American Legion Post 279

903 W. Superior  Jacksonville, Illinois 62650         217-243-6144


Welcome to American Legion Post 279

American Legion Post 279 has always welcomed VETERANS from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country. Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country and Community. Our mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace and blessings for our country, friends and families embodied in our preamble.

West Central Illinois Leathernecks Detachment 1177, Marine Corps League

Commander Accepts donation for The American Legion Post 279

Jim Crosier, Commandant of the West Central Illinois Leathernecks Detachment 1177, Marine Corps League, presents a $2,500 Donation to Danny Davison, Commander of The American Legion Post 279.
2017 - 2018
Tonya Crosier, President of The West Central Illinois Leathernecks  Auxiliary  Unit 462 , Marine Corps League , presents a $500  Donation to Danny Davison , Commander of The American Legion Post 279. The Marines are very appreciative of everything the American Legion has done for them .
Post Commander                    Danny Davison
Sr. Vice Commander              Frank Marshall
Jr. Vice Commander              Zeddie Bell
Adjutant                                      Warren Heaton
Finance Officer                        Vacant  
Chaplain                                      Louis Eason
Service Officer                        John Sampson
Sergeant-At-Arms                 Mike Morrow
Maintenance Officer           Bill Stout
Next Legion Meeting February 6th, 2018

January's Meeting Minutes have been posted. Click Here to read them.

Be sure to take a look at the Kitchen Project !!!  Its coming along Great...

American Legion Post 279 Commander Danny Davison paying respect to the WW II veterans by placing a wreath on the World War II Memorial at Community Park in Jacksonville, Illinois.  The wreath was donated by Bucheits in Jacksonville.

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Last modified: January 7th, 2018