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16th District Membership 1 December 2022

New 16th District Blood Donor Chair

The District Commander has appointed Ed Hendrickson of Post 247.  Here is his information: Ed Hendrickson  3317 Midland Rd Midland VA 22728-2441 (301)461-3623

16th District Membership 17 November 2022

We are just under 70%, however we need to help the posts that are at 65 percent or lower. Reach out to the District Membership Chair Steve Blackstone or the Vice Commanders for assistance. Keep in mind each post should employ “Buddy Checks”, not just for membership but also as a means to reach out […]

Department Bowling Tournament Letter February 2023

Department of Florida Hurricane Ian Relief

Ian_Ltr to Cmdrs UPDATE

16th District Membership 10 November 2022

Northern Virginia Veterans Parade Manassas Virginia 5 November 2022

Honoring all Veterans and their families.Thank you and Welcome Home!Join us on Saturday November 5th @ 11:00 am in Old Town Manassas for the Annual Parade Parade RouteThe parade will begin at intersection of Prescott Ave. and Quarry Road. Parade will follow Prescott Ave around corner onto Center Street, and continue down Center Street to […]

16th District Membership 3 November 2022

‘Be the One’ wallet cards for download

  The American Legion OCT 28, 2022   A new “Be the One” resource has been created for American Legion Family members to always have on hand when they share with others what the initiative is and help save the life of a veteran. Four “Be the One” wallet cards can be downloaded and printed […]

16th District Membership 20 October 2022

We are a little more than 3% away from the November Goal. Process your Post membership via mylegion.org. 

Be The One resources and media

Here is the link to some helpful “Be The One” resources. https://www.legion.org/betheone/resources?utm_source=Adestra&utm_medium=email&utm_content=RESOURCES&utm_campaign=Source+Code+Here&utm_term=newsletter

16th District Membership 13 October 2022

Veterans Day Dinner Friday 11 November 2022 Post 293 Purcellville

American Legion Riders Rally American Legion Post 290 7-9 October 2022

16th District Membership 6 October 2022

16th District Membership 29 September 2022

16th District Membership Report 22 September 2022

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16th District Fall Conference 29 October 2022 Post 330 Culpeper VA

The District Fall Conference will be held at American Legion Post 330 14222 Rixeyville Rd. The meeting commences at 1:30pm. We encourage all Post Officers, District Chairs, and Legion Family members to attend this meeting.  Prior to the meeting there will be a shooting sports event starting at 10:00. This event is open to anyone […]

16th District Membership Report September 2, 2022

16th District Membership Report 18 August 2022

16th District Organizational Meeting 20 August 2022 Middleburg Post 295

Just a reminder: The 16th District Organizational Meeting will be held at American Legion Post 295, 111 The Plains Road, Middleburg, Virginia. The meeting will start promptly at 10am.  We ask all district officers, committee chairs, post commanders and selected guests attend this very important meeting. The district will be focusing on budget items, upcoming […]

16th District Membership Report 10 August 2022

Membership Revitalization Tips

  The American Legion AUG 08, 2022   American Legion post and district revitalization efforts provide an opportunity for members currently residing in a department headquarters post to transfer into a post in or near their community. It’s also an opportunity to sign up new members and check on fellow veterans.  Revitalization efforts can be […]

16th District Membership Report 6 August 2022

Memorial Services for Past Department Vice Commander John A. Ward Jr. August 2, 2022

John A. Ward Jr.AUGUST 2, 1950 – JULY 25, 2022 John A. Ward Jr passed away July 25, 2022 at the Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, surrounded by family and knowing that he was loved dearly by his family and friends. He fought aggressively against his battle with stage 4 lung cancer, which later metastasized […]

16th District Membership Report July 1, 2022 Revised

The American Legion Department of Virginia Leadership College July 29-30, 2022 Midlothian Virginia

Legion Family Leadership College Goal 2022 2022 Legion College Package 05262022 A reminder to all: It is not too late to register for the upcoming Department Leadership College. The registration package and Goals are above. It is recommended all new Legion Family Officers attend this event.   

Department of Virginia Convention 2022 July 13-17, 2022 Hilton Washington Dulles Airport Hotel Convention Activities and Agenda

16th District Membership Report 1 July 2022

16th District Membership Report 23 June 2022

Post Everlasting James Althouse June 26, 2022

A dear friend and comrade entered post Everlasting. James E. Althouse was a highly dedicated and active Legionnaire, and Legion Rider. His long list of positions held, is only a fraction of his impact to the American Legion Family. Doing the thing he loved, up to the very end. He will be missed.

