American Legion Post 149
PO Box 477 ~ Jasper, GA 30143-0448


American Legion Post 149

American Legion Post 149
Ray Smith
Commander


PHONE 706-253-1715


Alternate
alpost149@gmail.com

American Legion Post 149
Hours:

Meets the Second Saturday
of the month at 10:00 AM
at the Pickens Senior Center
Breakfast at 9:00 AM



www.americanlegionofjasperga.org

$30 yearly dues
Must be active or served in Military



MORE INFORMATION

Post 149 Officers:
Commander ~ C. Ray Smith
Senior Vice Commander ~ Richard L. Rice
Junior Vice Commander ~ Homer Sewell
Adjutant ~ Jim Elrod
Finance Officer ~ Ron Wheeler
Judge Advocate ~ Jim Brescia
Chaplain ~ Walter Champlin
Service Officer ~ Bob Reitz
Historian ~ Steve Whitt
Sgt. at Arms ~ Virgil Coe



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


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    American Legion Post 149 members Bob and Suellen Reitz were recently honored for their military service during their May meeting by receiving Certific...


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  • American Legion Seeking Additional Help for Local Vet (4/8/2018)
    Update: $7,000 raised of the $29,000 needed
    Pickens County American Legion Post 149 is first and foremost all about vets helping vets. Sometimes the help needed is more than one organization ca...


  • American Legion Raffle Presents Rifle to Winner (1/17/2018)

    Ellijay resident Katherine Johnson was tickled pink last Sunday when she heard the message left on her phone stating that she had just won the America...


  • Legion Offers New Scholarships For Seniors and Veterans (1/9/2018)

    American Legion Post 149 proudly announces to residents of Pickens County that they are offering two new scholarships this year of $1,000 for a studen...


  • Students Show Patriotism In Art & Essay Contest (11/15/2017)

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  • 5 County Job Fair & Resource Expo (7/3/2017)
    Opportunities for Employment & Valuable Resources For All
    Pickens County American Legion Post 149 and the Georgia Dept. of Labor will be hosting a 4 hour job and resource expo from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on T...


  • American Legion Donates To Cub Scout Pack 84 (5/23/2017)

    On Monday night, Cub Scout Pack 84 received a generous donation from the American Legion Post 149. Mr. Joe Weaver presented the check for $600.00 for ...


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