Post member Dale Hajost briefs the membership at the July meeting about the seven young men Post 140 sponsored at the recent Boys State convention.
Under the leadership of Dale Hajost, Post 140 sponsored 7 young men to attend this year’s Boy’s State held in June at Gordon College in Barnesville, GA. Pictured is Russell Makepeace, son of Facilities Manager Bill Makepeace, who attended the event.
Commander Scott Mathews presents a plaque to Jim Martell in recognition of his three years of dedicated service as Adjutant.
Flag Day guest speaker Pete Mecca addressed members and guests. Pete served in Vietnam with Air Force Intelligence and has served as Commander and Program Director for the distinguished Atlanta World War II Round Table for the past seven years.
Boy Scouts from St James UMC Troop 370 performed a respectful Flag Retirement Ceremony.
Bishop Derick Jones, a retired Air Force Colonel, speaks to Post members at the May business meeting.
April guest speaker Dave Wells, Sandy Springs Assistant City Manager, discusses the new Veterans Park to be built in Sandy Springs.
Post 140 Service Officer John Paulson speaks at a memorial tribute to former member Brian Quinones held at the Post on March 13, 2021.
Georgia USO President Mary Lou Austin addresses the membership at the February business meeting.
Post 140 Membership Committee hard at work before the February business meeting. L to R: Hap Raper, Jerry Buckner, Adjutant and Membership Committee chair Jim Martell. Frank DeRosa, Anthony LoRusso and Melissa Tarver-Prodanov.
Under the leadership of David Llewellyn, Post 140 conducted the annual Oratorical contest on January 29, 2021 via Zoom.
On January 2, 2021, 12 Post 140 members and their families volunteered to make 1500 bag lunches for military troops coming through the USO at the Atlanta Airport. A job well done under the leadership of Furman Wood, Hal Raper and Jerry Buckner.
Post 140 member Bob Hopkins presents a check for $1,000 to the USO in memory of members Jack Soloman and Herb Saunders.
Ken DiSimone, Scott Mathews and John Paulson represented Post 140 at a senior living facility in Sandy Springs on Veterans Day where they honored 18 WW II and Koreans veterans.
5th District Commander Walt Cusiak addresses members at the October 2020 business meeting.
The Chastain Park Cleaning Crew, including four members of Post 140, helped clear brush and beautify the Part on September 12, 2020
American Legion Post 140 recently had a change of leadership, with Scott Mathews (left) replacing Ken DeSimone as commander.
Post 140 Monthly business meetings during the Covid 19 pandemic.
News and Upcoming Events
We meet monthly at 1800 on the second Monday of each month.
Friday Happy Hour
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