until the expiration of President Donald J. Trump's national directive at sunset on Thursday, August 8, 2019.
The American LegionJuly 23, 2019 The U.S. House passed the bipartisan LEGION Act on Tuesday, extending the recognized wartime era back to Dec. 7, 1941. The LEGION Act — Let Everyone Get Involved in Opportunities for National Service Act — fills in the gaps of war eras and redefines The American Legion’s membership eligibility dates, … Continue reading Congress Approves LEGION Act
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.