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The Bensley-Rounds American Legion Post 280 of Iroquois recently attended a Flag retirement Ceremony held by the Kingsbury County American Legion Council. Other Posts in attendance were Arlington, De Smet, Lake Preston, Erwin and the hosting Post, Oldham. Distinguished guests included the District 2 American Legion Commander Charemon Dunham, District 2 Americanism Chairman Colin Royal (Kingsbury County Commander), Department Administrative Committeewoman  Annette Dunham, Sons of The American Legion Detachment Sergeant-at-Arms AJ Royal, all of Iroquois, members of the Oldham community, American Legion Auxiliary and Junior Auxiliary, and members of the Oldham community. Pictured are American Legion members from Oldham, Iroquois, Arlington, Lake Preston. A special thank you goes to the Iroquois School and the fifth grade class for their efforts in collecting flags for retirement. Another ceremony will be conducted in the Spring by the Sons of The American Legion Squadron 280 of Iroquois, date and time will be announced.  09/24/08
The Bensley-Rounds Sons of The American Legion Squadron 280 of Iroquois provided the Color Guard for the quarterly memorial service at the Royal C. Johnson VA Medical Center in Sioux Falls on August 18, 2007. This memorial service is held four times a year to honor the approximately 300 veterans who pass away each quarter in this VA service area. Honoring the fallen are left to right, Brent Matter, Leo Dunham, Colin Royal, and AJ Royal. 08/18/07

Veterans Thank you Dinner for
National Veterans Assistance Day - 05/17/08

Volleyball Parents Night - 10/17/06

Squadron 280 sponsored Santa's (Joe Peskey) visit to the Iroquois School Christmas concert - 12/03/2007

Squadron 280 Sponsored dinner for area veterans for National Veterans Assistance Day 5/17/2008

Squadron 280 sponsored Santa's (Dean Royal) visit to the Iroquois School Christmas concert - 12/07/200809

Squadron 280 sponsored Santa's (Dean Royal) visit to the Iroquois School Christmas concert - 12/10/2009