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ATTENTION WWII VETERANS

WWII Combat Infantryman Badge recipients were retroactively awarded the Bronze Star Medal in 1947. If you have not received yours we can help. More information and criteria is available here.
The American Legion was founded in 1919. Today The American Legion is the nation's largest and most influential veterans service organization. It is made up of nearly 2 million wartime veterans who focus activities on the organization's Four Pillars: Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation, National Defense, Americanism, and Children & Youth.
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POST COMMANDER'S MESSAGE

Welcome to American Legion Post 295. We have served the greater Germantown-Gaithersburg community since our Charter in 1984. As part of the Department of Maryland we strive as veterans to Still Serve America!

Come join us at our regular meetings on the 2nd Thursday of each month (except July) in the Party Room at Mission BBQ, 19800 Century Blvd, Germantown, MD 20874. Prospective members and guests welcome!

Congratulations to our own Cliff Bergstresser on his election as 2nd Vice Commander of District 8. Cliff recently completed his 2nd year as the Montgomery County Commander

Your Commander was elected to the position as Vice Commander, Region 4. A Vice Commander's normally work with developing membership. 

We performed a Flag Retirement for a local Rockville community on Memorial Day and played TAPs for a WWII veteran who passed away from COVID.

The Post also participated in the Kentland's 4th of July and had a great day.

Our next Post meeting will be in August.

We encourage as many Legionnaires, Sons and Auxiliary to attend any of the events below. Changes to meeting locations will be posted on Facebook at GermantownPost295 or at www.post295.org.

Stay Safe, get vaccinated and see you soon!

Bob Ouellette
Commander Post 295
240-505-4660
Here are the upcoming Post, Region and Department events:
Saturday, June 26th, District 8 Caucus
  • Frederick Post 11
  • 1 PM

Wednesday, Jun 30th, Region 4 Caucus
  • Glen W. Eyler Post #282 Woodsboro, MD
  • 7 PM

Kentlands 4th July Celebration

Department Legion College

Department Convention
  • Ocean City Convention Center
  • Wednesday and Thursday, July 14th and 15th starting at 8 am normally ending at 12 pm.
  • Must be a Registered Delegate.

District 8 Meeting
  • Post
  • Lunch 12 pm, Meeting 1 pm.

Region 4 Meeting
  • August 8Lunch 12 pm, Meeting 1 pm.
  • Thurmont Post 168

Post 295 Meeting
  • August 12th, 6:30
  • Mission BBQ

Department Executive Commitee
  • August 15, 1 pm.
  • Laurel Post 60

Post 295 Meeting
  • September 9, 6:30
  • Mission BBQ

23rd Annual Vietnam Veterans Memorial Post 295 Golf Tournament
JOIN THE AMERICAN LEGION

If you have served federal active duty in the United States Armed Forces since December 7, 1941, and have been honorably discharged or are still serving - you are eligible for membership in The American Legion!

*Because eligibility dates remain open, all active duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible to join The American Legion at this time, until the date of the end of hostilities as determined by the government of the United States.

**U.S. Merchant Marine eligible only from December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946 (WWII).

For God and Country, we associate ourselves together for the following purposes:

    • to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America;
    • to maintain law and order;
    • to foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism;
    • to preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in the great wars;
    • to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation;
    • to combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses;
    • to make right the master of might;
    • to promote peace and goodwill on earth;
    • to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy;
    • to consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.
Our members have served the world over from WWII to Iraq, 
Afghanistan and other parts of the world. Every service is represented, our members are either serving on Active Duty, National Guard & Reserves or have completed their service and are Veterans and Retirees. 

George W Harrison Award

Department of Maryland


For the Post with the best website 

supporting the ideals of the American Legion

with a membership of 351-500.


2009, 2012, 2014

THE GUEST BOOK IS FOR GENERAL COMMENTS ABOUT THE SITE.

 

SHOULD YOU NEED AN ANSWER ABOUT A QUESTION, EMAIL THE COMMANDER by clicking on the word Commander.

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