mT. dIABLO Post 246
Copyright © American Legion Post 246.
Post Website: www.americanlegionpost246.org
Post Webmaster: Charlie Jursch.....307-514-0847
Salvo Editor: Eric Ardell…..838-0749
Post Mailing Address: P.O. Box 133, Danville, CA 94526
Post Message Center: 925-277-7775
Commander: Eric Ardell…..838-0749
1st V. Commander: Michelle Lee...(510) 517-3230
2nd V. Commander: Alan Scharlach...829-9407
Adjutant: Bob Landy…..820-4006
Finance Officer: Phil Connolly…..(408) 690-2053
Chaplain: Ron Roe…..837-9428
Historian: Gerald Lindahl…..837-9201
Judge Advocate: Ron Lowe…..362-0142
Sgt. of Arms: Randy Reid...820-6642
Service Officer: Leroy Vares…..828-0421
Asst Adjutant: vacant
Asst Finance: vacant
Asst Sgt-at-Arms: Floyd Cox…. 833-9569
Boys State: Eric Ardell....838-0749
Girls State: Michelle Lee…(510) 517-3230
Oratorical: Neil Giles....983-9018
Program Director: vacant
Scouting Rep: Alan Scharlach....829-9407
VMB Ops Committee: Bob Landy.... 820-4006
Museum Committee: Ron Farrell.... 820-4885
Protocol Officer: Floyd Cox…. 833-9569
Board of Trustees: Ron Lowe / Eric Ardell
East Bay Standdown Rep: Mark Heinemann
Veterans Outreach: Mark Heinemann
Anh Juntura.....(415) 519-8202
NEWS FLASH!! Congress has passed and the White House has signed the Let Everyone Get Involved in Opportunities for National Service Act of 2019 – The LEGION Act – which expands definition of war eras to include all who served since Dec. 7, 1941. The LEGION Act offers American Legion membership eligibility to any U.S. military veteran who served at least one day of active military duty since Dec. 7, 1941 and was honorably discharged or is serving now. The act also affects membership in the American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of the American Legion, expanding eligibility for those groups, as well.
2018 Docent of the Year
AMERICAN LEGION CENTENNIAL
Share the Legacy. Be part of the Vision
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!
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Thought of the Day
"Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery."
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