American Legion Post 1528  


Korean and Vietnam Memorial Dedication at Depew Veteran's Park   18 October 2014

       Flag lowered to 1/2 mast with Color Guard          Senator Patrick Gallivan speaks

Erie County Legislator Ted Morton speaks          Depew Mayor Steve Hoffman speaks

AMVETS Post 14 Color Guard                 Veterans and guests attending


Post 1528 Commander Schu's address                 Congressional Commendation   

       DAV Post 203 Commander Charles Catalina (left) and AMVETS Post 14 Commander Thomas Nowak (right) read the names on the moment plaques. A bell tolled for each name.   


At attention for Taps                                      The AMVETS firing Detail

                                                         Raising the flag to full mast                       


  Benediction by Post 1528 Chaplain James Sterlace         Attendees checking out the new monuments


Interview by Channel 2 News  



Project Progresses

New Stones set 18 September 2014


Congratulations to the DPW crew by Post 1528 Commander Schu on a job well done

Plaques mounted 25 - 26 September 2014



Construction of the new Depew Veteran's Park Korean & Vietnam Monuments Begins

Survey work started 20 April 2014

Stones Donated by Dave Smith - 13 May 2014

                                      Korean left                                            Vietnam right

Preliminary survey work completed - 11 June through 19 July 2014

Forms for new pad set 22 July 2014

Final layout completed 31 July 2014 to add third pad for future Middle East Conflict Monument