morning I spoke with the post commander of Post 81. I got the approval
to have our next meeting on Wednesday October 21, 2020 at 7 PM. American
Legion Post 81
Melbourne, Florida, I hope you can make the meeting. Stay safe. I mentioned at the meeting last Wednesday that there is a function "Honor the Blue" at the Veterans Center
400 S. Sykes Creek Pkwy Merritt Island Florida on Saturday October 31, 2020 from 1-4 PM, Mark your calendars, I plan to be there in dress uniform.
So, we are trying this again,,
the American legion will be opening
the first week of September, we will have our meeting on Wednesday the 16th of September at 1900 hrs, all officers will meet at 1830.
AFTER A LENGTHY CONVERSATION WITH THE POST COMMANDER OF
AMERICAN LEGION CHAPTER 81 IT WAS DETERMINED THAT HAVING OUR MEETINGS ON
THE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH INTERFERED WITH ANOTHER GROUP THAT
MEETS ON THAT SAME DATE. WE HAVE DECIDED THAT
IN THE BEST INTEREST OF OUR CHAPTER AND THE POST THAT WE WILL
RE-SCHEDULE ALL FUTURE MEETINGS STARING IN APRIL TO THE FOURTH TUESDAY
OF EACH MONTH. THE NEXT MEETING IS SCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY APRIL 28, 2020
AT 6PM (1800).
THIS IS BEING DONE IN THE BEST INTEREST OF OUR GROUP SINCE WE ARE GUESTS AT THE POST.
** AT THIS MOMENT THIS MEETING HAS BEEN
CANCELED. PLEASE WATCH FOR UPDATES. **
This seem to be a year for cancellation do to a cancel culture.
However, We stand proudly to salute this flag, for this nation and the ones who gave their live so that the ungrateful can have there say.
We will never give in to those who try to tier it down. We will never forget the ones who built it up.
The Florida Veterans Reunion is one of the largest and longest running veterans reunions in the country.
2020 dates Escort May 3rd Reunion May 7th - 10th
We welcome all veterans young and old at our event.**HAS BEEN CANCELED**
Veterans and Primary Family Caregivers who are eligible and want to take advantage of in-person benefits must have a Veterans Health Identification Card, or VHIC. Primary Family Caregivers must have an eligibility letter from VA’s Office of Community Care.
Veterans use VHICs for identification and check-in at VA appointments, but will also use them for base access under the new program.
Veterans eligible solely under this act who are eligible to obtain a Veteran Health Identification Card must use this credential for in-person installation and privilege access. The card must display the Veteran’s eligibility status (i.e., PURPLE HEART, FORMER POW or SERVICE CONNECTED).
Veterans eligible solely under this act who are not enrolled in or are not eligible to enroll in VA health care, or who are enrolled in VA health care, but do not possess a Veteran Health Identification Card will not have access to DoD and Coast Guard installations for in-person commissary, exchange, and MWR retail privileges, but will have full access to online exchanges and American Forces Travel.
Medal of Honor recipients and Veterans with 100% service-connected disability ratings are eligible for DoD credentials under DoD policy.
WELCOMING ALL VIETNAM AND VIETNAM ERA VETERANS