The American Legion Preamble“ForGodandCountryweassociateourselvestogetherforthefollowing purposes:ToupholdanddefendtheConstitutionoftheUnitedStatesof America;tomaintainlawandorder;tofosterandperpetuateaonehundred percentAmericanism;topreservethememoriesandincidentsofour associationsinthegreatwars;toinculcateasenseofindividualobligationto thecommunity,stateandnation;tocombattheautocracyofboththeclasses andthemasses;tomakerightthemasterofmight;topromotepeaceandgood willonearth;tosafeguardandtransmittoposteritytheprinciplesofjustice, freedomanddemocracy;toconsecrateandsanctifyourcomradeshipbyour devotion to mutual helpfulness.”
F/O Rodney Neilsondied at the hands of the enemy when captured after crash landing his P38 lightingin the ocean nearMerampt Island, Indonesia10 June 1945.
Welcome to Rodney Neilson Post 912 and AuxiliaryIf you are a veteran, spouse or dependent, we thank you for your service. Also if you are an active duty member, reserve member, or national guard member, we thank you for your service.We hope that you will find information we have provided, here on our website to be helpful and informative.As we are always adding new information and content we invite you to bookmark our page, and visit often.Calvin Fox, Post CommanderEllen Nathan, Auxiliary President
Meeting time and place
We meet the First Wednesday of each month, we have a potluck starting at 6pm, At the Washington City Historical Society building, 25 E Telegraph St.in the gym. Please enter in the rear door, located in the parking lot on MainStreet.
For a Membership Application, or transfer form, please email, Commander Calvin Fox, 435-414-0986 or come to one of our meetings. Dues are $40.00 per year (membership year runs July 1st to June 30).
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Commanders MessageGreetings,Octoberhasarrived,andasseemstohappen,timeisflyingby.Wehaveanewpostmember,BillyKlaus480-828-6856,heis full of a desire to be of service and has agreed to become my First Vice Commander. Please help him and his family feel welcome.•October 2 – Post meeting, and potluck. 1800 at the museum gym. Main and Telegraph.•October 3 – Veterans Day planning meeting•October 5 – St. George Marathon – TALARC helping with HAM radio relay•October 7 – Washington City night at the WCCC 1700 – 2000 (free food)•October 31 – Halloween, let’s help make it safe and fun for the kids.I’msurethereareotherthingsthatarescheduledthings,ifyouknowofsome,pleaseletmeknow.CalvinFox435-414-0986oremail me.TheNationalCommanderasmadesomeuniformdecisions,Inourmeetingstheuniformcapisstilltheofficialuniform,butoutin public,hewantsustowearmoremilitaryserviceorientedcaps,sothatwearemoreeasilyidentifiedasveteransinordertohelpusfind other veterans that don’t know about the posts.For God and Country,Commander Calvin Fox