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2nd Vice Commander and fund raising chair Marv displays a new sign the Post has that shows were most of the donations go that support veterans in need. Some of the charities include Charlotte Hall, Disabled American Veterans, Fisher House Foundation, Honor Flights, Maryland Center for Vets, Semper Fi Fund, The Tunnel to Towers Foundation, USO, VA Hospital, Voices for Vets along with several others.  6/16/22

Brothers, Sisters, Ukraine

American Legion Post 156, Ellicott City, Maryland has established Brothers, Sisters, Ukraine to organize monetary donations in support of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine. Annually, American Legion Post 156 collects and distributes approximately $20,000 support to charities and non-profit organizations. 100% of all donations made are distributed. ALL donations provided to Brothers, Sisters, Ukraine go in a specially designated account and will ONLY be used in support of the Ukraine crisis.

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Upcoming events

August 12th: 1130 - Luncheon at Columbia Crossing Mission BBQ.
August 18th: 1900 - Monthly members meeting at the VFW Hall.

Summer Honor Flights
Three flights scheduled for July and August: Here

Post 156 Slide Show (After selecting, at top of page, click More Options, then Slideshow to start show)

You are not alone

Veterans from all eras are reacting to the events in Afghanistan, such as the U.S withdrawal and the takeover by the Taliban.  For available resources, see the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs site.

Howard County Fallen Heroes Tribute

To honor Howard County residents who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, the Office of Veteran and Military Families is proud to announce the creation of the Fallen Heroes Tribute page. 

We hope that you will use this form by sharing their stories of valor which will be highlighted on a future webpage.  

Fallen Heroes Form

According to the Department of Defense, updated requirements now state all service-connected Veterans, Purple Heart recipients, former prisoners of war (POW), and individuals approved and designated as the primary family caregivers of eligible Veterans under the Department of Veterans Affairs Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers (PCAFC) can use commissaries, exchanges, and morale, welfare and recreation (MWR) retail facilities, in-person and online.

For more information, click here.

Adams, Hanna, Moore Memorial Post 156 welcomes Veterans and active duty service members from all branches of our Armed Forces. New legislation has been signed opening up eligibility for more veterans to join the American Legion. If you've served any time from December 7th, 1941 to present, we'd love to have you stop by and fill out an application! Joining our post enables you to continue serving your God, country and community. Our mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace and blessings for our country, friends and families embodied in our preamble.

To the wonderful, patriotic citizens of the Howard County, thank you for supporting our Post. As a tax exempt organization defined by IRS code 501(c)19, your donations are 100% tax deductible. All money raised is given back to Veterans or the local community. Help us to continue supporting financially worthy community programs and projects. Your support will allow us to continue sponsoring scholarships for youth, while also giving aid and assistance to our local Veterans and their families.

If you are a member of the Post and not receiving email notices, please send an email to info@legionpost156maryland.org and let us know!

Did you know the American Legion has a mobile app for iOS and Android? To get it click here.

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Post 156 is a 501(c)(19)
EIN: 52-6077924