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McLean High senior a three-time oratorical champ

Saehee Perez, a McLean High School senior, recently won the American Legion Post 270 Oratorical Contest for the third year in a row. Perez won $300 and will compete Jan. 22 at the 17th District Oratorical Contest in McLean against...

Veterans Day ceremony looks at contributions of women to military service

From teaching her foreign languages to pushing her to her physical limits, the U.S. Army forged Phyllis Wilson’s character over her 37-year career. Wilson described at American Legion Post 270’s annual Veterans Day commemoration, held Nov. 11 at McLean High...

American Legion Post sets Memorial Day ceremony in McLean

American Legion Post 270 in McLean will hold its annual Memorial Day event on May 30 at 11 a.m. at the McLean High School Memorial Garden, 1633 Davidson Road. The program’s guest speaker will be Brett Reistad, past national commander...

McLean American Legion post wins round in zoning dispute

The Fairfax County Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) voted 4-1 April 27 to overturn the zoning administrator’s ruling that American Legion Post 270 in McLean improperly was operating as a banquet-and-reception hall. Surrounding residents have complained about noise, loitering, late-night...

American Legion post lauds students’ oratorical skills

A pair of McLean High School students recently won prizes in the annual oratorical contest sponsored by American Legion Post 270 in McLean. McLean High junior Saehee Perez won the won the $50 top prize and will compete Jan. 23...

McLean ceremony honors veterans who served with honor

A sizable contingent of the McLean community flocked to a Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11 at the Memorial Grove at McLean High School to honor people past and present who have served in the nation’s Armed Forces. American Legion Post...

McLean Post 270 names Legionnaire of Year

During the June 22 general meeting of American Legion Post 270 in McLean, past National Cmdr. Brett Reistad presented the Post 270 Legionnaire of the Year Award to Jonathan “Jon” Berkson. Berkson has managed the post’s Distinguished Speaker Program since...

American Legion post, civic leader receive legislative kudos

It took an extra year because of pandemic-related delays, but American Legion Post 270 in McLean and its former commander, W. Glenn Yarborough, on May 19 finally received ceremonial copies of honorary resolutions passed last year by the General...

Memorial Day ceremony will carry on in McLean

American Legion Post 270 in McLean invites the public to attend its annual Memorial Day service on May 31 at 11 a.m. at the legion’s memorial garden near McLean High School’s Davidson Road entrance. This year’s keynote speaker will be...
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