Santa Clara Post 419

Why Join The  American  Legion?

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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, 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 along side you, making the wise-crack, helping you make it though each day, 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 its toll on his body. Maybe he or she is a young veteran, just discharged from service in Iraq, Afghanistan or Vietnam, and is having 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 who was in a similar situation.

The American Legion is the place for you to help your buddy and for your buddy to help you. Founded in 1919, it is the largest veteran's organization in the United States with over 3 million members.

We are veterans just like you. We care about America,our fellow veterans. our families and our children. As a member of our Post  we continue to serve our God, our Country and our Community. Your Post needs you now.

We advocate for legislation to help veterans on the homefront, and to keep troops safe with the right equipment and training.  Strength in numbers means the more members we have, the more effective are our lobbying efforts at home and abroad.

Our Legionnaires participate in many community activities such as parades, memorials, dedications, etc.  Our Legion Family sponsors local students to participate in Boys and Girls State, and we sponsor scholarships to better educate our children. 

We participate in the District 13 Honor Guard, and are ready, willing and able to provide memorial honors at the family's request. Our funeral detail is available to all veterans. 

Member Benefits & Discount Programs

All veterans who serve their country are entitled to certain benefits, but those who join The American Legion have additional ones. Legionnaires qualify for a variety of services and special offers, ranging from health-care aid to discounts on computers and electronics.  The Auxiliary also has benefits and discount programs for its members.  Join now and reap these added benefits in addition to the satisfaction gained from being a member of the Legion Family and serving veterans and our community.

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