GWL Legion host barbecue for troops


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  • Photos by Ed Bailey If an army travels on its stomach, then members of the U.S. Armyís Tenth Mountain Division were well-fueled thanks to the largese of the Greenwood Lake American Legion Arthur Finneganís Post 1443.




  • New York State Supreme Court Justice Daniel D. Angiolillo throws out the first pitch for the softball game played by members of the U.S. Armyís Tenth Mountain Division at a barbecue hosted for the solders earlier this month by the Greenwood Lake American Legion.




  • Photo by Ed Bailey U.S. Sgt. Matthew Baker of the 10th Mountain Division pitches horshoes at the barbecue put on for the troops by the Greenwood Lake American Legion.




  • Members of the U.S. Army's Tenth Mountain Division sample the barbecue at the Greenwood Lake American Legion Arthur Finneganís Post 1443.



GREENWOOD LAKE — If an army travels on its stomach, then members of the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division were well-fueled, thanks to the largesse of the Greenwood Lake American Legion Arthur Finnegan’s Post 1443.

The 10th Mountain Division is stationed upstate at Camp Drum.

On Aug. 10, Post 1443 held a barbecue for the members of the division who were in the area as part of training exercises with cadets from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

More than 200 soldiers attended, enjoying the food as well as playing softball, pool, darts, Frisbee and horse shoes.

Civilians also attended for a small fee, with all proceeds going to the “Wounded Warrior” program.


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