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Monthly Member Meetings are on the third Thursday of the month.

Monthly luncheons are on the Friday preceeding the member meeting at the Columbial Crossings Mission BBQ beginning at 1130.

Election instructions for the 2021 - 2022 officers can be found by clicking here.

Upcoming events


15th - 1900: Regular meeting at the VFW 7472 hall or via video.
17th - 0900: Flag retirement and ceremony at American Legion Post 223 in Sykesville, MD
24th - 1300: Celebration of Life of Larry Killen at the VFW 7472 pavilion
For in-person meetings:
1. Masks must be worn.
2. Social distancing of 6 feet will be observed per State and County policy.

Transfer to Post Everlasting

March 26, 2021

Larry Killen

  • Life Member
  • Vietnam Veteran
  • Gulf War Veteran
  • Past Post 156 Commander
  • Past Howard County Commander
  • Committees - Public Safety, Boys State, Honor Guard


Veterans Administration COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Latest from the Maryland Veterans Health Administration received 18 February 2021. Click here

Sign Up to Receive Real Time Information About the Vaccine: Veterans can also visit www.maryland.va.gov and go to “Connect with VA Maryland Health Care System” on our homepage to sign-up to receive Email Updates, follow us on Twitter and “Like” us on Facebook. This is the fastest and most reliable way to receive the latest information about the COVID-19 vaccine directly from us. You can also unsubscribe to any of these options at any time.

Howard County COVID-19 Information


According to the Department of Defense, starting Jan. 1, 2020, all service-connected Veterans, Purple Heart recipients, former prisoners of war (POW), and individuals approved and designated as the primary family caregivers of eligible Veterans under the Department of Veterans Affairs Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) can use commissaries, exchanges, and morale, welfare and recreation (MWR) retail facilities, in-person and online.

For more information, click here.

Adams, Hanna, Moore Memorial Post 156 welcomes Veterans and active duty service members from all branches of our Armed Forces. New legislation has been signed opening up eligibility for more veterans to join the American Legion. If you've served any time from December 7th, 1941 to present, we'd love to have you stop by and fill out an application! Joining our post enables you to continue serving your God, country and community. Our mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace and blessings for our country, friends and families embodied in our preamble.


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To the wonderful, patriotic citizens of the Howard County, thank you for supporting our Post. As a tax exempt organization defined by IRS code 501(c)19, your donations are 100% tax deductible. All money raised is given back to Veterans or the local community. Help us to continue supporting financially worthy community programs and projects. Your support will allow us to continue sponsoring scholarships for youth, while also giving aid and assistance to our local Veterans and their families.

If you are a member of the Post and not receiving email notices, please send an email to info@legionpost156maryland.org and let us know!

Did you know the American Legion has a mobile app for iOS and Android? To get it click here.

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Post 156 is a 501(c)(19)
EIN: 52-6077924