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February 1, 2023
Shiloh ALR Chapter 791 engaging community while honoring veterans

In 2013, members of Shiloh American Legion Riders Chapter 791 in York, Pa., began placing wreaths on the gravesites at veterans buried in Shiloh Lutheran Cemetery. Initially, the chapter placed around 50 wreaths, but heading into last year Post Commander Marc Firestone and fellow post member Carrie Kwiatkowski decided they wanted to cover every veteran’s […]

December 16, 2022
Congratulations to the Sweepstake winners

Spirit of Service Sweepstakes Drawing winners: Grand Prize: Joseph Guadagni - Butler, PA 2nd Prize: Richard Burkett - New Castle, PA 3rd Prize: Joseph Ifkovitch - Allentown, PA 4th Prize: George Flood - East Stroudsburg, PA 5th Prize: William Angle - Trumbaursville, PA 6th Prize: Charlie Ray - Mars, PA 7th Prize: Suellyn Novak - […]

November 1, 2022
Commander's Corner 10/2022

COMMANDER’S CORNER Craig Wilhelm, Department Commander Fall 2022 Since my election as the Department Commander of the Pennsylvania American Legion it has been a busy but interesting time. I have found out the being Department Commander is a full time job, but to be honest with you, I have enjoyed every minute of it. The […]

October 4, 2022
PA American Legion updates 10/4/22

Events coming up: Legion College – West 10/29 @ Latrobe High School (app due 10/15 to HQ) East 11/05 @ Eagle View Middle School on CV campus (app due 10/22 to HQ) *Note – NO WALK INS ALLOWED, NO TICKET = NO LUNCH Great American Outdoor Show (GAOS) – 02/04 – 12, 2023 @ Farm […]

September 24, 2022
2022 National Eagle Scout of the Year

Our very own Christopher Adam was awarded The American Legion National Eagle Scout of the Year.

September 23, 2022
Vann Morris and Old Glory

The American Legion National Convention hosted Mr. Vann Morris as a guest speaker. Vann is a motivational public speaker that moved out Legionnaires about the American Flag. Please watch the video below as he speaks on Old Glory.  His website is https://evangelomorris.com/  

Top Legion Family Stories

The American Legion
Department of Pennsylvania

February 1, 2023
Shiloh ALR Chapter 791 engaging community while honoring veterans

In 2013, members of Shiloh American Legion Riders Chapter 791 in York, Pa., began placing wreaths on the gravesites at veterans buried in Shiloh Lutheran Cemetery. Initially, the chapter placed around 50 wreaths, but heading into last year Post Commander Marc Firestone and fellow post member Carrie Kwiatkowski decided they wanted to cover every veteran’s […]

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The American Legion
Auxiliary

June 13, 2022
The Story of Our Chair

  It was a cold Sunday in February, and little did I know I was going to see something that was so heartfelt, I was going to have to find a way to get it for our American Legion Post. I was headed to an American Legion Auxiliary meeting in Moscow, PA. As a District […]

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Sons Of
The American Legion

September 2, 2021
SAL History

Did you know? Sept. 12-15, 1932: The Sons of The American Legion is established as a nonpolitical, non-sectarian civilian organization by the 14th National Convention of The American Legion in Portland, Ore. 1939: Membership in SAL is about 7 percent of the parent organization. The Sons group seems destined to grow. However, many members joined […]

The American Legion
Riders

July 27, 2022
American Legion Riders Chapter 455 Hold Annual Charity Ride

Members of American Legion Riders (ALR) Post #455, Stewartstown, PA hosted their 5th Annual motorcycle ride through Southern York County on Saturday June 18, 2022 to raise funds for area charities that help veterans and their families. 38 motorcycles and 58 riders and guests participated in the event starting at the Post on Barrens Rd […]

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