SUPER BOWL SUNDAY AT POST 177
Chartered in 1945 to Represent and Promote the ideals of The American Legion in our local community. Post 177 is one of the largest posts in Viginia. We have an active Auxiliary unit, SAL squadron, and Legion Riders chapter.
not-for-profit 501(c)(19) Veterans Service Organization dedicated to Patriotism, caring for our Veterans, improving our Community, and developing our Youth.
SUPER BOWL SUNDAY AT POST 177
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We're sorry to hear of the passing of Cordell Creditt. District 17 will hold a Celebration of Life for Cordell Creditt on Saturday, 1 February, 4-7 pm, at Post 176. A memorial service will be held with refreshments and food afterwards.
DAV, Chapter 10's Meeting for tomorrow, Saturday, January 18th has been cancelled.
Due to the predicted inclement weather, specifically freezing rain for late morning and early afternoon tomorrow, we have decided to cancel the meeting. We do not want anyone risking their safety to attend the meeting.
We are sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused. If you are in need of claims assistance, please contact the DAV National Service Office in either Washington DC or Roanoke.
Our next meeting will be on Saturday February 15th. Please look out for our upcoming newsletter or check out the upcoming events on our website.
Rest In Peace, brother.
John Richard Bayens, of Louisville, was killed in 1943
Want to know what's going on? The next Corporate Board meeting is Jan 14 at 8:00AM. You are welcome.
Historian, Earl Seay behind the bar at this morning's SAL breakfast.
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 177
VA now processing Blue Water Navy veteran claims
Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 extends disability benefits for diseases related to Agent Orange exposure.
Show your support for American Legion Post 177. We're meeting with Fairfax City at City Hall, on Jan 7 at 7:00PM regarding our redevelopment project. Support your Post.
Do it on line. It's easy.
D.C. World War I memorial marks start of construction
Event comes after formal building permit from National Park Service.
The goal of Project Enlist is to dramatically accelerate critical research on traumatic brain injury (TBI), chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in military veterans. TBI due to improvised explosive devices (IED) and other military service-related causes....
Idaho to debut American Legion softball program in 2020
Idaho American Legion Lady Fastpitch softball league will start with the 2020 season.
New Year's Eve Dinner at the Post. Happy New Year!
Santa’s sled has arrived, elves and all.
American Legion Post 177 Family members (SAL, Aux), you're invited.
Order by Dec. 19 to ensure delivery before Christmas.
9-8-8 suicide crisis hotline gets Senate committee’s unanimous approval
Bipartisan measure applauded by lawmakers who promise to keep pushing for it.
AND THE WINNER IS..................................MIKE KIMLICK! AGAIN?!? HE'S BUYING!
FCC votes to set up three-digit suicide hotline number, 988, to work like 911
The Federal Communications Commission is setting up a new three-digit number to reach a suicide prevention hotline. Once it's implemented, people will just need to dial 988 to seek help, similar to calling 911 for emergencies or 311 for city services
Friday night dinner, TONIGHT!
Flat Iron Steak w/ Baked Potato & Fresh Vegetable - $14.00, or Fried Scallops w/ Rice & Fresh Vegetable - $14.00, and
Salad Bar and Dessert.
The ALR Christmas Basket of Cheer raffle winner will be announced at 7:00PM.
You're invited. New Herndon location at 2403 Centreville Road, Bldg B (behind Stone's Cove). Grand opening this Monday, December 16, at 12 noon.
One hundred eleven toys delivered to Fairfax City PD. Merry Christmas!
ARMY VS. NAVY, Saturday, Dec. 14. Bring your favorite tailgate food to share and watch the game. Start time: 3:00PM. GO ............... !
If you're coming to a meeting tonight at the Post for either the Post General Membership, Auxiliary, or Sons of the American Legion, bring a toy if you haven't already. Toys will be delivered to the Fairfax City Police Dept tomorrow.
Don't forget to bring a toy to the Auxiliary's second Sunday breakfast tomorrow.
FRIDAY NIGHT DINNER, TONIGHT!
Braised Boneless Short Ribs w/ Redskin Mashed and Fresh - Vegetable $14.00, or
Fresh Baked Swordfish w/ Rice and Fresh Vegetable - $14.00
and, Salad Bar and Cheese Cake for Dessert
Department of Virginia - American Legion Riders
There are two wreath placement events occurring at Quantico National Cemetery in December.
On 7 December, at 1000hrs, the Sgt Mac Foundation will hold its 14th Annual Wreath Placement event.
On 14 December, at 1000hrs, Wreaths Across America will hold its wreath placement event.
For the Sgt Mac Foundation, the Strength & Honor MC will provide support for traffic control at Quantico National Cemetery; the Woodbridge Jr.ROTC and Boy Scouts will help to direct pedestrian traffic; and American Infidels and the Sons of Blackwater MMC will provide some folks to help unload the trailers and load the empty boxes.
For the Wreaths Across America event, the Hogs & Heroes Foundation will provide support for traffic control at Quantico National Cemetery. Additionally, a 56pass bus shuttling folks between the Mt Zion Baptist Church parking lot and the cemetery.
The Auxiliary is serving breakfast on Sunday morning, Dec 8. Join us for a Holiday breakfast with family and friends. BRING A TOY to share with the Fairfax City Police. It's good food, cheap!
From our house to yours, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
It's that time of year, again. Give a toy to the Fairfax City Police Department. They will wrap and deliver toys to needy children in the city. Toys will be accepted at the Post until Dec 10 and then delivered to Fairfax City PD. Merry Christmas!
Happy Holidaze! NOTE: There will not be a Friday night dinner this week. Thanksgiving dinner will begin at about 1:00PM on Thanksgiving. Be patient. We expect a big crowd.
Rolling To Remember
ROLLING TO REMEMBER (R2R) is a three day event capped by a massive motorcycle demonstration ride hosted by AMVETS, raising awareness for 80,000+ unaccounted for POW/MIAs & national #veteran suicide crisis.
The American Legion National Headquarters
Leadership from the Department of Virginia recently delivered a $10,000 American Legion Operation Comfort Warrior (OCW) grant to the Bull Run Warrior Retreat in Haymarket, Va. The grant will provide a week’s stay at the retreat for five recovering wounded servicemembers and their families.
An American Legion keepsake gift for the holidays
The Legion's 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin pays tribute to the Legion's service to community, state and nation. Sales end after Dec. 31.
Friday night dinner, tonight!
Forrest Lingenfelter (ALR 177, Fairfax) reports that as a result of the continued support provided by the American Legion (via the America Legion Riders) to the cleaning of the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, the National Park Service recognized the American Legion in an award ceremony last Saturday.
Way to go, American Legion and the ALR!
Get ‘em while they’re hot! $25.00
Good to know info.
We are looking for Veterans 55+ to participate in a listening session in DC, in person, this week. Your feedback will inform educational and outreach materials for other Veterans. Please see the attached flyer for information.
Want to know what's going on? The Corporate Board will meet at 0900 hours on 11/19. You're welcome to attend.
ALL TICKETS ARE SOLD for the ALR's Basket of Cheer. BIG thanks to all who purchased tickets. The lucky winner will be drawn on Friday, Dec 13. Good Luck. 100% of the proceeds will go to Final Salute and Operation Renewed Hope (split evenly).
It's that time of year! The ALR is raffling a Holiday Cheer basket. Tickets are one for $5 and 5 for $20. Check with the bartender at the Post or watch for appearances of the basket near you. Proceeds will go to Final Salute and Operation Renewed Hope. TICKETS ARE LIMITED! GET YOURS NOW!
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