American Legion Post 149

American Legion Post 149

American Legion Post 149
Hours:

Meets the Second Saturday
of the month at 10:00 AM
at the Woodbridge Inn
Breakfast at 9:00 AM



American Legion Post 149
PHONE
706-766-1750
PO Box 477 ~ Jasper, GA 30143-0448

Ron Wheeler
Commander

Alternate Phone
rwwheeler@etcmail.com
www.americanlegionofjasperga.org



$30 yearly dues
Must be active or served in Military


GENERAL INFORMATION



Post 149 Officers:
Commander ~ Ron Wheeler
Senior Vice Commander ~ Ronald Strickland
Junior Vice President ~ James E. Jeffers
Adjutant ~ Paul W. Glaser
Finance Officer ~ Gary G. Green
Judge Advocate ~ Malan Blanchard
Chaplain ~ Walter Champlin
Service Officer ~ Walter Champlin
Historian ~ Larry S. Whitt
Sgt. at Arms ~ Wayne M. Poore


Flag Disposal Box

American Legion Post 149 constructed a flag disposal box and placed it at the Community Thrift Store, located at 110 Samaritan Drive just off Highway 53 near the Health Department in Jasper. The box is located at the corner of the building next to the drop-off point for the Thrift Store. It is painted red, white and blue and is labeled as a "Flag Disposal Box". Our Post collects the old worn out American flags that are placed in this box and passes them along to Hill City Boy Scout Troop 288. The scout troop then disposes of the flags on their camping outings using the proper ceremony and honor that is so justly deserving of our American Flag, at that time.




NEWS & PRESS RELEASES


  • Ride For Our Fallen Heroes (5/9/2015)

    Ride for Our Fallen Heroes was presented by American Legion Riders of Post 149 with proceeds to the American Legion Comfort Warriors Program. The rid...


  • Bluegrass Festival Headliner David Peterson & 1946 Band (4/29/2015)

    Anticipation is high for bluegrass fans as they await the opening 3 day extravaganza of music, crafts, food and camping at the first annual Bluegrass ...


  • 'Abe Lincoln' To Speak At Bluegrass Charity Festival Church Service (4/21/2015)

    American Legion Post 149's Bluegrass Charity Festival is bringing the best bands... the best military speaker for opening ceremony... and now... the i...


  • Bluegrass Charity Festival is Nearing (4/19/2015)

    With less than three weeks out before opening the gates of the Bluegrass Charity Festival 2015, excitement is starting to stir here in Pickens County....


  • Spring Fling Family Fun Day (4/18/2015)

    Presented by The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 149 Jasper. Fun Filled Educational Day featuring Fire Truck, Police Cars, AirLife helicopter, Cheroke...


  • Great New Bluegrass T-Shirt Available in Limited Supply (4/13/2015)
    Order 3 Day Pass and T-Shirt by April 24th to have your name on the back
    The old saying, "been there, done that... and got the t-shirt to prove it", is one you will want to be saying yourself with the great new American Leg...


  • Two Great Bands… Old and New…for Bluegrass Festival (4/13/2015)

    This, the third in the "Get To Know Our Bands" series, will highlight two very well-known bands throughout Georgia; Brush Fire and BlueRoad. Be sur...


  • Former Adjutant General of Georgia to Speak at Bluegrass Festival (4/8/2015)

    Patriotism, honor and sacrificial service from our veterans and their families will be the theme of guest speaker, Major General Terry Nesbitt during ...


  • Grass Backardz & 8th of January to Perform For Bluegrass Charity Festival (4/8/2015)

    This, the fourth in our series of "meet the bands" performing for American Legion Blue Grass Charity Festival 2015, May 8-10, highlights two groups t...


  • A Different Kind of Bluegrass Sound… The Night Travelers (3/27/2015)

    This is the second in the series of Getting to know the bluegrass bands coming to Jasper’s Bluegrass Charity Festival. Look for highlights each week ...


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