American Legion firing squads are kept busy throughout
the year .
remembering those who served our country.
Chief photographer Chuck Oedsma tried to keep track
of Legion post 52's 'F' troop this past year for this
Veteran's day Eyepiece.
Its purpose is to, to honor fallen veterans.
It is a commitment.
And uh, you have to really be devoted in order to
Its very scary when the guns go off.
I think we've lost about 20 this year.
Of our own members, and some of them are members of
Its very moving when they shoot the guns.
You know the flag and all.
I hope everyone that served in any copacity can have
that kind of a tribute.
It gets very emotional.
Of course Taps is emotioinal to begin with.
We've played it many times, and still brings tears
to our eyes.
If we've got some veterans out there that would like
to become part of the squad they certainly would be,
welcome them aboard with no problem.
Squad, fall out.
As you heard .
Post 52's 'F' troop is always looking for interested
people who want to serve on the squad.
If you or someone you know is interested .
you can call Post 52 at 7-8-2 .