Commander's Desk

Greetings to our fellow veterans, their family members and to our community.
It is my honor to welcome you to the new official page for the American Legion post 471. We are looking forward to sharing with everyone events and services we proudly take part of. In addition, you will also find updates on the legion and current events. We encourage everyone to read it and also check out our new website, In closing I would like to say for over a 100 years the American legion has dedicated itself to helping other veterans, their families, And its community. We will continue to strive everyday to continue that work. Lastly, I would like to thank my fellow board members for giving me this opportunity to serve as commander. I look forward to the coming days as we embark on the journey ahead. May God bless the legion, its community and may God bless the USA. Hoorah !!

Valentine Bartchak
Commander post 471

Chaplain's Notes

Note to all our Veteran's

The Freedom we have today is because of the amazing people of our military units and teams.  People who stood the watch, fought the battle and understand the love and commitment that is needed to provide that Freedom for the people of our country today. As the Post 471 Chaplain, please let me personally Thank you and I pray that God may Bless you and Keep you, May He shine His face upon you and give you peace.  
For God and Country!

Chaplain Mark Malizzi