Post Social Hours:
Monday: 4pm to 10pm
Friday: 4pm to 10pm
Saturday: 2pm to 10pm
Sunday: 1pm to 10pm
As Veterans we are a family and our home is located in Forest Hills NY in the Boro of Queens.
The national American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest wartime veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow servicemembers and veterans.
Fellow Legionnaires, Family, and Friends. The Forest Hills American Legion POST #1424 is now open for all members. Here are some general announcements:
A. ALL GENERAL IN-PERSON MEETINGS: FIRST MONDAY OF THE MONTH AT 7pm
All General Membership Meetings are the first Monday of the Month (except for Holidays). Meetings are in-person at the Post building. Veterans, Auxiliary, and Friends plus invited guests are welcome to attend.
For Veterans, please become a member or renew your membership through the National American Legion website: https://mylegion.org/PersonifyEbusiness/Home.
C. SOCIAL HOURS
The Post Bar and Social Quarters are open on Monday (4 pm); Friday (4 pm); Saturday (2pm); and Sundays (1 pm). The Post will close at 10 pm.
D. 2022 EVENTS
Nov. 11 at 8am - Veterans Day Breakfast, at Westside Tennis Club
Nov. 11 at 7pm - Veterans Day Party, at Forest Hills American Legion Post
Nov. 19 at 2pm - Turkey Shoot Fundraiser, at Forest Hills American Legion Post
Nov. 24 at 12pm - Thanksgiving Day Dinner for Vets & elderly, at Forest Hills American Legion Post
Nov. 27 at 12pm - Thanksgiving Sunday Jets Game, at Forest Hills American Legion Post
Dec. 17 at 6pm - Christmas Party & Toys for Tots drive, at Forest Hills American Legion Post. Unwrapped toys can be dropped off any time the Post is open.
E. POST BAR & HALL RENTALS
The Post Bar and Hall are available for rental by the general public. Please call 516-707-4124 if you are interested.
F. POST COMMUNICATIONS
We are phasing-out hardcopy mail notifications. Please make sure we have your updated e-mail address via the National American Legion website by creating/updating your account at https://mylegion.org/PersonifyEbusiness/Home.
Post E-mail address is: email@example.com
Post Website address is: https://americanlegionpost1424.com
Post Cell Phone Number is: 516-707-4124
If you do not have the capability to e-mail, then please call and we will make special accommodations for you.
Michael Arcati, Commander
Pat Conley, Vice Cdr
George Savastides, Vice Cdr
Ike Komae, Vice Cdr
Joe Conley, Financial Officer
Steve Carl, Sgt. At Arms
If you have served federal active duty in the United States Armed Forces since December 7, 1941, and have been honorably discharged or are still serving - you are eligible for membership in The American Legion!
*Because eligibility dates remain open, all active duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible to join The American Legion at this time, until the date of the end of hostilities as determined by the government of the United States.
**U.S. Merchant Marine eligible only from December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946 (WWII).
As the center of our Veteran community we have a shared goal to promote and exemplify mutual helpfulness in our community Including youth organizations, veteran services and the greater good of war time Soldiers. This is your opportunity to partner with us to make a real difference. Any contribution is more then appreciated, it is felt.
We love our Veterans and our Community, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.
You can e-mail us at:
10715 Metropolitan Ave, Queens, New York 11375, United States