ALPost76lv - SpiritofFreedom

Welcome to the official website for American Legion Post 76
 in Las Vegas, Nevada! The purpose of this site is to present 
information for local veterans [of all eras] and their families, 
 newsletter online, list local and national resources, and list 
events that Post 76 is involved with.

What POST 76 Does!


* Plan and implement annual Memorial Day Ceremony at The Lakes in Summerlin

* March with Color Guard in July 4th, Veterans Day, and Helldorado Days parades

* Provide Flag Posting details (Color Guard) for conventions on Las Vegas Strip, local organizations, and local government

* Support Nevada Department of Veterans Services (NDVS) with Veterans in Care (VIC) Program with Color Guard and recognition of Veterans at local Senior Care Facilities.

* Participate in Information Fairs several times a year at Nellis AFB and Creech AFB

* Award scholastic scholarships to local JROTC students

* Award American Legion Medals/Certificates to students at 4 High School JROTCs and 16 Middle and High Schools

* Hold informative monthly General meeting with Guest Speaker Program and social amenities

* Support Wreaths Across America Program at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery (SNVMC)

* Provide aid and assistance to veterans and their families throughout Southern Nevada

* Work with other Veteran groups in similar projects

* Active participant in annual Catholic Charities-sponsored Veterans Service Fair in the Fall

* Active participant in annual U.S. Vets-sponsored Veterans Stand Down in the Spring

* Promote Americanism & Patriotism by picking up worn and damaged American flags for proper disposal according to the U.S. Flag Code

* Provide information and aid to Veterans at local Job Fairs

* Attend weekly services on Thursday mornings at the SNVMC for the interment of Veterans who have no family or friends.

* Support deployed active-duty units with "care packages"

* Volunteer at local PBS Channel 10 during on-air fund raising drive and other volunteer projects

* Sponsor local High School students in American Legion Oratorical Contests

* Sponsor local High School students in Department of Nevada Boys State Program

* Participate in quarterly American Legion District 2 meetings