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American Legion Post 421
28309 E. Highland Ave.
Highland, CA 92346

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American Legion

The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization. Focusing on service to veterans, service members and communities, the Legion evolved from a group of war-weary veterans of World War I into one of the most influential nonprofit groups in the United States. Membership swiftly grew to over 1 million, and local posts sprang up across the country. Today, membership stands at over 2.4 million in 14,000 posts worldwide. The posts are organized into 55 departments: one each for the 50 states, along with the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, France, Mexico and the Philippines.

Over the years, the Legion has influenced considerable social change in America, won hundreds of benefits for veterans and produced many important programs for children and youth.

For Eligibility and membership information, click on our Membership Applications page on the left or click here.

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American Legion Auxiliary

Founded in 1919, The American Legion Auxiliary has nearly 1 million members from all walks of life. The Auxiliary administers hundreds of volunteer programs, gives tens of thousands of hours to its communities and to veterans, and raises millions of dollars to support its own programs, as well as other worthwhile charities familiar to Americans. It is all accomplished with volunteers.

While originally organized to assist The American Legion, the Auxiliary has achieved its own unique identity while working side-by-side with the veterans who belong to The American Legion. Like the Legion, the Auxiliary’s interests have broadened to encompass the entire community.

The American Legion Auxiliary is the world’s largest women’s patriotic service organization. Through its nearly 10,500 units located in every state and some foreign countries, the Auxiliary embodies the spirit of America that has prevailed through war and peace. Along with The American Legion, it solidly stands behind America and her ideals

For Eligibility and membership information, click on our Membership Applications page on the left or click here.

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Son’s of the American Legion

Founded in 1932, Sons of The American Legion exists to honor the service and sacrifice of Legionnaires.

S.A.L. members include males of all ages whose parents or grandparents served in the U.S. military and were eligible for American Legion membership. Members of The American Legion, American Legion Auxiliary and Sons of The American Legion comprise the Legion Family, which has a combined membership of nearly 4.2 million.

Although Sons has its own membership, the organization is not a separate entity. Rather, S.A.L. is a program of The American Legion. Many Legionnaires hold dual membership in S.A.L.

For Eligibility and membership information, click on our Membership Applications page on the left or click here.

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In the past year or so, the Post 421 Family, i.e., Legion, Auxiliary, and Son’s of the American Legion,  awarded two $1000.00 scholarships to local high school students; donated over $1500.00 to Project Comfort Warrior; donated a new flag to an elementary school in a formal presentation; donated school supplies to two elementary schools and one Jr. high; handed out anti-bullying literature at two elementary schools; visited with patients at a convalescent home and gave out gift bags and burritos; sponsored two local high school girls for Girl’s State held at Claremont College; sponsored two local high school boys for Boy’s State held at Cal State Sacramento;  donated over $300.00 to local youth programs; filled food boxes for needy families during the holiday season; gave $100.00 to Riverside National Cemetery; donated toys to local families during Christmas.  This is our community!

For more information about Post 421, please visit our History Page to the left or click here.