Legionnaires from all over the District braved the extremely cold weather to represent The American Legion in the 2018 Leesburg, VA Christmas Parade. How cold was it? So cold that even the digital cameras had a hard time taking pictures. Leesburg Post 34 led the efforts represented by John Carty, John Ward and Nancy Ward. […]
The American Legion Centennial Gala Happy Holidays, Legion Family members! What better a gift than to buy your loved one a ticket to the Centennial Gala? Give them a chance to get out and have fun. This watershed event is already almost 30% sold out, and hotel rooms at the Marriott are going fast. The […]
Danny S. Goolsby (JROTC Northern Region Vice Chairman) was recognized by National Sgt at Arms Willie Ransom for outstanding leadership in the JRTOC competition program. This honor was provided during the JROTC Drill Meeting at the Department Fall Conference at Williamsburg, VA held 26-28 October.
Posts of the 16th District were well represented at the Manassas, VA 10th Annual Northern Virginia Veterans Parade honoring The American Legion’s 100th Anniversary. The weather turned from rainy and cold to a very pleasant sunshiny day. A full article about the fantastic outcome of the Northern Virginia Veterans Parade is attached. We have also […]
District 16 will have a table for recruiting at the Nations Gun Show, which is great news. Currently John Carty and Joe Dudley are signed up for duty on some or all of the three days. We need volunteers to assist with this effort which will be all-in for the Legion, Virginia, District 16 and […]
Space for riders available for Manassas Veterans Day Parade on Nov 3. Several Legionnaires asked at the 16th District Conference if we would have space available for riders for the Manassas Veterans Day Parade on Nov 3. We have seats available on the 16th District float. We also have been advised that some of the […]
Putting the fun back into the conferences, the 16th District recently held a shooting competition in conjunction with the Fall Conference held at Post 330 in Culpeper. Thanks to the superior hospitality of Post 330, we were allowed to use their members shooting area to play the sounds of freedom while having a little friendly […]
The 2018-2019 District Planning Calendar has been updated for all information provided by the Committee Chairs. In addition, the calendar on the website has been updated with additional details regarding each event. Please share this message with your fellow post members and the link for the District Website and Facebook as well. Please be sure […]
The Virginia Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs will be at a Town Hall on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM, in the Loudoun Government Center, Dulles Room, 1 Harrison St., Leesburg VA.. POC is Thomas Grant Jr., Veterans Services Coordinator, Loudoun County, 571-258-3815.