ABOUT POCATELLO POST 4
" The Can Do Legionnaires!"
American Legion Post 4
Bannock County Veterans Memorial Building
300 N. Johnson Ave.
Pocatello, Idaho 83201
George "Woody" Woodman
1st Vice Commander||
2nd Vice Commander||
Harry (Thor) Lord|
Sergeant At Arms||
Sons of the American Legion||
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American Legion Post 4 Meetings are the 2nd
Wednesday of the month at 7: PM in the
downstairs meeting hall of the Bannock
County Veterans Memorial Building located at
300 Johnson Street in Pocatello, Idaho. The
Legion Riders meet following the regular
meeting at 8:PM. The phone number at the
Memorial Building is:
There are many benefits for members of the
largest Veterans organization in the world!
The American Legion is made up of active
duty soldiers, sons of veterans , as
well as the American Legion Auxiliary, for
spouses and family members of veterans.
Here's a list of just a few of the programs
that Pocatello American Legion Post 4 is promoting and participating
in around Pocatello and Bannock County:
CHILDREN AND YOUTH
- Fishing Derby
- Toys for Tots
- Temporary Financial Assistance
(Families with Children)
- Baseball ( Four Teams)
- Boy's State (13 Boys in 2007)
- Boy Scouts (Venture 148 Local)
- Boy Scouts Iraq (Eagles,
- Junior Shooting Team
- Oratorical Program ($160,000 Plus
- R.O.T.C Awards (ISU, BYU Idaho)
- School Awards
- American Legion Scholarships
For Idaho High School Seniors
- Veterans Rehabilitation
- Veterans Assistance
- Veterans Educational
- Food Convoy ( 3 Idaho State
Veterans Homes )
- Idaho State Veterans Homes
(Pocatello, Boise, Lewiston)
- Idaho State Cemetery (Boise)
- Blood Donor Program
- Medical Assistance For
Veterans in Need
- Support Active Duty Soldiers
- Community Support
- Service Office in the County
- State Of Idaho Service
Office Here In Pocatello
ABOUT THE AMERICAN LEGION
The American Legion is comprised of 55 state-level "departments" in
each of the 50 states as well as the District of Columbia, France,
Mexico, Philippines and Puerto Rico. There are approximately
15,000 local "posts" throughout the sate level.
Facts about membership in The American Legion, the nation's largest
The 2004 current national membership tally roughly 2.7 million
is consistent with the year-end totals for 1954 through 1986.
The American Legion extended its service in communities across the
country through the development of 105 new, revitalized posts from
January 2003 to December 2003.
The American Legion attracts younger veterans. Active-duty
members are eligible to join - and they are joining. In fact, The
American Legion has over 221,000 members who joined under the
Persian Gulf, Lebanon/Grenada and Panama War periods of
eligibility. Today's active duty service members continue to join. The
American Legion created a program known as "Reconnect" as an
opportunity for its members to interact with the total force active
duty, National Guard and Reserve.
The American Legion created a task force especially designated to
assist Persian Gulf veterans and their families. The task force has
helped individuals receive direct compensation and needed support
through the service provided by The American Legion.
The American Legion is "Still Serving America." This is only a part of
what The American Legion did "for God and Country" in program year
Donated more than 2.1 million hours of service to communities.
Post Service Officers handled more than 116,000 cases of veterans
seeking benefits and just compensation from the Department of
Devoted more than 1.0 million hours of volunteer service to
Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals.
Donated more than 90,000 pints of blood to collection centers
nationwide, making The American Legion the nation's single largest
Annually spends nearly $33 million on programs benefiting children
- 1. Awarded nearly 14,000 medals to Junior ROTC Students
- 2. Sponsored nearly 24,500 American Legion Boys State delegates.
- 3. Sponsored nearly 2,500 Scouting units serving 72,000 youngsters.
- 4. Sponsored more than 5,200 American Legion Baseball teams and
an additional 2,400 youth baseball squads.
- 5. Awarded more than $5 million in college scholarships to deserving