They were farmers, surgeons, a professor, even the president of the Marine Corps baseball team. One was a man in his 50s, already wounded, who had "no business being on the front lines." They were 49 men with one thing in common: they never came home. Today, most Marylanders couldn't tell you their stories. That's because 100 years after the war ended, we're too busy fighting for what those heroes died to give us: freedom.

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Members of American Legion Sponsored Boys and Girls State gather at South Carolina Capital steps to celebrate their week at Boys or Girls State and Graduation.
Members of American Legion Sponsored Boys and Girls State gather at South Carolina Capital steps to celebrate their week at Boys or Girls State and Graduation.

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Boys State, a program of the American Legion, was held at Anderson University on Sunday, June 9th, 2019.

This year's participants learned the rights, privileges and responsibilities of franchised citizens. The training is objective and centers on the structure of city, county and state govenments.

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Disabled Veterans 6093

Veterans and members of Disabled American Veterans Chapter #1 meet the first Saturday of the month in Mauldin located on 101 East Butler Road in Mauldin, SC.

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Post 214 Receives Award 3030

At the South Carolina Department of the American Legion State Convention held in Columbia, SC. Major Rudolf Anderson, Jr. Post 214 received a plaque for Reaching and Exceeding the 100% membership for 2019. Chaplain Jack Dorn accepted the award on behalf of Post 214. Left to right: Department of SC Commander John Britt, District 5 Commander Jack Wright, Department 2nd Vice Commander Roberta C. Poulos and Post 214 Chaplain Jack Dorn.

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John Britt 3055

Mrs. Judy Britt places the American Legion Department of SC Immediate Past Commander Pin on her husband John Britt at the closing ceremony of the 101st Department of SC Convention.

Pinning by wife 3069

Mrs. Walt Richardson places the American Legion Department of SC Commanders Pin on her husband's lapel.

Switch of Gavel 3086

American Legion Department of SC Immediate Past Commander John Britt presents the Commander's Gavel to newly elected Department Commander Walt Richardson from Chapin Post 193.

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