America Legion Post 60 Arlington Texas

American Legion Post 60 Newsletter June 2017


American Legion Post 60 Newsletter June 2017 Our current membership stands at 352 members. May closed with 260 members paid, 98.86% of our 2017 membership goal. We are 3 members short of 100%. Presently, there are 62 members that have not renewed for the 2017 membership year. Keep your membership active. Surely there are 3 of you, or more, to step up and help us reach that goal. Those that have not renewed for the 2017 membership year, please do so at your earliest opportunity. You can mail your renewal to American Legion Post 60 @ 601 W Pioneer PKWY, Arlington, TX 76010, drop it off at your next visit to the Lodge or renew online at If you need any assistance, please call me, 817-360-7558 or email Elections were held at out May meeting. The Officers for the 2017 2018 year are; Commander................John Header 1st Vice Commander.......Basilio Rosales 2nd Vice Commander.......Open Adjutant................John Straten Finance.................Robert Erichsrud Judge Advocate..........Chuck Bayne Historian...............Steve Corbin Service Officer.........Alan Hall Sgt At Arms.............Basilio Rosales Board of Trustees.......John Michael Huey...3 year term The position for 2nd Vice Commander is still open. If anyone is interested, please let the Commander Header know. The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 60 has asked the Legionnaires support in increasing their membership. They want your eligible family members to join the unit. Applications are available at the Lodge. Also, female veterans can be dual members as well. Join me in welcoming our new and transfer members: Chris Pettitt Visit our website, regularly, at There is a District Commander call at Post 655, Haltom City, June 5th at 7:00pm for anyone wishing to attend. The District Bus for Texas Boys State will leave Post 569, Felix St., on June 11th and return approximately 5:00PM June 16th. Assembly for the boys is at 9:00AM, bus will depart at 10:00AM with escort by the District AL Riders.

Happenings at the Post

June 11th Sunday Army B'Day celebration June 20th Tuesday Burger Night by American Legion 6:00 till 8:00 pm June 22nd Thursday Meeting ~ American Legion Auxiliary 7:00 till 8:00 pm June 29th Thursday Meeting ~ American Legion 7:00 till 8:00 pm. July 1st Saturday Meeting ~ ALR Post 60, noon till 1:00 pm We are located at 601 W Pioneer Pkwy Arlington, TX 76010. The ELKS Lodge #2114 has agreed to sponsor our post at their Lodge. As a non-member of the ELKS, you will need to be signed in as a guest. We will have a member of the ELKS there to sign you in. On meeting nights, the last Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm, you can sign yourself in, just enter your name and post 60. We hope that this will enable our post to grow and prosper. John Straten, Adjutant 817 360 7558

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