A proposal was introduced, by Legionnaire, Tom Regan on September 11, 2012; at Albany, NY's Joseph E. Zaloga American Legion Post 1520. This project is called, "Operation: Please Remember Me".
We will HONOR those Capital Region Veterans, who served in World War II to the present "Overseas Operations" AND who paid the supreme sacrifice, their lives for our freedom.
Flags will be raised on 120 utility poles, with solar lights from Memorial Day to July 4th, each year. On, May 18, 2013, at 12 Noon, the First Annual Observance for these HEROES; a motorcade procession of vehicles and Veteran bikers from local organizations; led by the Gold Star Mothers, Fathers and Gold Star Family Members, will proceed along Route 9 (originally known as, "The Military Highway"), for four miles, to view this wonderful and patriotic sight. Honor Guards from local organizations and schools, will man each post. This will ...read more