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Robert H. Burns American Legion Post 16

Special Olympics 2009 Group Photo

Become a Member of American Legion Post 16

Members of the Robert H. Burns, American Legion Family Post #16 of Covington recently volunteered at the Special Olympics held at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond on Saturday, May 23rd.  Participating Legion members were Jim Fitzmorris and Bay Welch; Auxiliary members Unit 16 President Diane Judice, Janie Duracher, Millie Fitzmorris, Carol Johansen, Betty McArthur and Agnes Welch; Junior Auxiliary members Jessica Guttierrez and Treaser McArthur, Squadron 16 Sons of the American Legion Commander Danny McArthur, and S.A.Ls. members Buddy Duracher, Frank Judice and Dylan McArthur.


Front row left to right:  Kathy Fabre; 6th District Historian Mary Higginbotham; Department Historian Monique Batiste; 6th District President Barbara LeJeune; Hon. So. Div. National Junior Vice President/National Miss Poppy Brittany Watts; Hon. National Junior Historian Haley Bland; Ponchatoula Unit 47 President Sylvia Anthony; Past Hon. Junior Department President Jane Duracher; Squadron 16 1st Vice Commander David “Buddy” Duracher


Back row left to right:  Whitney Fabre; Detachment Historian Troy Higginbotham; David Haydel; Detachment Commander Camille LeJeune; Glyness Bennett; Shelby Bland; Belinda Johnson; ANEC Owen “Bobby” Watts; Lashia Douglas; James Douglas