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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

Membership Meeting

Sat. October 22,2016, 11am
Bring any extra Christmas Cards you have. We will sign them at the November meeting and distribute them to the vets at Coffee and Donuts at the VA

Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Thurs. November 3, 2016, 11am, Lincoln Theater at 769 E. Long St., Columbus, OH 43203

One of our own, Kelly Knox, is a member of the class of 2016

General Membership Meeting
Saturday 22 October, 2016
Time: 11:00am

Location: 1500 W. Galbraith Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45231
Topic: "How to Make Natural Cleaning Products"


Of Interest

Welcome Home Baskets/Gift bags

Beginning this month we will be collecting items for "Welcome Home" Baskets/gift bags for Talbert House. The baskets/gift bags will be given to homeless vets moving into permanent housing. You can bring them to the meetings. Items that are suggested include:

- Clean, gently used blankets, full size sheets, pillow cases
- Umbrella
- hand and foot warmers
- poncho
- throw blanket
- clean, gently used towels, wash clothes
- shower curtain and hooks
- clean, gently used dish towels and dish rags
- household cleaning materials (e.g. dish detergent)

Toiletry Items:

- vaseline
- shampoo/conditioner
- soap
- toothpaste
- mouthwash
- chapstick
- body lotion

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

Greater Cincinnati Women's American Legion Post 644

Last updated 17th October 2016