Please drop by again as we will be adding more pictures.

Post 385 Installation Officers for 2006-2007 held September 24, 2006.

Diane Calfee being installed as Historia by District Vice Commander Billy Gemayel.

Bob Nagle being installed as Chaplain by District Chaplain Jay Walrond.

Joe Motes being installed as Financial Officer by District Financial Officer Ray Blanchette.

Joe Motes being installed as Adjutant by District Chaplain Jay Walrond.

Joe Mora being installed as 1st Vice Commandeer by District Vice Commander Billy Gemayel.

Commanders Roy Schofield and Loretta Young of Post 365 being installed by District Past Commander Helen Gaekle.

Commanders Roy Schofield, Loretta Young and District Past Commander Helen Gaekle celebrate with a bottle of A1 Sauce after the installation.

Post 385 members at the City of Pembroke Pines Veteran's Day picnic. From left to right: David McDonald, 9th District Vice Commander Billy Gameyel, Joe Motes, Diane Calfee, Bob Nagle, Carol Fraser and Armando Lopez.

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The 9th District Past & Present Commanders Ball held on November 11, 2006
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Alexander Nininger Veteran's Home Christmas picnic held on December 2, 2006 with Department Comander George Wehrli in attendance.

Who says our Post Commander does not work!

 

Post Commanders Roy Schofield and Kevin Lounsberry (r) with District Commander Paul Renneisen (2nd from left) serving our veterans.

Attending members at the picnic (left to right), Roy Schofield, Department Commander George Wehrli, Carol Fraser, in wheelchair John Franz, behind is Alberto Darby and his wife Amparo Darby, District Commander Paul Renneisen, Diane Calfee and Joe Motes.

Commander Roy Schofield then presented a copy of the charter to Mr. Leigh Cann, father of Sgt. Adam Cann who accepted on behave of this son. Mr. Cann spoke of his son and of Nathan Bruckenthal who is also buried near his son in Arlington National Cemetery .

Legion Members Cliff Handerhan, Jr from Post 157, Carol Fraser and Joe Motes were in attendance for the opening of the new VA Cemetery in Lantana. The right picture is that of an outdoor chapel.

On May 17th, Post 385 member Stewart Fraser was laid to rest at the newly opened South Florida VA National Cemetery, which was attended by his wife Carol Fraser, and post members Robert Nagle and Joe Motes, plus other friends and guests. The following are photos of the memorial service. This is a beautiful cemetery and to see deers running lose was something else.
2009 District Constitutional Conference

Posts 385 & 220 receive their 100% membership ribbons.

Post Commander Roy Schofield receives the 1st Place JROTC award.

Adjutant Joe Motes received the Adjutant of the Year award (4th straight year).

Commander Roy Schofield receives the revolving Adjutant of the Year plaque.

Commander Roy Schofield receives the Glory Cleary revolving for high membership.

Commander Roy Schofield receives the 100% membership award for Category III.

Our Post's first Boys State student.

Robert Kaupp receives the Boys State medallion from Cmdr Alberto Darby at West Broward High School on April 27th, 2011.

Pembroke Pines Memorial Day ceremonies were held at Fletcher Park, Post 385 members are behind the table for the Veteran's Memorial Bricks to be opens on Veteran's Day at the new Veteran's Park.

Pembroke Pines Memorial Day ceremonies were attended by (L to R) Ray Aguiar, Carol Fraser, Alberto Darby, Stan Cohen, Robert Nagle and Joe Motes.

Memorial Day in Punta Gorda Florida

Post 385 member and Public Relations Officer enjoyed her Memorial Day by visiting the Military Heritage & Aviation Museum in Punta Gorda, Florida.
City of Pembroke Pines 9/11 Ceremonies and YMCA Thank You to the Veterans with volunteer student servers from West Broward High School.

 

Veterans Day November 11, 2011 at Pembroke Pines City Center Park.

Veterans Day November 11, 2011 at Applebee's in Southwest Ranches.

Post 385 1st Annual 5K Run Saluting Veterans.

Runners before start of race.

