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Leo Carey American Legion Post 56 - Albert Lea

142 North Broadway

Albert Lea, Miepnnesota 56007

(507) 373-7993

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Freeborn County Veterans were well represented at the 2017 Freeborn County Fair.  Preceding each grandstand event show veterans presented the Colors.

On August 5th, below, Sheriff Kurt Freitag carried the American Flag from the grandstand seating area and handed off the flag to Ron Sickels, representing the Freeborn County VFW Post 447.

Other members of the Color Guard were Tim Donahue, VFW Post 447 who called commands, Albert Allen, American Legion Post 56, and David Olson, American Legion Post 56.

 

 

 

Post 56 Installation of Officers Ceremonies were held June 19

 

Incoming Post 56 Commander Paul Nolette

Outgoing Commander Robert Friday

Robert Friday congratulates Post 56 Commander Paul Nolette

1st District representative Jim Kellogg addresses officers installation

1st District Commander Les Shaunce, 1st District officers Roland Hanson & Arnold Troe

Post 56 First Vice Commander Jeff Olson, Jim Kellogg, Les Shaunce, Roland Hanson, Arnold Troe, Post 56 Commander Paul Nolette

 

 

 

Flag Retirement Ceremony June 11, 2017

 

 

Memorial Day Activities 2017

 

 

 

 

 

Honoring Glaydon Iverson

 

 

 

Congratulations Bernie Priebe 2017 Post 56 Legionnaire of the Year

 

Pictured L-R: Roger Bakken, Bill Goette ,Bernie Priebe and Dave Skogheim at Post 56 Legionnaire of the Year Presentation ceremonies.

 

 

 

Post 56 Legionnaire of the Year and Continuous Membership Recognition Ceremonies were held April 17

70 Year Member: Donald K. Drommerhausen

60 Year Members:  Harold Bolinger, Raymond J Cochlin, Roland Green, Leo C Sukow, John "Jay" Johnsrud

50 Year Members:  Jerome E Arett, John M Foss, Robert J Johnson, James L Madson, Richard K Rierson, David A Skogheim, David K Elvebak,

Ernest C Halvorson, Larry Lestrud, Kenneth L Nelson, Warren Severtson, Gary S Wangen, Alf D Wiik

 

 

 

Post 56 Honor Guard members recently participated in a veteran's committal ceremony at the Preston State Veterans Cemetery in Preston, Minnesota.

 

 

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