I enlisted in the U.S. Army and served from June 1963 to June 1966. I had duty stations at Fort Ord, Calif.; Fort Polk, La.; and Korea during 1964. At..
We are a small post (Florida Post 385), we do not even have a building, and yet we support a Boy Scout Troop (224), we have two scholarships, sponsor shooting..
Kenneth H. Nash American Legion Post 8 member Mr. Hawkins (82nd Army Airborne, Ret.) and a few of his grandkids and great-grandkids during a baby shower held at the post..
Despite the six inches of snow, howling winds and icy conditions, Peter Wollner Post 288 and the Ladies Auxiliary hosted the annual Vets Holiday Party. Twenty-three veterans from the Clement..
American Legion Love Field Post 453, Dallas, held its annual Thanksgiving meal starting on Thanksgiving Day at 2 p.m. Many of our Legion Family members are older and this gives..
Back in the spring, members of Post 365 in Vista, Calif., decided they wanted to go to a San Diego Padres game. As house chairman, I thought this was a..
On July 30, 2013, Belleview American Legion Unit 284 visited the Ocala Ritz Veterans Village. Here struggling veterans can stay for two years to try to better themselves going to..
Unit 291 Junior Auxiliary members got together on July 21, to prepare for the 491st Military Police Company's Deployment Ceremony and Farewell Reception. They folded pocket flags for the..
Newport Harbor Post 291 honored our World War II and Korean War veteran members with a complimentary buffet luncheon. It was a huge turnout, close to 250 members and guests..
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 291 junior members met to prepare for the 491st MP CO's upcoming deployment ceremony. The juniors folded pocket flags for the soldiers so they could always carry..
Embrace H3, founded by Lemon Grove Squadron 201 member Sean Sheppard, is a nonprofit organization that partners with private industry, such as Home Depot, San Diego Gas and Electric, and..
San Diego Squadron 731 Commander Giovanni Moujaes returns to California Boys State. In 2012, Moujaes was chosen by La Jolla Post 275 members to be their delegate to Boys State...
Newport Beach (Calif.) Unit 291's Poppy Program began with the stuffing of poppy donation envelopes and mailed out to all post members. Decorations were made and put up throughout the..
Post 731 partnered with the 9/11 World Memorial Foundation at the San Diego County 2013 Del Mar Fair. Post members explained the various displays to honor the memories of the..
California's Newport Harbor Post 291 prepared for its Fourth of July celebration this year by utilizing its 10 Chartered Cub Scouts Packs, one Sea Cadet Battalion and parents to assist..
Unit 291 in Southern California sends poppies to each of our American Legion family members (Legionnaires, Auxiliary, Sons of the American Legion) each year as an opportunity to make a..
Over 160 boxes were packed by Newport Harbor Auxiliary Unit 291 to our Troops overseas on Saturday, April 20, 2013. Hundreds of items such as donated socks, t-shirts, toiletries, and one..
American Legion Newport Harbor Post 291 honored their Vietnam Era Veterans at the "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans" Party observing the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, Saturday, April 13, 2013...
Post 731 believes in partnering up with local military units for mutual support. San Diego has always had a huge military presence, both in military installations and defense contractors. In..
The name "Gold Star" refers to the Gold Star Mothers Club, which was formed after World War I to provide support for mothers who lost sons or daughters in war...