The American Legion -
Veterans Serving Veterans
Since its founding in 1919, the 2.7 million-member American Legion is the nation's preeminent service organization for veterans of the U.S. armed forces, including active duty, National Guard and Reserves, and their families. A powerful voice for veterans in Washington, The American Legion drafted the original GI Bill and was instrumental in establishing the agency that today is the federal Department of Veterans Affairs.
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Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 12 p.m. is the date to put on your
This is the date of the Post 1 Election of Officers for the 2021-2022 year. All positions are posted on the
bulletin board, along with the names of those running. It is not too late to sign up to run if you are interested
in filling an officer position. In addition, voting is a way for members to have a say in the future of Post 1.
Leo Thomas Leyden, the first Denver man to be killed in action, was born in Denver and lived here most of his life. He was educated in the public schools and in the Denver University.
Marcellus Holmes Chiles was another Denver boy who paid the supreme sacrifice, having been a member of Company A, 356th Infantry, 89th Division. He died on November 5th, 1918, from wounds received in action in the Argonne. He was designated as one of the one hundred heroes of the World War.
John Hunter Wickersham was born in Brooklyn, N. Y., Feb. 3, 1890. He came to Denver when a small boy and received his education in Denver.
2 Attend Monthly Meetings
3 Recruit new members