RYE TO HONOR ITS WAR DEAD ON MEMORIAL DAY 2022

Once again, the City of Rye will carry on its tradition of honoring deceased veterans on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2022, at Rye City Hall immediately following the Memorial Day parade through town. The Rye American Legion Post Auxiliary is organizing the parade down Purchase Street which will feature Legionnaires, marching bands, cyclists, classic … More RYE TO HONOR ITS WAR DEAD ON MEMORIAL DAY 2022

Rye Post Conducts Unserviceable Flag Ceremony

The Rye American Legion Post 128 conducted our spring Unserviceable Flag Ceremony on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at the Rye Dept. of Public Works facility.  Commander Fred de Barros led the ceremony.  He was assisted by Finance Office/Adjutant Tim Moynihan and Legionnaire Glen Carpinello. Rye Fire Department Lt John Rodrigues and Firefighters Acevedo, Colasacco and … More Rye Post Conducts Unserviceable Flag Ceremony

Valentine’s Day Cards for Veterans

The students at Midland Elementary School in Rye expressed their love of veterans on Valentine’s Day this year. They created a collection of cards which we at the Post delivered to local veterans. We delivered the majority of the cards to hospital bound veterans at Montrose VA Hospital. Thank you Midland students!

Rye Veterans Day 2021

Rye honored its veterans on November 11, 2021 with a ceremony on the Rye City Village Green. This was the first live ceremony in nearly two years due to the pandemic.  The day was a beautiful fall day, cool and sunny. Over 125 people attended the ceremony. Rye American Legion Post 128 Commander Fred de … More Rye Veterans Day 2021

Post Makes Donations to Vets and Rye Community

Rye Post 128 Commander Fred de Barros recently presented a check for $15,000 to Dawn Schall, Medical Director at Montrose Veterans Administration Hospital in Montrose, NY.  In her thank you letter, Dr. Schall writes to the Rye Post, “Thanks to you, VA Hudson Valley Health Care System Veterans will have additional tools to support their … More Post Makes Donations to Vets and Rye Community

Thank You Terry McCartney

We’d like to thank fellow Rye Post 128 Legionnaire Terry McCartney for his donation to the Post as a result of his Memorial Day Hundy Golf Tournament at Rye Golf Club.  Over 70 players and 60+ sponsors participated in the tournament which generated his $12,070 contribution to the Post this week. As in previous years, … More Thank You Terry McCartney

Memorial Day 2021 Wreath Laying

Commander Fred de Barros, Finance Office/Adjutant Tim Moynihan and 2021 Americanism Award Winner, Legionnaire Terry McCartney conducted the wreath laying ceremony at the Rye Memorials this morning. The official Memorial Day ceremony was done virtually and can be seen at this video link: https://ryeny.new.swagit.com/videos/122233. The wreath laying ceremony consisted of the playing of the National … More Memorial Day 2021 Wreath Laying