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Department of Virginia
Grand du Virginia
17th District
Post 162

"Still Serving America" is the motto of The American Legion. Veterans who continue their service to America by still serving their communities. Veterans whose involvement in the community creates and supports the feeling of camaraderie which makes The American Legion the nation's largest and the most respected organization of wartime veterans. 

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At the 2005 Junior Shooting Sports Program Tournament, Dennis LaPorte, Chairman- JSSP, was awarded the Department of the Army Commander's Award for Public Service.  The award reads:

"For exceptional meritorious support to the Army JROTC programs and the Junior Shooting Sports Program of Fairfax County, Virginia.  His tireless efforts in obtaining resources, teaching safe marksmanship and support for Regional Competitions has resulted in a higher standard for all Marksmanship programs.  Mr. LaPorte's dedication and commitment to excellence reflects great credit upon himself, American Legion Post 162 and the American Legion."

The award citation and medals may be viewed by clicking the image below.  Return here by closing that window.

Photos from the Tournament may be viewed  by clicking the image below.  Close that window to return here.

Other JSSP photos are here.


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