What comes to mind when you think of an American Legion post? Many of us imagine an old-fashioned basement bar, smelling of cigarettes and filled with aging men. However, this..
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..