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- AMVETS Post 911 First
Time Marching in a Parade -
AMVETS Hayward Post 911's
brand new Honor/Color Guard marching in our
first Parade, our Honor Guard started this
just 2 weeks ago. Honor/Color Guard members:
U.S. Flag: Commander Michael L. Emerson,
California State Flag: Heather Reyes, Post
911 Flag: Ron Galvan, POW/MIA Flag: Jim
Hodges. Holding our Post Banner: Michael's
girlfriend Mary Greenlee and Michael's
oldest son Nick Emerson. We won 1st place as
Best Honor/Color Guard against 5 other
Honor/Color Guards in the Castro Valley
Rowell Ranch Parade. Castro Valley,
California. Saturday, 10 May 2014.
-AMVETS Clover Donations and Recruiting Event-
Photo #1: AMVETS Hayward
Post 911 members Kareem Hazard, Michael L.
Emerson, Bud's wife Gigi, Bud Simmons and Rick
Thompson setting up the Clover and
Recruiting table at location #1. Photo #2:
Post 911 members Susan Rodgers, Michael L.
Emerson and Kareem Hazard at location
#2. Post Provost Marshal Steve Johnson also
volunteered later for a few hours. Hayward,
California. Saturday, 21 December 2013.
-AMVETS City of Hayward
City of Hayward streets
manager Craig Bourasa and his crew
installing our American Veterans Hayward
Post 911 sign on the City of Hayward's
Welcome & Service Clubs billboard. Post
Commander Michael L. Emerson was there to
lend a hand. On Jackson Street in Hayward,
California. Tuesday, 19 November 2013.
-Vets to School
Event by Comcast & History Channel-
Veterans from Hayward and
surrounding cities participating in a "Bring
a Veteran to School" event at Ochoa Middle
School in Hayward, CA. It was put on by
Comcast Cable and the History Channel and
may become a documentary. Most of the
Veterans were from AMVETS Hayward Post 911
or were invited by our Post to attend. In
Hayward, California. Monday, 18 November
American Veterans giving awards to Miguel Alvarez and Maurice
to thank them for their Humanitarian actions in
not abandoning the elderly patients in the nursing home they
when it was shut down and all of the rest of the staff abandoned
Hayward Veterans Memorial Building in
Hayward, California. Thursday, 7 Nov 2013.
-Veterans Parade Pleasanton, Calif-
AMVETS Post Commander Michael L. Emerson of AMVETS Hayward Post 911
in the Parade with AMVETS Concord Post 26 during the Parade.
Michael inside a Vietnam era HUEY.
Pleasanton, California. Sunday, 3 Nov 2013.
- American Veteran
"AMVETS" Magazine / Fall 2013 -
Article pertaining to Michael L. Emerson serving as guardian
during an Honor Flight from 19-21 April 2013.
A total of 19 veterans
(18 pictured) were present to sign up as
charter members of the new Post: "AMVETS
Hayward Post 911." In the last photo are the
members of the Dept of California State
AMVETS Officer Team who conducted the
Charter Meeting. Conducted at the Hayward
Veterans Memorial Building. Hayward,
California. Saturday, 27 July 2013.
-Honor Flight Northern California-
Michael L. Emerson volunteered as a "Guardian" to
help bring and take care of 28 NorCal veterans from
WWII to visit Washington, DC and it's Memorials and
Monuments such as: WWII, Korean, Marine Corps,
Navy, AirForce, Arlington Cemetery, and Lincoln.
From San Francisco, CA to Washington, DC and back. This specific
flight was sponsored by AMVETS and Veterans
Support Foundation. 19-21 April 2013.