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 In-State Legacy Run, an annual cross-state fundraising ride to various cities and Posts.
- Rolling Thunder, the annual POW/MIA rally in Washington on Memorial Day weekend.
- Local charity events in support of The American Legion and local communities.
- Local memorial ceremonies, community parades, and escorting fallen Veterans.
May 15-16, 2021 – Virginia In-State Legacy Run Leadership Ride
June 1, 2021 – Virginia In-State Legacy Run Registration Cutoff
June 24-26, 2021 – Virginia In-State Legacy Run
ALR Forms and Information
About The Committee
Chairman: Jim Althouse (284)
Vice Chairman: Rob Phelps (325)
Safety/Road Captain: Andrew Johnson (320)
Adjutant: Adrian L. Klaas (284)
EAST: Tim Walters (320), Asst: Randy Gunn (284)
WEST: Phillip Shepard (325)
NORTH: Dennis Madtes (176), Asst: Fred Santiago (290)
Members: Don Forshey (25), Bruce Eades (74), Kyle Weiss (148), Sean Devlin (25), Brad Harter (284)
Chairman Emeritus: Chuck Talley (144)
Advisory Consultant: Jimmy Jones (368)
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.
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