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VJ Day September 2 1945

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On August 14, 1945, it was announced that Japan had surrendered unconditionally to the Allies, effectively ending World War II. Since then, both August 14 and August 15 have been known as “Victory over Japan Day,” or simply “V-J Day.” The term has also been used for September 2, 1945, when Japan’s formal surrender took place aboard the U.S.S. Missouri, anchored in Tokyo Bay. Coming several months after the surrender of Nazi Germany, Japan’s capitulation in the Pacific brought six years of hostilities to a final and highly anticipated close


Watch Duty – Traveling Vietnam Wall

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The Vietnam Memorial Traveling Wall will be in Plano, in the parking lot of Grace Outreach Center on the NW corner of Parker & Preston Rd, from Thursday September 8 thru Sunday, September 11, and we have been asked by Post 321 Plano to help provide “watch duty” while it is on display.

There are many time slots left without volunteers to pull a watch.
We are asking for 2 hours of your time for those who gave their all for our country. If you can pull a 2 hour watch please reply to one of the below for open time slots.
Mark: mondolimbo@verizon.net
Dave: dirtydave98@verizon.net


Tailgate Party & Concert by “JC AllStars” & “Operation Rock the Troops

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9/11 Patriot Day

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Happy-Veterans-Day-2014-Pictures-Photos-Pics-GraphicsAmerican Legion, Peter J Courcy Post 178
has been very active this Veteran’s Day starting on Nov 8th at the City of Frisco Community Parade which honors Veterans of Frisco. We are compiling a list of activities attended by our Members during November where Veterans were honored. If you are a Post 178 member and you attended an event, email your information and photos to suttonpa@gmail.com

Nov 11 – Lewisville ISD
Facebook page that has about 40 pictures from yesterday but I’m not sure if any our Post Members are in them
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/lewisvilleisd/photos_stream?tab=photos_stream

Nov 11 – Tadlock Elementary – Honors Our Veterans
Post Member Jerry McNamara attended
Twitter Post – https://twitter.com/TadlockElem/status/530723780432494594/photo/1
Pictures posted – https://friscolegion.org/media/photos/nov-11-2014-veterans-day/

Nov 11 – Oak Point Elementary 
Post Member John Allen attended

Nov 11 – Griffin Middle School
Post Member Hal Grant

Nov 11 – Maus Middle School
Post Members – Jerry McNamara, Jon McSwain (potential new member), Mike & Marilyn Strand, Chris & Valerie Jackson, Fred Rogers, Delbert Parsons, Dave Fautheree, Terry Meyering, Harold Brown & wife Carolyn, Audie Adkins (Frisco ISD) & vet husband
Picture Posted – https://friscolegion.org/media/photos/nov-11-2014-veterans-day/
Twitter Post – https://twitter.com/MausMS

Nov 11 – Hicks Elementary – Might be on the Lewisville ISD
Post Member John Clark

Nov 10 – Dedication of Peter J Courcy’s portrait at Collin County Courthouse
Fred Rogers, Mike Strand, George Sutton, Delbert Parsons, Tony Sanniola, Joe Schneider
Pictures posted – https://friscolegion.org/media/photos/dedication-of-peter-j-courcys-portrait-at-collin-county-courthouse/

Nov 8 – Frisco Community Parade
Grand Marshall – Bob Smith
Parade Staff – Lee Myrben
Color Guard – Dave Fautheree, Norm Burgess, Delbert Parsons, Terry Meyering
POW Flag – Steve Elliott
Post Flag – Brett Ragsdale and Phyllis Sutton
American Legion Riders – George Sutton and Steve Kauffman
Pictures Posted – https://friscolegion.org/media/photos/nov-8-2014-frisco-parade/

Nov 7 – Sparks Elementary
Dave Fautheree, Fred Rogers and Terry Meyering
Pictures Posted – https://friscolegion.org/media/photos/sparks-elementary/