The American Legion is celebrating 100 years of service to its military men and women, their spouses and children. Appomattox’s Post 104 will be commemorating the event at 6:30 p.m. March 25 at their regular meeting.
Post 104 has been serving veterans and their families since 1919 — that’s 100 years and as long as the American Legion has been around. It’s a fact that local veterans such as Buck Owen take pride in.
Owen, a longtime member and leader in the American Legion, served in the Navy for 28 years, from the time he was 17.
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