Sponsor Booths

Registration station

Refreshment table for our runners

One of our runner being supported by the JROTC

Our 5K winners

Everglades High JROTC water table helpers

Post supporters

Col Richardson and 1st Sgt Sosa receives a plaque for their support of our 5K Run.

Members of Post 385 have a get together at Applebees in Southwest Ranches.

Wreaths Across America at South Florida National Cemetery in Lake Worth December 10th, 2011

Christmas gifts at Nininger V.A. Nursing Home in Pembroke Pines

Many items were presented to our Veterans, including a Karaoke player. Legionnaires presented were Joe Motes, Albert Darby, James Tewes and Bob Nagle.

West Broward High School student is present the Boys State award by Post Commander Alberto Darby and Vice Commander James Tewes on April 3rd, 2012.

Pembroke Pines 9/1 Memorial 2012
Post 385 Installation of Officers for 2012

James Tewes is being swore in an the new Post Commander for 2012-2013.

James Tewes is congratulated by District Commander Rick Johnson as the Post new Commander

Original Charter Post Member Col. Dennis Teitge is present with copies of the Post Charter.

Boy Scout Chairman Yolanda Santos and Chaplain Bob Nagle presented Eagle Scout certificates to Eagle Scouts Stephen Cuoco, Jacob Walters and Thomas Diehl, Jr from Troop 224.

Post 385 presented Korean War 60th Anniversary Certificate of Appreciation to the follow Post Veterans (L-R) Robert Angelotti, Lorraine Angelotti, William Davenport, Larry Lehtonen, Stanley Cohen, Carol Fraser, Bailey Cheek and Julian Smalkin. Thirty Three other certificates were mailed out.

Members of Post 385 celebrated Veterans Day at the Pembroke Pines Memorial Park, Diane Calfee, James Tewes, Stanley Cohen, Carol Fraser, Joe Motes, and Yolanda Santos.

Veteran's Day November 11, 2012 at Applebee's Southwest Ranches.

A great meal at Applebee's on Veterans Day with Joe Motes, Stan Cohen, Bob Nagles and James Tewes.

Wreaths Across America across every National Veterans Cemeteries across America, and at the South Florida V.A. National Cemetery, we laid about 11,000 Wreaths, covering almost 95% of all current graves. It was so touching to see rows and rows of wreaths. This is the grave of Post member Frank Dingfelder, Vice Commander of our Post.

Four Chaplains ceremonies at the Coast Guard Station in Dania FL.

This week members of Post 385 enjoyed an evening at Anthony's Coal Stone Pizza, members from left to right are: Teddy Pomerantz, Joe Motes, James Tewes, Yolanda Santos, Carol Fraser, Bob Nagle, Lorraine Angelotti, George Koren, Alberto Darby and Ray Aguiar.

Yolanda Santos, Carol Fraser and James Tewes presented a plaque to the manager of Anthony's Coal Stone Pizza for their donation to our Post for the past 3 years.

Veterans Appreciation Day at the Sunrise V.A. Clinic, 500 chicken wings were given out to our Veterans made possible by American Legion Post 385, DAV Chapter 29 in Pembroke Pines, the Sons and Daughters of the American Revolutions.

Post member Irwin B. Baron, was awarded highest award by the Pembroke Pines Fire Chief at the February Council Meeting, post Commander James Tewes and Post Historian Carol Fraser were present for the ceremonies. The person (2nd from left) was the person saved, Irwin Baron is a 60 year Boy Scout.

Davie FL Orange Blossom parade February 23, 2013 with Robert Angelotti, Teddy Pomerantz, James Tewes, Joe Motes, George Koren and Bob Nagle.

(L) West Broward High JROTC were the 1st Place winners this past weekend at the Broward County Drill Meet. (R) Everglades High JROTC were the 2nd Place winners. Congratulations to both our schools.

On March 20th, 2013, The Boys State medallion was presented to West Broward High School student Christian Jordan Ramsey by Post Commander James Tewes, member Teddy Pomerantz and adjutant Joe Motes.

Photos continued on Post 385 FaceBook.