MONROE, CT — Veterans, whose service spanned different decades and military conflicts, shared their stories and experiences with Masuk High School students Wednesday, in what is an annual school tradition around Veterans Day. Read More
MONROE, CT — Sunlight shimmered off the water of Great Hollow Lake Saturday morning and pink and white flowering trees were in full bloom near the pavilion, where American Legion and Auxiliary members gathered for the annual Third District Kids’ Walk to benefit the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford. Read More
Editor’s Note: This writer, Jan Larsen, is senior vice-commander of American Legion Post 176.
MONROE, CT — American Legion Post 176 picked up old grave flags for proper retirement on a sunny Saturday afternoon, while installing around 700 new flags to adorn six town cemeteries in red, white and blue. Read More
Jan Larsen was serving as a generator operator and mechanic in the Army during a tour with the DaNang Signal Company, part the the 37th Signal Battalion, in Vietnam, when he heard the news of U.S. Read More