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POST 154 AMERICAN LEGION - Elmira Heights, New York
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History of The American Legion:  The American Legion was born at a caucus of the First American Expeditonary Force, March 15-17, 1919, in Paris, France.  It was at this time the Preamble to the Constitution of The American Legion was put into final form.
     For God and Country we associate ourselves together for the following purposes:  To uphold and defend the Constituion of the United States of America; To maintain law and order; To foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism; To preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in the great war; To inculate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation;  To combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses; To make right the master of might; To promote peace and good will on earth; To safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy; To consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutaul helpfulness.

Here we might include information about our founding members, when we were incorporated, and some of our club's most memorable moments.

Our Charter

Some organizations have a formal charter; many do not. If our organization has a written charter, we'll include it here. If not, we'll use this area to discuss the reasons our club exists and what our goals are.

Post Officers:
Commander: Richard Hewitt
1st Vice: Fred Foster
2nd Vice: Ray Austin
3rd Vice: Jack Fivie
Adjuant: Ray Tanner
Treasurer: James Corsi
Sgt. at Arms: Rich Gilbert
Chaplin: Hary Sisson

Corporation Officers/Directors:
President: Frank Kerbein
Vice President: Rod Held
Vice President: Ray Austin
Treasure: Gary Devine
Secretary: John Fusare
3YR: Adam Bozich
2YR: Jack Fivie
1YR: Todd Kerbein

Helen Northrup is our president of our Aux.