Photos by Raquel Hendrickson

American Legion Post 133 in Maricopa marked the 100th anniversary of the post-World War I founding of the American Legion with a flag-raising, food and displays at the Maricopa Veterans Center on Saturday. Col. Chuck Millar, the Hidden Valley Fire Department and Maricopa Fire/Medical Department had vehicles on display, and there was a bounce house for the kids. The first American Legion caucus was March 15-17, 1919, in Paris, France, and a charter was granted by the U.S. Congress in September. Today the Legion has more than 2 million members in 13,000 posts.

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