American Legion Post 297



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2022 - 2023 Sons of American Legion Squadron 297 Officers

                                 Commander                       Pete Colombo

                                 1st Vice                              Brad Parker

                                 2nd Vice                             Joe Colombo

                                 Adjutant                             Gordon Parker

                                 Financial Officer                Dr. Virgil L. Weideman

                                 Sergeant at Arms                 Eric Grainger                        

                                 Chaplain                            Tim Struttmann    

                                       Historian                            Phil Rubach

The Sons of the American Legion have Chartered at Post 297 and are now officially Squadron 297. We received our Charter in July 2011 and as of March 2014, we are 149 members strong.

For those of you who are not familiar with the Sons, we are an organization founded in 1932 whose purpose is, but not limited to: 1.) Supporting veterans and their families  2.) Promoting Patriotism and Americanism 3.)  promoting programs which benefit the youth of our country.

If you are interesting in joining the Sons or just want more information, please do not hesitate to contact Commander Pete Colombo at



Preamble to the S.A.L. National Constitution

Proud possessors of a priceless heritage, we male descendants of Veterans of the Great Wars, associate ourselves together as "Sons of The American Legion" for the following purposes:  To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order; to foster and perpetuate a true spirit of Americanism; to preserve the memories of our former members and the associations of our members and our forefathers in the Great Wars; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation; to combat the autocracy of both the classes and masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and good will on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify our friendship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness; to adopt in letter and spirit all of the great principles for which The American Legion stands; and to assist in carrying on for God and Country.