It was a truly historic day for Post 44. Paula Stephenson, National Vice Commander , came to visit and see how the little post can do things most big posts cannot. This was the first visit by a National Officer in our 100 year history. The weather was perfect and our street flags fluttered perfectly in the wind. We showed off our Veteran's Memorial , Our Flags and Our Community. Our Mayor, Ron Onslow, bragged about..
Ridgefield's 4th July parade this year honored American participation in WW1 and the 100 year Anniversary of The American Legion. Post 44 is just a few years short of 100. The Grand Marshal of the Parade was 96 year old , Dorothy Dwyer. Dorothy served on General Eisenhower's staff in North Africa. She is a member of Post 44. Our Color Guard was spectacular.