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Made with Xara ELIGIBILITY   Members must hold membership in and be in good standing with The American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary or Sons of The American Legion. All operators must be properly licensed and insured per state laws. All members must obey motor-vehicle laws in the state in which they are operating a motorcycle or riding as a passanger.   American Legion Riders Riding For America's Future   The Florida American Legion Riders is formed to promote the aims and purpose of The American Legion as a family orriented motorcycling activity for members of The American Legion, The American Legion Auxiliary, and the Sons of The American Legion. To participate in parades and other ceremonies that are keeping with the aims and purposes of The American Legion. To promote motorcycle safety programs and provide a social atmosphere for American Legion Family members. To use our association to promote and support programs of The American Legion and charities of the local community.
LEGION RIDERS TODAY   Currently, over 106,000 American Legion Riders meet in over a thousand chapters in every state and three foreign countries. Riders in Iowa formed an honor guard called The Five Star Freedom Riders and Riders in Mulvan, Kansas founded the Patriot Guard to protect the sanctity of military funerals from protestors. Riders in all states have escorted military units returning home from combat tours overseas and have raised millions of dollars for countless local State and National charities. True to the Legion's grassroots tradition, each chapter manages the programs at the post level where the best ideas are born. The Riders are part of may projects and events, including: Rolling Thunder - Annual POW/MIA rally in Washington, D.C. American Legion Legacy Run - Annual cross country fundraising ride from National Headquarters in Indianapolis, IN to the National Convention city. Operation Wounded Warrior - Region ride sponsored by Riders in Nevada, Texas, New Mexico, Utah, Arizona, California and other western states. Fundraisers For - VA hospitals, women and children centers, children and youth centers, schools, and other facilities and veteran charities. Riding to honor fallen military men and women and to protect the sanctity of their funerals from those who would dishonor their memory.