American Legion Post 2

Knoxville, TN

Post 2 American Legion Riders

AL Riders

The Post 2 Legion Riders were chartered in Spring of 2010 by the Department of Tennessee with 14 members and continues to gain members.  

Any member of Post 2, who owns a motorcycle including SAL and Auxilary members in good standing are eligible to become a member of the Post 2 ALR. 

The primary fundraiser for the Post 2 Riders is an annual Poker Run held in August to benefit Honor Air Knoxville.

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Riders participate in a variety of community activities, including the Mountain Man Memorial March, the Maryville (TN) “Proud to be an American” Festival, the East Tennessee Veterans Memorial activities and support the Post 2 activities on Memorial Day and Veterans Day, including the annual Knoxville Veterans Day Parade.

For more information or to receive an application to join the Riders, please contactLloyd Pitney.  The Riders meet on the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 PM at Post 2.

To review the minutes from our latest meeting, click here.


The American Legion Riders are members of the American Legion who are also motorcycle enthusiasts.  They can be found participating in parades, partaking in motorcycling events, and supporting the communities in which they live, work, and play.

Members of the ALR come from the Legion, the American Legion Auxiliary, and the Sons of the American Legion.

The American Legion Riders is not a M/C, and does not practice M/C rules or regulations. American Legion Riders is family-oriented, just as is its parent organization, the American Legion.

The purpose of the American Legion Riders includes:

  • To participate in parades and other ceremonies that is in keeping with the Aims and Purposes of the American Legion.
  •  To promote motorcycle safety programs and to provide a social atmosphere for American Legion members who share the same interest.
  •  To use our Association to promote and support the programs of the American Legion through service to our Community, State and Nation 

Legion Riders founded the national movement called “Patriot Guard”ww.patriotguard.org) that honors and protects the sanctity of military funerals and memorial services.

Legion Riders have formed special motorcycle Honor Guards and ceremonial teams highlighting the special bonds formed in military service and the motorcycling community.

Click on http://www.legion.org for online details.

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