Post 1985 Firestone, Colorado

Post 1985

Firestone, Colorado

Post 1985 Firestone, Colorado

About This Post

Post Namesake
Samuel J DiPaolo Samuel was a member of Company C, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division. He paid the ultimate price on the beach at Normandy. Samuel is remembered both in Normandy, France at a memorial site and in the ... READ MORE
What Makes this Post Unique
Family and community friendly. In addition to participating in community activities, such as the 4th at Firestone parade, our Post also hosts annual Flag retirement ceremonies, a local car show, both a Memorial Day and a Veteran's Day ceremony at ... READ MORE




American Legion Post 1985 is chartered

Jun 23, 1985
On June 23rd, American Legion Post 1985 received its charter from National as the Tri-City Post in Dacono, Colorado. This would be the beginning of the Post that it would become. The initial Post home would be a small building in Dacono, Colorado that was soon outgrown. The next Post home would be a two story building in Frederick, Colorado. This building would provide the room for a kitchen as well as meeting rooms. It..
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A Century of Life

Oct 2, 2016
A member of Sam DiPaolo American Legion Post 1985 in Firestone, Colorado celebrated his 100th birthday on Sunday, October 2nd, 2016. Victor Nelson, who resides in Broomfield,CO now, became a member of Post 1985 about 1980, and kept his membership there, as he said, “Because the Broomfield Post didn’t need my money.” Victor had been deferred during most of World War II because he had a job as a baker, which was considered a “protected..
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Press Release - The American Legion at 100 Years

Dec 5, 2016
Since 1919 The American Legion family has supported America’s Service Members and Veterans, out Families, our Community and Youth of our Nation, We provide a helping hand. We are the Veteran’s voice on Capitol Hill. We fight daily to ensure those who have served in uniform receive the help and benefits they have earned. At 100, the American Legion is committed as ever to its Founding Principles, our Four Pillars – Veterans Affairs and Rehabilitation,..
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Post Returns to Bingo for suppot

Post Returns to Bingo for suppot

Feb 1, 2018

In 1985 when this Post had acquired its present building, it was faced with a mortguage that needed to be paid off.  There were several ways of doing this, but one that appealed was to do Bingo.  The Bingo Hall in Longmont Colorado allowed the post to use its facility to host Bingo nights eekly.  These nights required several members to participate in order to support the Bingo activity.  Besides there being a caller, there..

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