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Post 303  Hermosa, South Dakota

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ABOUT THIS POST

CHARTER DATE: March 31, 1969

POST NAMESAKE: Battle Creek

FIRST COMMANDER: George Gorwoski.

NOTABLE MEMBERS: Rick MacDonald, First State commander from post elected 2013

WHAT MAKES OUR POST UNIQUE: Small Town Post

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Hermosa Post 303 celebrated the Homecoming of their first member to become state commander. a great time was had. Don Knapp a charter member spoke on how the post was formed and how the firet few.. Full story »
American Legion Battle Creek Post 303 began in the late 1960’s with little more than a small group of determined, well-meaning veterans. The first meeting was held in 1968 in the store room of the town bar, sitting amongst the beer kegs and cases. As the group grew in numbers, they moved to the old bank building on Main Street. It had no heat, but it did have electricity, a desk and some chairs, permitting some semblance of an organized, if cold, meeting. As lack of progress was beginning to get to some in the group, Jack Lintz came up.. Full story »
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