American Legion’s 100th, Post #77 99th Anniversary Marked by National Commander Visit

National Commander of the American Legion, Brett P. Neistad visited Lexington on Monday, March 18, 2019.
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Article by W. Clay Crook-

National Commander of the American Legion, Brett P. Neistad, has been visiting local posts in celebration of the American Legion’s 100th Anniversary, but for members in Lexington, Tennessee, his visit on Monday, March 18th, was a very special occasion, as Post #77 celebrated its 99th Anniversary. The American Legion was founded in Paris on March 17, 1919, and the post in Lexington was chartered on March 17, 1920. An American Legion cake, decorated with both anniversaries, was made for…

For complete coverage, see the March 20th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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