A little about us: 

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The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization. Focusing on service to veterans, service-members and communities, the Legion evolved from a group of war-weary veterans of World War I into one of the most influential nonprofit groups in the United States. 

Today, membership stands at over 2 million in more than 13,000 posts worldwide. The posts are organized into 55 departments: one each for the 50 states, along with the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, France, Mexico and the Philippines.

Over the years, the Legion has influenced considerable social change in America, won hundreds of benefits for veterans and produced many important programs for children and youth. 

Please take a minute to look around this site and see what we are at Post 242 and where we are going in the future!


There's more at the national page, here

We’re brothers and sisters in arms. Together, we can make a difference. Your membership provides vital support to veterans services, lobbying efforts, and outreach in local communities.

With membership, you get exclusive member discounts, have access to scholarships and programs, and receive 12 issues of American Legion Magazine. And then there’s the camaraderie.

Phone: 407.568.3416

Email: AmericanLegionPost 242@GMail.com

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