Valley American Legion posts honor lives lost on 9/11 during 20th anniversary


WASILLA — American Legion Post 35 in Wasilla and Post 15 in Palmer honored the lives lost in the 9/11 terror attack during the 20th anniversary Saturday, Sept. 11.

Each post held its own ceremony with members and visitors from across the Valley.

Post 15 held a ceremony with speaker presentations, video clips, and a community barbeque.

“I thought it went really well,” According to Post 15 Finance Officer, Don Maupin said.

“We experience brief moments of unity following horrific terrorist attacks… What occurred on 9/11 was indeed tragic. But, the legacy of those lost on that day need not be so… Richard Santos was the National Commander of the American Legion

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