© American Legion Post 15, Decatur, AL
AMERICAN LEGION POST 15
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2014 District Oratorical Contest Winner
Honoring The Fallen
Post 15 accepts top prize at 2013 Priceville Veteran’s Parade
Commander Cole visits with Veterans
Helping Veterans In The Community
American Legion Riders
Commander - Bill Cole
1st Vice Commander - George Krigbaum
2nd Vice Commander - Roger Groves
Adjutant - Becky Burney
Finance Officer - Chuck McClendon
Chaplain - Anders
Sgt-at-Arms - Joe McCarrick
Sgt-at-Arms - Tony Robinson
Legal Officer - Ralph Terry
Communication Officer - Bob Branin
Americanism Chairman - Kathleen Moore
Disaster Chairman - George Marsh
Security Officer - Don Smith
Historian - Bob Stricklin
3 Year Trustee - Don Smith
3 Year Trustee - Morris Reagan
2 Year Trustee - James Larson
2 Year Trustee - Pat Volonino
1 Year Trustee - John Tinger
Finance Cmte, Chmn - Chuck McClendon
Athletic Cmte, Chmn - Becky Burney
Building Committee - Pat Volonino
Bingo Committee - Joel Sellers
Golf Committee, Ralph Terry
Join us every
Saturday at 6 PM
Music, Dancing, Snacks, and Door Prizes.
Every Friday at 7 PM.
The Post is conveniently located along highway 31 and offers spacious meeting and party rooms for every occasion. We have space available for seminars, reunions, receptions, or even a dance. Stop by and check us out or call 256-353-5501 for more details.
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Operation Comfort Warriors is a program dedicated to meeting the needs of wounded, injured or ill military personnel by providing them with comfort items not usually supplied by the government. OCW ensures that patients at U.S. military hospitals and warrior transition units are given items like sweat suits, DVDs, puzzles, electronic devices, books, calling cards and more. OCW also provides larger items such as ping pong tables, entertainment centers, computers, kayaks and other recreational goods for use by wounded warriors in common areas.
Smoke Free Building
Veteran’s Day Parade and Memorial Ceremony
Post 15 played a big role in the 2013 Veteran’s Day Parade and memorial ceremony. Clockwise from upper left: Post 15 Commander Bill Cole was master of ceremonies; Post 15 parade float won 1st prize; Legion Riders Joe and Frances proudly representing the American Legion Family.
Post 15 lends a helping hand during the
2013 Warrior Week Fishing Tournament
It could pay to attend the
monthly Post meetings.
All members with paid 2014 dues will be entered in the lottery by membership number. If a member’s number is drawn at the monthly Post meeting, and they are present at the meeting, they will win $50. If the member is not present, that money will stay in the lottery and an additional $50 will be added for the next monthly meeting. New members will be eligible after their first meeting. All Post members with 2014 cards will be in the drawing, but you must be present to win.
Nov 2013 - $600 No Winner
Oct 2013 - $550 No Winner
Sep 2013 - $500 No Winner
Aug 2013 - $450 No Winner
Jul 2013 - $400 No Winner
Jun 2013 - $350 No Winner
May 2013 - $300 No Winner
Apr 2013 - $250 No Winner
Mar 2013 - $200 No Winner
Feb 2013 - $150 No Winner
Jan 2013 - $100 No Winner
Dec 2012 - $50 No Winner
Post 15 thanks local Veterans during Tut Fann Veterans Home Anniversary Party.
April 2014 - $850
Mar 2014 - $800 No Winner
Feb 2014 - $750 No Winner
Jan 2014 - $700 No Winner
Dec 2013 - $650 No Winner
Post 15 members and distinguished visitors had a wonderful time at the 2013 Veteran’s Day Dinner and Dance.
Jimmy Pritchett, the 2013 Alabama Boy’s State Lieutenant Governor, thanks Legion Members
for supporting his attendance at
State and National levels.
Congratulations to the 2014
12th District Oratorical Competitors
From right to left -
1st Place - Emily Leopard - Limestone County
2nd Place - Matthew McDavid - Madison County
3rd Place - Katie Noriega - Cullman County
4th Place - Drew Cooper - Morgan County
From right to left -
George Krigbaum, Alabama State Commander
Emily Leopard, District Oratorical Winner
Jim Carroll, 12th District Commander
Kathy Moore, Post Americanism Chairman
District Commander Carroll recognizes the Oratorical judges-
Representative Ed Henry, Sheriff Ana Franklin, Debra Talley, Barbara Crafton, Bonny Sims.
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