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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

National Baby Shower for Women Veterans

Wed. May 9, 2018, 6-8pm
Cincinnati VA
(volunteers needed)

Mother's Day at Annabelle's Place

Sun. May 13, 2018, 2-4pm

Blood Drive

Thurs. May 17, 2018, 9:30am-12:30pm and 12:30-3:30pm
Cincinnati VA
(need 2 volunteers per session to hand out forms and pass out snacks; blood donors needed too)

B-17F Memphis Belle
On Public display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force

Thurs. May 17 through Sat. May 19, 2018
Big Band Concert Fri. May 18 from 6-7:15pm
Bring your own lawn chairs
Details for this 3-day event are still being finalized so check their web site closer to the date

Post Meeting

Sat. May 19, 2018, 9am
Cincinnati VA

Tristate Women Veterans Expo (rescheduled from March)

Sat. May 19, 2018 11am-3pm (Volunteers needed)

Veteran Reflections: Women Veterans in Time of War

Sat. May 19, 2018, 6pm
This event is in conjunction with a Cincinnati Reds Baseball Game. This event is not free.

Coffee and Donuts

Tues. May 22, 2018, 9-11am
Cincinnati VA

North College Hill Memorial Day Parade

Sat. May 26, 2018, assemble at 9:30am
A trailer is available for us to decorate. We'll pass out candy to the kids along the route as we did last year.

Bellevue-Dayton Memorial Day Parade

Mon. May 28, 2018, assemble at 10am

Western Hills Memorial Day Parade

Mon. May 28, 2018

General Membership Meeting
Saturday 19 May, 2018
Time: 9:00am

Location: Cincinnati VA


Of Interest

June Events - more detailed information will be forthcoming

- June 3, 2018 Fourth District Summer Convention
- June 10-17, 2018 Boys' State at Miami University
- June 13, 2018 Military Appreciation Night at Florence Freedom Baseball Game
- June 20, 2018 Cincinnati Veteran Stand Down at Memorial Hall
- June 23, 2018 Post Meeting
- June 24, 2018 Annual Fourth District Picnic
- June 26, 2018 Coffee and Donuts at Cincinnati VA

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.

2018 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 4th May 2018