The American Legion


Flag Education  Guy Seydel is pleased to announce the Post's winners of the Flag Education & Etiquette Scholarship Program. There were 303 4th-graders that took the flag education test in November. From Ernest R. Elliot Elementary School, the awards went to Jack Foreit and Maddison Snow Prosk Clousing. From Frank H. Hammond Elementary School, the awards went to Ethan Loredo and Risha Panigrahi. From James B. Eads Elementary School, the awards went to
Colin Sinder and Helena Spencer. And from St. Thomas More School, the awards went to
Daniel Reynolds and Madeleine Miller. The overall winners from the post were Ethan Loredo and Risha Panigrahi and advanced to the District competition.

Dues Membership dues are $45 per year.  Dues notices for 2021 will be sent at the end of June 2020.  You may pay online, or purchase a Paid Up For Life membership.  You may also bring your dues to the meeting.  A 10=year membership is also being offered for $350, please contact the Post Adjutant.

Honor Flight Chicago is sending World War II veterans to the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. for a day of honor.  They run 7 flights per year from Chicago's Midway airport, monthly from April through October, each with about 100 veterans aboard.  Korean War era veterans were also added in 2016.  Beginning in April 2019, Vietnam era veterans will be flown.  WWII and terminally ill patients will be flown first.  Munster Post 16 is interested in getting applications in for WWII, Korean War, and Vietnam era veterans, for their day of honor.


Oratorical Scholarship Contest was held on January 26, 2020.  More information can be obtained by following the Oratorical Scholarship link above.