Memorial Day Parade
Many groups attended the ceremonies at Patriots Park.
Yorktown Post #1009 Color Guard stands by.
At Jack DeVito Veterans Memorial Park our members pause
for those who never returned.
Post Cmdr John Giacomini emceed the ceremonies at the
Post Cmdr John Giacomini and Brick Chairman John Gunn
explain the donations and the brick program to the community.
Our Post held its annual Brick Dedication ceremony following
the parade ceremonies.  $2,500 was donated to local
veterans-related charities.
Yorktown Supervisor Ilan Gilbert addresses the crowd.
Town Clerk Diana Quast, Post Cmdr John Giacomini, and
Town Supervisor Ilan Gilbert made their remarks.
Brigadier General Donald Singer was our guest speaker for the
One donation was accepted by James Rathschmidt of the
'United For the Troops' organization for their morale boosting
packages sent to US military personnel deployed around the
Our Post's Legionnaires stand ready to honor those who have
fallen in America's Wars and Conflicts.
Ceremonies following the parade were well attended.
Our Yorktown High School Band plays.
Somers MS Living History Day - SAL #1009 member Bill
Wienecke (dressed as George Washington) conducts and annual
program on US history and the military which Post members
take part in each year.
Post Cmdr John Giacomini emceed the Ceremonies.
Commemorative Brick Dedication
One donation was accepted by Paula Muritello of the 'My
Brother Vinny' organization for their work providing veterans
with free furniture to get them started when released from VA
Our Sons of the American Legion Squadron also made
donations to the veteran-related charities in our community
from the funds raised from their fundraiser breakfasts to 'My
Brother Vinny; United for the Troops;  the Military Order of
the Purple Heart; and the Hudson Valley Honor Flight
Other Memorial Day Week Events
Cmdr Giacomini and Post Chaplain Tom Einwich were invited
by the 'Mended Sword' organization to tour the USS New York
during Fleet week.