Baxter American Legion Post 493 Commander Greg Christianson presented Lawrence Halter a 50 Year Certificate for continuous membership to the American Legion. Halter is a WWII veteran and entered the service in 1941. He saw battle at the Marshall Islands and in 1944, hit the beach in the battle of Saipan. After his active duty, he returned to Baxter. Halter is proud to be a veteran and loves his country.