16th District Membership Report June 17, 2022

2022 Department Year-End Checklist

12th Annual ALR Rally October 7-8, 2022 Post 290

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16th District Convention June 11, 2022

  16th District Convention is scheduled for June 11th starting at 10 AM with a Joint session. Hosted by Stafford Post 290. 1141 Mountain View Road Open to all members of the 16th District. We encourage all 16th District post officers to attend. Officers for 2022-2023 Membership Year and committee chairs.   District Commander James […]

16th District Membership Report June 9, 2022

Prevention of Veteran and Soldier Suicide June 25, 2022 Liberty High School

Sponsored by American Legion Post 247. This is a family event to support our Veterans and soldiers.  Date: 25 June 2022 Location: Liberty High School 5300 Independence Ave, Bealeton, VA 22712  Time: 9am to 5pm. All Proceeds go to help Veterans and Soldiers. Below is a fillable sponsor form for this event. Sponsor Form for […]

Vettes for Vets July 9, 2022 Haymarket Virginia

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2022 Department of Virginia Convention and Leadership College Registration Forms

2022-Dept-Convention-Convention-Registration-Form-1 2022 Legion College Package 05262022 Legion Family Leadership College Goal 2022 Please take advantage and register as soon as possible for these two events.    

End of Year Post Reports Update May 15, 2022

I know you are all tired of hearing about the Post Reports. This is one last plea from me to the Posts that have not submitted the required reports. This Saturday I will be meeting with The Department of Virginia Officials to go over which Posts are missing reports. I would like nothing more than […]

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Flag at Half-Staff Sunday, May 15

Peace Officers Memorial Day is Sunday, May 15. The day honors peace officers who have died, or who have been disabled, in the line of duty. The U.S. Flag Code is a codification of rules and customs pertaining to the display of the flag of the United States for use by civilians or civilian groups/organizations […]

Youth Cadet Law Enforcement Program 2022 Call Letter

YOUTH OPPORTUNITY!!!    YOUTH OPPORTUNITY!!!!      Youth Cadet Law Enforcement ProgramSince 1989, The Virginia American Legion and the Virginia State Police have conducted a week-long hands-on event for rising high school seniors (male & female) at the VSP Training Academy. Those interested in a law enforcement career get a small glimpse of the varied training a trooper […]

American Legion Post 247 75th Anniversary Community Celebration 7 May 2022

American Legion Harold J. Davis 75th Anniversary Community CelebrationThis event is open to all area Veterans, families and community residents. Help us Celebrate our 75 Years in the Remington Community.We will have displays, service organization information, Kids Games and much more.Come out and see us any time between 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM.We will have […]

Service for Charlie King 29 April 2022

Charles Alan King Obituary Graveside service will be at Union Cemetery in Leesburg 2pm, followed by a Celebration of Life at 3pm to be held at American Legion Post 293 Purcellville.    

American Legion Baseball Notices for the 15th and 16th Districts

15th and 16th District League bylaws It looks as if we will have 4 Senior teams this season: Post 290 Stafford, Post 72 Warrenton, Post 21 Winchester, and Post 34 Leesburg. Post 330 Culpepper has not yet formed a team.   Post 290 is the only League Post to have a Junior team.   I guess it […]

JROTC PWCS and Regional Drill Competition March 26, 2022 at Unity-Reed High School

On Saturday, 26 March 2022 the American Legion and Unity Reed HS hosted and VA-20065 competed in the URHS Lions Drill meet consisting of units from both the USAF and Army JROTC units with 6 schools in attendance. Sadly, several units could not attend stemming from having to rebuild their teams because of COVID. Yesterday’s […]

Upcoming Events in the 16th District

Post 293 Blood Drive scheduled for Tuesday, May 17th 1:30pm to 7:00pm   The Annual Post 34 Golf Tournament/Fundraiser Raspberry Falls Golf & Hunt Club Leesburg, VA May 20th. SAL Squadron 293 Cornhole Tournament Sunday, March 20, 2022 12-5pm      Antique Car Show American Legion Post 28 American Legion Riders May 21, 2022 10am […]

2022 16th District Spring Conference

The 16th District Spring Conference is scheduled for March 12th from 10am to 2pm at American Legion Post 364 Woodbridge, Virginia. Several guests are expected to be present to include the leading candidate for Northern Region Vice Commander, and Department Commander Frank Hillyard. Also it is that time of year, where we need to prepare […]