Smith-Pletcher Post 779



American Legion

PA American Legion and PA Legion Baseball

team up with Employees from Cisco Sytems - who are veterans, AYSO, Mark's Hope, The USO, and DHL to answer a call from an Army Major stationed in Iraq to ship 5000 soccer balls

to the children in Iraq.


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New Electronic Filing Requirement

The American Legion, Department of Pennsylvania

94th Annual National Convention

Indianapolis, IN

Aug 24 - Aug 30, 2012

Spend a special evening honoring Department Commander Kerrie Gill Sr. on Saturday, April 21st, 2012 at the Uniontown Holiday Inn.  The cash bar will open at 6:00 pm and dinner will be served at 7:00 pm.  The cost of dinner tickets is $30.00 each.  Please fill out the form and send it to the address listed in the box before April 13, 2012.


You can also buy an ad at 1/2 page ad $40.00 and a full page ad at $70.00.  Again, the checks can be mailed to Herb Herman, PO Box 632, Fredericktown, PA  15333-0632.

Room reservations can be made by calling Debbie Watson at Department Headquarters 717-730-9100.



A ceremony recognizing 20 years of serving homeless veterans was held on Friday, January 11, 2008 at the Cypress Street homes.  Plaques honoring Betty Jones and Kenneth Dahner were unveiled and will be displayed in the end units of the home.  The Annual Housing for Homeless Veterans Recognition Dinner was held on Saturday, January 12, 2008.

View pictures of the Re-dedication and

Annual Dinner

The Pennsylvania American Legion has been asked to take the lead in raising the funds necessary to build a Fisher House at the Veterans Administration Pittsburgh Health System.


All donations need to be made out to the Fisher House Foundation and mailed to:

The Pennsylvania American Legion

Department Headquarters

PO Box 2324

Harrisburg PA  17105-2324


College Scholarships

Essay Contest

Keystone Boys State

Oratorical Program


State Police Youth Week

Trace Scholarship