The American Legion Riders is a program of the American Legion. Membership is open only to members of The American Legion, The American Legion Auxiliary and The Sons of The American Legion. Members must own and ride motorcycles and maintain active membership within The American Legion Family.
American Legion Riders chapters are well known for their charitable work, which has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for local children’s hospitals, schools, veterans homes, severely wounded servicemembers and scholarships. True to the Legion’s grassroots tradition, each chapter manages its programs at the post level, where the best ideas are born. The Riders are part of many projects and events, including:
- The Virginia Legacy Run, an annual cross-state fundraising ride to various cities and Posts.
- Local charity events in support of The American Legion and local communities.
- Local memorial ceremonies, community parades, and escorting fallen Veterans.
June 23-24, 2023 – Virginia Legacy Run
September 29, 30 & October 1, 2023 – American Legion Riders Virginia Rally
ALR Forms and Information
2023 Virginia ALR High Mileage and Safety Award
2023 Virginia ALR High Mileage and Safety Award Letter
2023 Virginia Legacy Run Registration
2023 Virginia Legacy Run Hotel Listings
2023 Virginia Legacy Run Route Plan
2023 Virginia Legacy Run Honorary Road Captain
VA ALR Facebook Page
About The Committee
2022-2023 American Legion Rider Sub-Committee
Chairman: Adrian “Skip” Klaas (284)
Vice Chairman: Philip Shepard (325)
Adjutant: Don Forshey (25)
Safety/Road Captain: Paul Jenkins (284)
EAST: Herbie Williams (221), Asst: Kyle Weiss(148), At-Large: Sam Strater (144) & Steve Sullivan (25)
WEST: Mike Elliott (3), Asst: Ron Krauklis (104), At-Large: Bill Kelton (1097) & HB Hall Jr (8)
NORTH: Dennis Madtes (176), Asst: Brandy Fitzgerald (290), At-Large: Nelson Ritter (21) & Martin Partridge (290)
Chairman Emeritus: Chuck Talley (144)
Advisory Consultant: Jimmy Jones (368) & Randy Gunn (284)
PDC Advisor: Frank Hillyard (77)
The ALR is a program of the American Legion. Membership is open only to members of The American Legion, The American Legion Auxiliary and The Sons of The American Legion. Members must own and ride motorcycles and maintain active membership within The American Legion Family. The American Legion Riders promote the Four Pillars of The American Legion worldwide.