Post 18, Our slice of heaven

dining room picture 1 WELCOME--You are about to enter Post 18, the Largest Post in Indiana. The Post is located on the West Side of Bloomington in a very scenic and lovely setting on top of a hill surrounded by large trees and overlooking the City of Bloomington. Come on in and let us tell you all about us. This is the entrance to Post 18, where it all begins. You will be served fine food and spirits by a very friendly staff. You may dine in our dining room, large u-shaped bar or sun room. (Check out the pictures on our picture page) Come see us and enjoy a great time at THE AMERICAN LEGION POST #18, in Bloomington, Indiana.
sun deck As you can see by the picture, our Dining Room is very beautiful with a seating capacity of 160 comfortably. There are large windows, which overlook the City of Bloomington. We have an excellent choice of food to choose from, our evening menu on Friday and Saturday evenings consists of a very large salad bar & soup, prime rib, steaks, pork chops, chicken and various seafood. Dancing is on Friday's from 7:30pm to 11:30am with live entertainment (See our events page or the calendar in the news letter for upcoming bands).
Our dinner hours are on:
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5:00pm to 8:00pm
and Friday & Saturday from 5:30pm to 9:30pm.
We have an excellent staff to serve you and the price is very reasonable, much less than most restaurants in the Bloomington area. We patronize only to members and their guest.
  • First Monday of each month Members only from 4-9 p.m, otherwise closed
  • Tuesday through Saturday, lunch and dinner 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Sunday noon – 8 p.m.

sun room Notice the beautiful U-shaped fully stocked bar. It consists of 20 bar stools and 8 tables surrounding the bar area. We have excellent bartenders who will be happy to serve any refreshment you may desire, and at a price that will make you happy. The bar is open Tuesday thru Thursday from 11:00am till 11:00pm, and on Friday & Saturday we open at 11:00am and close at 12:30am. You may also dine in the bar and Sun Room area for lunch on Tuesday thru Friday from 11:00am to 2:00pm, with sandwiches, soup, snacks or other menu entrees, also our lunch is open to the public. Evening dining is available on Tuesday thru Saturday from 5:30pm to 9:30pm with the same menu as our dining room. The Sun Room area is very beautiful, you may dine in this area and look out the large windows to our lovely deck.
  • First Monday of each month we have a members only from 4-9 p.m., otherwise closed
  • Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Sunday noon – 6 p.m.

deck As the picture shows, we have a beautiful covered deck off the Sun Room. There is seating for 48 people, a grill, overhead fans, and it overlooks the picnic and horse shoe pitching area. It is a lovely place to relax, enjoy a cool beverage, dine and enjoy a wonderful evening with friends. The surrounding trees provide plenty of birds and other wildlife and most important a relief from the sounds of the nearby city streets.
Post OFFICERS
Erwin Cooper
Erwin Cooper Commander
James May
James B May Post Adjutant
Gordon Kirk
Gordon Kirk First Vice
Mike Farris
Mike Ferris Second Vice
James R Davis
James R Davis Judge Advocate
Steve Hicks
Steve Hicks Service Officer
Jim Arnold
Jim Arnold Finance Officer
Wayne
Wayne Trissler Chaplin
Geno Gillespie
Harold (Geno) Gillespie Sgt At Arms
Craig Harvey
Craig Harvey Historian
Executive Commitee
Jim Walker
Jim Walker
Mike Bastin
Mike Bastin
Charlie Weir
Charlie Weir
Turner Nolan
Turner Nolan
Board of Trustees
Diane Richardson
Diane Richardson
Mike Pate
Mike Pate
Buck Grubb
Buck Grubb
Greg Fowler
James May
James May
Richard Spigler
Buddy Newlin
Buddy Newlin
erwin Cooper
Erwin Cooper Commander
Richard Koons
Richard Koons

Past Commanders

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Past commanders 1
Past commanders 2
Past commanders 3

Past Auxiliary Presidents

past auxilary presidents
Past Auxilary presidents
past auxilary presidents

Items of interest

small cannon Burton Woolery various memorials