Leland J Thompson Post 647




Next Post Meeting: Wednesday, May 8, 6:30 pm Social Session & 7:00-8:00 pm Business

Zoom Meeting Component: We apologize for the delay in getting this up and running.

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Since our charter in 1983, our American Legion Post has been welcoming VETERANS from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country. Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country and Community.  We pledge to the following:

Vision: “The American Legion strengthens America by improving the lives of our veterans, the military and their families.”

Mission Statement: “The American Legion strengthens our communities, states and nation with programs and services for our veterans, the military and their families.”

Motto: “Veterans Strengthening America.”

Value Principles:

  • A VETERAN IS A VETERAN – which means The American Legion embraces all current and former members of the military and endeavors to help them transition into their communities.

  • SELFLESS SERVICE –which means The American Legion celebrates all who contribute to something larger than themselves and inspires others to serve and strengthen America.

  • AMERICAN VALUES AND PATRIOTISM – which means The American Legion advocates for upholding and defending the United States Constitution, equal justice and opportunity for everyone and discrimination against no one, youth education, responsible citizenship and honoring military service by observing and participating in patriotic and memorial events.

  • FAMILY AND COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT – which means The American Legion meets the unique needs of local communities.

  • ADVANCING THE VISION – which means The American Legion educates, mentors and leads new generations of Americans.

HONORING THOSE WHO CAME BEFORE US – which means The American Legion pays perpetual respect for all past military sacrifices to ensure they are never forgotten by new generations.


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To the wonderful patriotic citizens of the East Bay community. Join our Post as a Booster or Sponsor. 100% of the monies raised are given back to the community. Help us to continue sponsoring Scholarships for our children; give aid and assistance to our local needy Veterans, and their families. Help us to continue to support financially worthy community programs and projects.