The Post 109 Happenings Weekly Email
Everything Happening at Post 109.
Updated October 17, 2017
Read the September / October 2017 Cyclops
Seeking Vietnam Veterans
We are holding “A Salute to Vietnam Veterans” at a luncheon on Veteran’s Day – November 11, 2017. If you served in the Armed Forces between 11/1/55 through 5/25/75 we would like to thank you for your service at this Vietnam War Commemoration Event sponsored by The Dewey Lowman Unit 109 Auxiliary. Each veteran will receive a Vietnam Veteran’s Lapel pin.
Click here to view/download the flyer for complete information: http://www.americanlegionpost109.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/vietnam.pdf.
There is no charge for Vietnam Veterans and their one guest. Additional tickets are available for only $10.00 per ticket, which may be purchased at the Canteen. Seating is limited, please register soon.
Sign up at the Post Canteen or call Sharon Knecht at 410-227-0169 or email her at nonnieK@verizon.net
The Crab Feast was a big success. Third year in a row for a sellout. Check out the pictures and video on our Facebook Page. Just use these links.
VA Health Care System Notices: Click Here for the full story including Parking Garage Updates.
About American Legion Dewey Lowman Post 109
Located in Arbutus, Maryland we began in 1933. Our membership extends to every corner of the state and outside of Maryland as well.
We welcome veterans from all military service branches and active duty military personnel serving our country.
Post 109 is named for Arbutus native Dewey Nicholas Lowman. One of 306 who were lost at sea in 1918 aboard the USS Cyclops, from which we get the name of our Newsletter . (Read more)
Post 109 holds Memorial Day, 4th of July and Veteran’s Day ceremonies at the Arbutus Flagpole to help our community honor our great country, our veterans, and current service members particularly those who have paid the ultimate price for our freedom.
The Original 27 Flags parade float
Read this article about our 27 Flags unit in the Arbutus Times from Tuesday, June 28, 2016.
Post 109 is proud to be home to The Original 27 Flags Unit. The 27 Flags Unit proudly displays each of the 27 flags that have flown over the United States throughout our history. Members of this award winning organization participate as a marching unit in events such as the local Memorial Day Service and with their float in 4th of July and Labor Day parades and other events.
Hepatitis C – Are You at Risk??
If you are a Vietnam era veteran and /or you received your immunization shots with a “gun” and not a needle do yourself a favor and read this short article about Hepatitis C. It could save your life.
You can help the search for photos of Marylanders
Killed in Action in Vietnam.
Of the 1,017 Marylanders whose names are on the Vietnam Wall of Remembrance in Washington, D.C., 192 photos of those Marylanders are missing from the online Wall of Faces.
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