Bennett & Dennis Herrick Memorial American Legion Post 626


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To Join

send us an email on the contact page, email us at [bennettherrick626@gmail.com] or contact us through Facebook. Dues are $35 annually and you must show proof of service period and discharge for veterans (DD214) or ID for service members. You may also click any blue button and join the Department of Missouri and then transfer to us. Eligibility requirements and another way to join can be found                             .

History of Post 626

 

Post 626 was first Chartered under Commander Bobby Watts and Adjutant Don Austin in June of 1975 in Gladstone Missouri. We received a new Charter in October of 1987 and officially changed our name during a ceremony on the 19th of March 1988 from Post 626 to The Bennett & Dennis Herrick Memorial American Legion Post 626 under Commander Burt Nelson and Adjutant Roger Kohrs.


We have served the citizens and veterans of Gladstone by providing an Honor Guard and or Color Guard at Memorial Day, the 4th of July celebration and many funerals. We have walked the Gladfest Parade and watched the Christmas Tree lighting. We have collected money on behalf of veterans and helped their family's in time of need. Missouri Boys State is something we are very involved with, sponsoring up to 7 boys one year.


We are proud to be a part of Gladstone.