American Legion Post 264

P.o. box 763, RaINIER, WASHINGTON 98576

Who We Are

 

The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, mutual-help, war-time veterans organization.?A community-service organization which now numbers nearly 3 million members ?men and women ?in early 15,000 American Posts worldwide.?These Posts are organized into 55 Departmentsóone each for the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, France, Mexico, and the Philippines.

The American Legionís National Headquarters is located in Indianapolis, Indiana, with additional offices in Washington D.C. In addition to thousands of volunteers serving in leadership and program implementation capabilities in local communities to the Legionís standing national commissions and committees, the national organization has a regular full-time staff of about 300 employees.

Rainier Post 264 was chartered in the year 2000 and resides in Rainier, WA in the shadows of Mt. Rainier.?We currently are one of the larger Posts in the 4th District with about 280 members in the Post, 40 members in our Auxiliary and 15 members in our Sons of the American Legion (SAL).?We focus our efforts on assisting Veterans, Active Duty and Reserve Service Members and their Families.?We have 5 Field Service Officers available to assist you.

Text Box: Email webmaster at: web.master@alpost.264.com

FOR GOD AND COUNTRY

Veterans Helping Veterans.

Legion LogoAuxiliary LogoText Box: The Post meets on the 4th Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the Rainier Chapel in Rainier
Located at: 206 Binghampton St E. (see calendar for changes)
 E-board meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m.  at Rainier City Hall, 102 Rochester W.
No-host Social breakfast is on the 1st Saturday of the Month at Jim Bobís in McKenna at 10 am.
Check the calendar for change in dates in November and December. 
Text Box: AMERICAN LEGION PREAMBLE
For God and Country we associate ourselves together for the following purposes:
to uphold and defend the Constitution 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 wars; to inculcate 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 goodwill 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 mutual helpfulness.
Text Box: The American Legionís success depends entirely on active membership, participation and volunteerism. The organization belongs to the people it serves and the communities in which it thrives.

Do you need to talk to someone? Veteran Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255, press 1 or veterancrisisline.net

Suicide Prevention Line: 1-800-273-8255

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