Madison Alabama American Legion Post 229

 

About the American Legion:

The American Legion is largest veteran’s organization in US, approx. 2 Million, 100 yrs old.   The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization. Focusing on service to veterans, servicemembers 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.  Veterans Administration and GI Bill can be attributed to the American Legion.

Madison American Legion Post 229 Information and Achievements:

Meet Monthly, 2nd Thursday, 7 PM, Lunar Lodge, Eastview Drive,

Associated Organizations

Programs

•     Host Oratorical Contest (Financial Awards)

•     Junior Shooters Program/Completion (three teams)

•     Police Officer / Firefighter Of The Year presentations

•     JROTC Scholastic and Military Excellence Awards for three JROTC programs (spring)

•     Memorial Day Ceremony (May)

•     Place American Flags Memorial Day, Veterans Day (May, Nov)

•     Place Wreaths at Christmas (Dec)

•     Support Honored Legacies for Veterans events (monthly)

•     Make “Quilt of Valor” quilt gifting presentations

•     Sponsor Boy Scouts; provide merit badge councilors, Eagle Scout Program sponsorship

•     Taken over responsibility of maintaining flags at City Entrance, Hughes/Madison Blvd

•     Support and Coordinate with State and National Veteran Indicatives

What We Can Do With A Permanent Residence