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Leo Thomas Leyden

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About Leo Thomas Leyden

Marcellus Holmes Chiles

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About Marcellus Holmes Chiles

John Hunter Wickersham


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Upcoming Events:

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

CPR and AED Class

Where: Post 1           5400 E Yale, Denver, CO 80222

When: April 26th, 2014

Time:  10 AM

This class is being provided Free of Charge by St Anthony Hospital for all American Legion Members and their Families


Questions: Contact Ann      303-523-5202

To Register send an email to legionriders@lcwpost1.org or by signing up at the Post by April 15th so that we know how many instructors are needed. 


3rd Annual Car and Motorcycle Show!! July 12, 2014   11-4

Car/Motorcycle parking starts at 9:45 a.m. Your entry includes food and beverage!

Prizes, Music, Beverages, Dashboard Plate. All in support of the Post 1 Color Guard

Download the Flyer by clicking here



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.


Current Reveille


March/April 2014

If you have missed some of our earlier issues, you can view past issues via the News page

Press Release/Flyers

Donate your vehicle to American Legion / Leyden-Chiles-Wickersham Post 1  - If you need help completing the donation form (link above), or you have questions about the vehicle donation process, call 1.866.628.2277 and we will arrange your donation.

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New Key Cards are available at the Post, See the Bar Tender to get yours today!









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Attention eBay Sellers and Buyers - Donate to LCW Post 1

 eBay 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.