American Legion Post 279

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

Email: legionpost279@gmail.com
​Commander: Danny W. Davison
​SAL Commander: Joel DuPre

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.
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Next Legion Meeting July 3rd, 2018


June 2018 Meeting Minutes has been published. Click here.

The Commander's Newsletter has been posted for April 2018 . Click Here to read.

American Legion Commander Danny Davison spoke of his induction to the US Army.  He dedicated his speech to his friend Steve Lowe and his family.  Steve was a Marine K.I.A in Vietnam

C.O. Smith delivered a heartfelt speech at Community Park on May 28th. during the Memorial Day Rememberanace Ceremony.   

Commander Accepts donation for The American Legion Post 279

West Central Illinois Leathernecks Detachment 1177, Marine Corps League

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.
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 .

Sam McCann, an avid supporter of Veterans presents a $250 Donation to Danny Davison, Commander of The American Legion Post 279. Pictured at right is Aaron Merreighn.

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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Post Commander                    Danny Davison
Sr. Vice Commander              Frank Marshall
Jr. Vice Commander               Zeddie Bell
Adjutant                                    Warren Heaton
Chaplain                                    Louis Eason
Sergeant-At-Arms                  Mike Morrow


​Finance Officer                       Vacant

 
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Last modified: June 9th, 2018