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Post 156 along with area Veteran Service Organizations, Boy Scouts, family and friends celebrated the 100th Birthday of our own Col. Lou Schott. The celebration began with a drive by parade in front of American Legion Post 223 in Sykesville, MD (shown here) followed by a formal ceremony including acknowledgements by state and local leaders, veteran organizations and family members. Old Post provided an 18-gun salute and Mission BBQ gave out box lunches to the attendees. (8/09/2020)  


Upcoming events

August:

14th - Mission BBQ Luncheon at 1130 - Columbia Crossing

20th - Meeting at VFW Hall for 1900.

Meetings in the VFW Hall must follow the below rules:

1. Masks must be worn.
2. Social distancing of 6 feet will be observed per State and County policy.
3. The meeting will be available by via conference call for those who do not want to attend in-person gatherings at this time. See email for dial-in procedure.
 

Post Everlasting

Michael Lauriente

June 26, 1922 - June 10, 2020

CNN did a short tribute to Mike on August 3rd. You can view it here.


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
 


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