Post Commander: Jamie Lethiecq
Senior Vice Commander: Rich Adams
Junior Vice Commander: Rick Flinn
Adjutant: Todd Deavor
Finance Officer: Jeffrey Zinn
Chaplin: Liz Bentzel
Judge Advocate: Harley Estep
Historian: Steve Nelson
Sergeant at Arms: David Maldonaldo
A Short History:
Our post in Mechanicsburg, PA was chartered by The American Legion on July 15, 1919, with 43 members. The first meeting was held on Thursday October 2, 1919 at the Old Hometown Hall. The original 1919 charter of our Post is framed and hangs on the wall in our Legion Commanders Office, it lists the names of our charter members.
Our Post is over 900 members strong and growing. Our Post is an integral part of the greater Mechanicsburg community and proud advocate for veterans on the local, state, and national level. Our local membership extends throughout the county.
Our Post Family:
Our Post, as the parent organization, has three other important units in our local Legion family They are:
American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Unit:
Founded in 1919, The American Legion Auxiliary is the oldest member of the Legion Family of units and most independent. The Auxiliary is a separate organization with their own legal and corporate identity. Please see our Auxiliary tab for more information.
Sons of The American Legion (S.A.L.) Squadron:
Founded in 1932, Sons of The American Legion squadron consists of boys and men of all ages whose grandparents or parents served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Please see our S.A.L. tab for more information
American Legion Riders (ALR) Chapter:
The American Legion Riders are Legionnaires, S.A.L. or Auxiliary members, who are also motorcycle enthusiast. Legion Riders are known for their charitable work. Please see our Riders tab for more information.