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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

Bowling

Sun. January 22,2017, 2pm
Colerain Bowl, 9189 Colerain Ave. 45251
We can bowl their 2 game special for $9.95 (2 games and shoe rental)


Coffee and Donuts at VA

Sat. January 28,2017, 8am
Colerain Bowl, 9189 Colerain Ave. 45251


Membership Meeting

Sat. January 28,2017, 11am
Guest Speaker: Carole Quackenbush, Vitas Veterans Liaison. Carol will tell us about Vitas' programs for vetersns


Veterans Appreciation Day

LaSalle High School - Wed. February 15, 2017
The day starts at 9am with registration and social. The program begins at 10:25am.
The Archbishop of the Military will be the speaker. Bishop Joseph Binzer and 2 Tuskegee Airmen are to be in attendance.
The day concludes at 11:45am with lunch. Skyline and La Rosa's will be on site.
The event is free to veterans. For registration and more information go to "LaSalle HS Veterans Appreciation Day"


Cincinnati Cyclones Hockey Game (In the works)

Sun. February 19,2017, 3pm


Art on Fire (In the works)

9336 Colerain Ave. 45251, some time in March



General Membership Meeting
Saturday 28 January, 2017
Time: 11:00am

Location: 1500 W. Galbraith Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45231
Topic: "Vitas Veterans Liaison - Carole Quackenbush"

 

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


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 January 2017
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