What the American Legion Does:


  • Delivers, free of charge, all U.S. Flags for the graves of American military personnel laid to rest at overseas cemeteries.
  • Provides cash assistance to needy military and veteran families with children at home.
  • Purchases comfort items and recreational opportunities, from loose fitting sweat suits for burn victims to amusement park tickets for families of hospitalized military personnel recovering from wounds and illnesses.
  • Provides volunteer hours and services at VA medical facilities at an estimated annual value of $20 million.
  • Fulfils needs and provides firsthand support for veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury through a variety of therapeutic programs that are not dependent on prescription drugs.
  • Awards college scholarships to the children of U.S, military personnel who have lost their lives while on active duty since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001. Distributes urgent cash assistance to veterans whose homes have been badly damaged or destroyed by natural disasters.
  • Distributes more than $500,000 a year in grants to organizations that provide support for children in need.
  • Sponsors and supports hundreds of youth programs, including more than 3,000 Scouting units, nearly 4,000 American Legion Baseball teams, dozens of Junior Shooting units, Junior ROTC and Junior Law Cadet programs.
  • Provides relief, support, shelter, training and compassion for homeless veterans.
  • Supports and demands a full accounting and repatriation, when possible, of all U.S. military personnel listed as Prisoners of War or Missing in Action.

American Legion
Post 373
5939 SR 109
Delta, Ohio 43515

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American Legion Post 373