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205 N. Washington, Union, Missouri

American Legion Post 297

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Welcome To American Legion Post 297

Since our charter in 1920, American Legion Post 297 has been welcoming veterans from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country. Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country and Community. Our mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace and blessings for our country, friends and families embodied in our preamble below.


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To the wonderful patriotic citizens of the Union, Missouri community, thank you for your support of American Legion Post 297. Help us to continue sponsoring Scholarships for our children; give aid and assistance to our local needy Veterans, and their families. Help us to continue to support financially worthy community programs and projects


The reopening of the Soldiers Memorial Museum will be held all week.  The museum has been closed for some time for renovations and is now a state-of-the-art facility.  Please visit Soldiers Memorial Museum for more information.


Please join us for a very special lunch on November 18 at 12:30 in the lower level with the National American Legion Commander, Brett P. Reistad.  Please RSVP to Adjutant Gary Keeny by November 12 at or 314-420-7252.  Meal will be provided by Sons Squadron 297.


Post historian, Roger Gansmann, is gathering information to document post history. This is not limited to just the post, but our members (past and present). So show us what you've got! We are looking for member history, post history, newspaper articles, pictures and more... Informational packets are available at the post or can be sent to you via email, text or messenger. If you need one, just let us know where you would like it sent. Print out the packet and fill out whatever you can. Packets are also available at the post if you don't have access to a printer.

Please check the events calendar for meeting dates and upcoming event information.

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