American Legion

Prayer Ceremony Held to Honor Our 9:11 Heroes

This prayer ceremony, conducted  today to honor the women and men that served our country and those that died at 9:11. From  left to right, pictured: American Legion Judge Advocate,  Ernie Cormier, American Legion, rtd, read his newly written dedication 9-11 poem Commander,  Lt. Col. Frank Torres, rtd., read John 15 verse 13 Commander, Col. Mike Mastrangelo, rtd. Commander, Col. Peyton Lumpkin, rtd. Commander, JAG, Col. Ken Burton, ret’d David Frishman Col. Ron Hudson, ret.

American Legion Jonathan D. Rozier Post 164, Katy Fire Department, and General Public Hosts Flag Retirement Ceremony

What: American Flag Retirement Ceremony (over 500 flags to be retired ceremoniously) Where: Elks Lodge #2628 (back lot) 1050 Katy Fort Bend Rd, Katy, TX 77493 When: Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 5PM View Post Why: Ceremony for the Disposal of Unserviceable Flags The post assembles in meeting, out-of-doors, at night. Members are aligned in two parallel rows about 20 feet apart, facing each other. Officers are at their stations. A small fire is burning opposite the […]

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Planned for American Legion Post 164

Katy Area Chamber to Host and Recognize Community Veterans The local American Legion Jonathan D. Rozier Post 164, named after the first killed-in-action (KIA) soldier from Katy during the War on Terror was founded in June of 2002 and has been very active with Boys and Girls State, Flag Retirements, Funeral and Burial ceremonies, Honor Flight Houston, Wreaths Across American, Junior Shooting Sports Program, Breakfast With a Veteran, and is ramping up more community oriented […]

American Legion Post 164 collecting flags on Aug. 18

Members of American Legion Post 164 and Auxiliary in Katy will be at three locations on Saturday, Aug. 18 to collect damaged and worn-out American flags. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., members will be outside of Snappy’s (5803 Hwy. Blvd.), Katy Hardware (559 Pin Oak Road), and Lowe’s (I-10 and Fry Road). The flags will be retired at a ceremony on Nov. 11.   (Submitted on Aug. 11 by Greg Clock of Post 164; […]

Sen. Cruz: ‘Thank You, American Legion, for Defending Our First Liberty’

Delivers remarks and receives the Philip B. Onderdonk Jr. Religious Liberty Award from First Liberty Institute and the American Legion RENO, Nev. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today delivered remarks at the American Legion 2017 National Convention in Reno, Nev., where he accepted the Philip B. Onderdonk Jr. Religious Liberty Award from First Liberty Institute and the American Legion. “I pledge to you,” Sen. Cruz said, “that I’m committed to working hand in hand with […]

American Legion flag retirement ceremony

Members of American Legion Post 164 in Katy conducted a flag retirement ceremony June 11 with assistance from Boy Scout Troop 73 and Harris County Emergency Services District No. 48.    Hundreds of old flags from the community were burned in barrels.  The ceremony outside the Elks Lodge followed a flag history ceremony by the Elks.  (Photo by Jennifer Pizarras) (Greg Clock, Post 164 public relations officer, 281 703 8567)  

Flag ceremonies set by American Legion Post 164 and Katy Elks Lodge

Jonathan D. Rozier Post 164 of The American Legion and the Katy Elks will conduct flag ceremonies at the Elks Lodge beginning at 1 p.m. Sunday, June 11. The Elks will lead off with a Flag Day ceremony indoors at 1050 Katy Fort Bend Road.  It will include a processional display of flags and a recitation of their individual roles at certain points in U.S. history. After the Elks ceremony and behind the lodge building, […]