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This Is Not Your Grandfathers American Legion Post

The Greater Cincinnati Women's Post 644 of The American Legion was founded in 1946 and chartered in 1948 by women veterans for women veterans. We remain the only American Legion Post in the Tri-State primarily dedicated to serving the needs of women veterans.

Mission Statement

To advocate for the needs, issues, and benefits of women veterans.



 Mark Your Calendars


Open House at the Post

Since there are no formal meetings during the months of June, July or August there will be a relaxed Open House at the Post on the last Wednesday
of the month at 6:30 pm. June 29, July 27 and August 31. We will explore what it means to belong to the American Legion (Films we have on hand) and if time and desire permit, we will
see one of my favorite DVD's. Pizza will be ordered if we have enough attendance. Come and learn about our Legion. You will be glad you did.



General Membership Meeting
No Formal Meetings in June, July or August
Relaxed Open House at the Post
Wednesdays, June 29, July 27, & August 31, 2016
Time: 6:30pm

Location: 1500 W. Galbraith Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45231

 

Of Interest




DAV 5K Run to Honor Veterans

DAV (Disabled American Veterans) is excited to announce that the 4th annual DAV 5K is returning to Cincinnati on Saturday, November 5. The DAV 5K Run to Honor Veterans is a a run, walk, roll, and motorcycle ride that thanks those who served and raises awareness of the issues our ill and injured veterans face every day.

When you participate in the DAV 5K and encourage others to support this event, you are investing in the lives of our wounded American heroes who have sacrificed for our freedoms. DAV assists veterans by helping them gain access to the medical, financial and educational benefits they've earned along with connecting them to meaningful employment opportunities. Funds raised through the DAV 5K ensure that DAV can continue to provide these services to veterans free of charge.

Race day will be an experience you'll never forget! Learn more about the event at this link Read More.
If you have any questions, please contact the DAV 5K team by emailing us at dav5k@dav.org .


The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) will now offer the Women Veterans license plate to any women who served or
retired in any of the branches of the military: Marine; Navy; Army; Air Force and Coast Guard.
License plates went on sale to the public Monday April 25, 2016.

See the video: "This is Real Life", which highlights the new license plate dedicated to women veterans.



2017 Membership Renewals are now Due
Please help us meet our membership goals by sending in your check or money-order
for $40 payable to Post 644.
If you have any questions please contact Shirley May


Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program

Are you interested in developing and improving your shooting skills, for pleasure or personal protection? Would you be interested in working as a group from the post?
Contact Georgia Dahlberg if interested.


Ohio became the sixth state to join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s All*Vet States web initiative

All*Vet States is a web site hosted by the U.S. Chamber with employment, education and business start-up information for participating states. The site’s goal is to goal is to showcase states that are working hard to create economic opportunities for veterans and military spouses and to highlight the resources available to those transitioning military families.

“I’m very happy that Ohio has joined this effort,” Ohio Department of Veteran Services Director Tim Gorrell said. “Increasing the visibility of our state through the All*Vet States site is another way we’re elevating Ohio’s status as a veteran-friendly state, one that all veterans can be proud to call home. Ohio has worked aggressively to be a top destination for our nation’s veterans and military spouses.
Click on All*Vet States Ohio



National HQ

Ohio Dept. HQ

A Pledge to Service



Women In Military Service For America Memorial (WIMSA)

Ohio Women Veterans Advisory Committee
Ohio Women in the Military


Articles of Interest

Lt. General Wolfenbarger
DoD to Open 14,000 Army Jobs to Women



Ohio Department of Veterans Services Newsletters



OHIO VETERAN BONUS
Time is running out.  Apply now if you qualify.
Application deadline for service in Iraq is December 31, 2014


Governor and State Leaders News Release
Bonus Facts
Message from State Representative Connie Pillich
Application for Veterans
Application for Veterans Family
Greater Cincinnati Women's American Legion Post 644

Last updated 2nd August 2016
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