Since our charter on June 28, 1923, the La Mesa Post 282 of The American Legion 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 embodied in our preamble below.
Visit us and you will find a very active establishment at reasonable prices. You will meet fellow Legionnaires and those of our Auxiliary, Sons of The American Legion, and those members of VFW O.K. Ingram Ship 1774 and its Auxiliary, and members of AMVETS Post 1775 who all participate in the veterans and community programs mainly geared to the City of La Mesa. Membership applications are available at the Post.
Post Telephone # (619) 469-6064
Important Message from Jack Porath, Commander
American Legion Post 282
The 6-cent stamp marking the 50th anniversary of the American Legion was first placed on sale at Washington, DC, on March 15, 1969. The American Legion, an organization of veterans, was chartered by Congress in 1919.
Artist Robert Hallock of Newton, Connecticut, has adapted a portion
of the national bird on the Great Seal of the United States for the
design. The eagle clutches an olive branch, the heraldic symbol of
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Come eat at the Post!
Thank You for your Donations!
Join us and see what the Auxiliary is working on.