AMERICAN LEGION CENTENNIAL
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The American Legion wishes to call to the attention of the American people the record of achievements that have been accomplished by The American Legion during the 100 years since its founding, to emphasize the impact the organization has had upon the American society, and the extent of its contributions to the national security and the welfare of military veterans, their families and their communities ... The American Legion wishes to set forth the objectives and the aims that will motivate its programs and activities during the years ahead and to illustrate the contribution made to the future of our country as intended by these programs and activities ....” Resolution No. 31, 2011, National Executive Committee.
I would like to call on all members to consider and reflect on the questions below. I want to hear from you with any facts, pictures, papers, stories, memories, etc that can be used to document as much of our post history as possible.
Who is the post namesake and what is his or her story?
Who founded the post, and when?
Who are some notable members in your post’s history?
Who are some notable alumni of your youth programs?
What are some important dates in the history of your post, and what happened to make them important?
What community organizations has your post associated with over the years?
What community service role does your post play now or in the past?
What great things has your post done for your community, such as the construction of a war memorial, sponsorship of a Scouting unit or presentation of the Colors at local patriotic events and activities?
I hope to hear from you soon!
Thought of the Day
"For it is in giving that we receive."
Francis of Assisi
Post Website: www.americanlegionpost246.org
Post Webmaster: Charlie Jursch
Salvo Editor: Eric Ardell
Post Mailing Address: P.O. Box 133, Danville, CA 94526
Post Message Center: 925-277-7775
mT. dIABLO Post 246
Commander: Eric Ardell
1st V. Commander: Michelle Lee
2nd V. Commander: Alan Scharlach
3rd V. Commander: Randy Reid
Adjutant: Bob Landy
Finance Officer: Phil Connolly
Chaplain: Anh Juntura
Historian: Gerald Lindahl
Judge Advocate: Ron Lowe
Sgt. of Arms: Floyd Cox
Service Officer: Leroy Vares
Asst Adjutant: vacant
Asst Finance: Raoul Miranda
Asst Sgt-at-Arms: vacant
Boys State: Eric Ardell
Girls State: Michelle Lee
Oratorical: Neil Giles
Program Director: Michelle Lee
Scouting Rep: Alan Scharlach
VMB Ops Committee: Bob Landy
Museum Committee: Ron Farrell
Protocol Officer: Floyd Cox
Board of Trustees: Ron Lowe / Eric Ardell
East Bay Standdown Rep: Mark Heinemann
Veterans Outreach: Mark Heinemann
WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA
"American Legion Post 246 and Republican Women's Club hosted a Wreaths Across America event at Alamo Cemetery Dec 2019 in Danville. The color guard included all six service flags carried by members of our Danville Veterans Service Organizations assisted by boys scouts. Danville Council member Renee Morgan and CSM Jason B. Johnson, Garrison Command Sergeant Major, Camp Parks made comments commemorating the many veterans interned at the cemetery."
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