Leo Thomas Leyden
Marcellus Holmes Chiles
John Hunter Wickersham
Annual Department Convention:
Department Convention hosted by District 1 - meetings to be held at the Elks Club, Lamar Community Center and Cow Palace Hotel in Lamar - June 19-22, 2014. Meeting schedule to be published later. For more information visit the Department's Website
The History Of The American Legion Is Available On DVD
Click on the graphic below for more information and the Trailer for the film.
Legion Extension Institute Available Online
The American Legions official training program can now be taken electronically. The American Legions official training program for officers, members, Legion College applicants and those who simply want to expand their knowledge of the nations largest veterans service organization is now available online. The American Legion Extension Institute has been rewritten, updated, streamlined and enhanced with videos, digital photos, clickable links, a historical timeline and additional features. To register and take the course, visit www.legion.org/alei.
American Legion volunteers are mucking out damaged homes, providing financial aid and finding shelter for Colorado flood victims as part of a massive response to a disaster that hit the state in September 2013 See the Video
Follow Us On:
Attention eBay Sellers and Buyers - Donate to LCW Post 1
now allows its customers to donate all or part of their online proceeds to
The American Legion Leyden-Chiles-Wickersham Post 1. It's really quite
simple. If you are a buyer or a seller on eBay and already have an eBay user
name and password, you'll want to take just a minute to check out the Giving
Works program. eBay Giving Works is a unique program that enables you to
list your items on eBay and donate between 10% and 100% of the final sale
price to LCW Post 1. If you've never shopped or sold items on eBay, it takes
less than a minute to register and set up your account.
As a seller or a buyer, this is a way to make a difference and support our post while finding good deals or building your business on eBay. Go to our eBay Donation Information page to find out more.
Requests For Memorial Certificates
Family and friends of a deceased veteran or someone acting on their behalf may request a Presidential Certificate a request form (va-400-0247) is available on the National Cemetery Administration Website www.cem.va.gov.
A military Discharge document must be submitted with the request.
By mail to:
Presidential Memorial Certificate
5109 Russell Road
Quantio, Va 32134-3903
By Toll free Fax to:
Or in person at any VA Regional Office
Support The American Legion Post #1 with Gifts by Will
Through various types of bequests to The Legion, you may secure a charitable estate-tax deduction for the value of the gift. Best of all, you will know that your generosity will support our mission for years to come. More information.