OUR POST 18
Meet with people like you, have a great meal and
enjoy the company of our members. You won't have to wait long to make a
friend or three.
You may already know some of us. We have lots of
for both the young at heart and those who want to contribute to our community.
Music, games, Holiday parties, parades, Sports and other events you can participate in.
The American Legion fought for and obtained the GI Bill so veterans can get education after service.
Veterans can help family too. Post members can
inform you about opportunities for scholarships to help with college or
for a trade.
Our Boys and Girls state programs allow kids to
learn more about how our American government works by participating in a
mock government. Some of them will be invited to join in the
National program for even greater participation.
Some colleges accept this for class credit. Through the Legion's
Samsung Scholarshp 10 $20,000
and 88 $1000 awards are made to those who
HELP GETTING AHEAD
Sports programs like the baseball series has
introduced several legion players to greatness. If you don't want to go
to college but still want a sport carrer then this
may be what you are looking for. Yogi Berra, Ted
Williams, Frank Robison, Justin Verlander, Ryne Sandberg, Roy
Campanella, Dusty Baker, Albert Pujols, Greg Maddux and Chipper Jones
all used the Legion baseball program in their
climb to stardom.
We also provide assistance for Veterans and
active duty personnel who need a helping hand. Our Post can provide
direct assistance in some limited cases or through
programs like "Operation Comfort Warrior" and
Standdown a more comprehensive support. If you are having medical
problems we want to help you get the help you need.
HELP FINDING WORK
If you are a veteran and can't find a decent
job, we have people who want to help you. Our Service officers and
organizations like Job Ready Vets will work with you to find something
that suits your skill set.
Will YOU JOIN US?
We are a family of three, in which you can qualify for Membership.
To be a Legion member you must have served
during a period of war. If you are currently in the armed forces of the
you qualify. If you separated during one of the
- Dec 7, 1941 to present
- WW I - Apr 6, 1917 to Nov 11,1918
you can be a legion member. More answers to
membership questions can be had at the post. Just come in and
ask. Or you can use this link for answers
to these questions
To Join the Auxiliary or the Sons of the legion
you have to be related to a qualifying legion member or served in active
duty during peacetime.
About the SAL
and About the Auxiliary
will answer your
questions about these two branches of the Legion