WHY JOIN THE AMERICAN LEGION?Do You Remember? Do you remember when your unit was under fire? You were scared. You didn't know whether you would ever get home again to see your family, your loved ones. And the only thing that you could count on in that instant was your buddy. And you knew he was counting on you, too.
Perhaps you were one of the lucky ones who never saw combat. Do you remember the tediousness of garrison life? Do you remember the interminable hurry up and wait? Do you remember the inane make-work projects you were ordered to do? But your buddy was always there alongside you, making the wise-crack, helping you make it through each day, and maybe even covering for you on occasion.
Your buddy still needs you!!!
Maybe your buddy is in one of the VA hospitals; his war wounds and/or time have taken their toll on his body. Maybe they are a young veteran, just discharged from the Gulf War or Bosnia, and have difficulty finding a civilian job. Maybe your buddy is just an ordinary guy or gal like yourself, wanting to share stories and comradeship with someone in a similar situation.
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WHY JOIN POST 65?
We are not perfect by any means; however, everything Post 65 strives for is for our Veterans' betterment! And with YOU on our side, with your skills, talents, and hard work, we can achieve what we deserve as a Veteran who fought and died for this country.