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

Memorial Day 2021

Once again, the City of Rye will carry on its tradition of honoring deceased veterans on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, 2021.  However, this year due to the COVID-19 guidelines, we will be conducting the ceremony virtually which will air on RYE TV at 10:00 am and throughout the day. The viewing locations for the … More Memorial Day 2021

Unserviceable Flag Ceremony

The Rye Post conducted an Unserviceable Flag Ceremony on October 9, 2020 at the Rye Dept of Public Works facility.  The event had been postponed previously due the Covid guidelines, but we were able to complete yesterday.  Yesterday’s ceremony also follows postponement from earlier in the week due to high winds. Commander Fred de Barros … More Unserviceable Flag Ceremony

Memorial Day 2020

In addition to the virtual/video ceremony accessible below, Commander Fred de Barros, Adjutant/Finance Officer Tim Moynihan, and Legionnaire Terry McCartney laid wreaths this morning at the memorials at Rye City Hall. Following taps being played over a portable audio system, Commander de Barros said a few words and the wreaths were placed at the memorials … More Memorial Day 2020