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America's Largest Veterans Service Organization

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Special  Events

 

US Army Birthday   14 June 1775

US Merchant Marine Birthday  26 June 1776

US Coast Guard  4 August 1790

US Air Force birthday  18 September 1947

 US Navy Birthday  13 October 1775

US Marine Corps Birthday  10 November 1775

 

Pancake Breakfast.   Every Sunday between Labor Day Through the last Sunday in April, serving between 8 and 12AM.   We are always in need of workers to cook, serve, and clean up tables.   Join a breakfast team for a 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th or 5th Sunday.   Contact Jeff Henry at 782-6675

 

 

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Commander Greg at the Grill

Color Guard.   The Color Guard leads the parade in Jackson on Memorial Day; participates in Veteran's Day Commemoration at Withington Park in Jackson; provides the leadership for Post Everlasting on November 11th at Post 29; Installation of New Legion members; Four Chaplain's Commemoration; as well as fulfilling ceremonial requests from the community.   The Color Guard needs men/women from the Legion, Auxiliary and SAL who are willing and able to march and practice, practice, practice.   Command of the unit rotates among the membership depending upon the performance.   Contact David Welihan at 517-764-3696

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                  Color Guard at Post 29                              Color Guard Team in State Competition

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               Color Guard Posting Colors                              Post Everlasting Team of 2009

Blood Drive.   Every two months the American Red Cross comes to Post 29 to collect blood.   The Post needs donors as well as volunteers to set up the collection stations and to clean up after the drive.    Just a few good men with strong backs are needed.

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VA Hospital Bingo.     On a regular basis, Post 29 and Auxiliary Unit 29 provides Bingo and other services to the veterans at the Ann Arbor VA Hospital.   Contact Dorothy Martin at 517-783-2139.

 

Memorial Day Parade and Services at Greenwood Cemetery in Jackson

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            Military Order of the Purple Heart                      Equestrian Ritual Team on Memorial Day

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                     Taps on Memorial Day                     A View of Greenwood Cemetery at Memorial Day 

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Post 29 Leads the Memorial Day Parade

     The Jackson County American Legion Ritual Team provides Church and Graveside Services for our deceased veterans.   Contact Dean Dumbauld or any Ritual Team Member about volunteering for this service to our departed comrades.

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Jackson County American Legion Ritual Team

Packing Care Packages for the troops overseas.

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                                    A Joint Effort of the Legion, Auxiliary and SAL.

 

  Still More Activities!

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            Four Chaplains Sunday                                Veteran's Council Veteran of the Year

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             Korean War Commemoration                                     Fourth of July

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                Past Commanders Post 29                                 Past Presidents Unit 29

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     Past Commanders & Past Presidents Dinner                  World War II Commemoration

 

And More Old Memories!

 

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                             Shipping Out                                                Stacked How Deep?

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                Liberation of Paris WWII                                           Know this young fellow?

And Fun Too!

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Who is that Ghoul?

 

 


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