Post 209 Colorado Springs, Colorado

Post 209

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Post 209 Colorado Springs, Colorado

About This Post

Post Namesake
Neal Thomas, Jr.: Past Commander of Post 209; Past Dept. of Colorado Commander; Past National Executive Committeeman. Air Force Veteran of two wars, Neal, throughout most of his adult life, led many, many veterans to jobs and occupations, housing, rehabilitation, ... READ MORE
Notable Members

• Jay Bowen, 2016-2017 Commander, Department of Colorado.
• Larry Johnson, 2016-2017 Jr. Vice Commander, Department of Colorado.
• Stan Hamomoto, 2016-2017 Chaplain, Department of Colorado.

HISTORY

1970

Post 209 is Chartered

Feb 26, 1976
Chartered on 26 February, 1976, as Centennial Post 209, (originally chartered as "Templeton Gap Post 209") in Colorado Springs, the post took its name in honor of the 200-year Bicentennial of the United States, and the 100-year Centennial of the State of Colorado.
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Post 209 is Chartered

2010

Centennial Post 209 Past Commanders

Nov 11, 2015

• Thomas Knutson, 1976-1977 • Wallace Lonsinger, 1977-1978 • John Gaillard, 1978 1979 • Max Hoyer, 1979-1980, 1980-1981, 1982-1983, 1987-1988 • Neal Thomas, 1984-1985, 1985-1986 • John Kovar, 1988-1989 • June Thomas Swearengin, 1990-1992 • Floyd Bufkin, 1992-1993, 1993-1994 • Al Cyriaque, 1994-1995 • Harry Johnson, 1995-1996, 1996-1997 • Harry McFadden, 1997-1998 • Larry Johnson, 1989-1990, 1998-1999 • Francis Redington, 1999-2000, 2000-2001 • Chuck Zeitvogel, 2001-2002, 2002-2003, 2003-2004 • Bill Marshall, 2004-2005, 2005-2006 • W.W...

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The History of Post 209 is Online!

Apr 9, 2016
The forty-plus years of our Post history can be found in the back issues of the Centennial Newsletter: the official newsletter of Neal Thomas, Jr. Centennial Post 209. They can be found at: http://legion209.org/newsletter Our history and upcoming events are also featured on our Facebook Page, at: https://www.facebook.com/American-Legion-Neal-Thomas-Jr-Centennial-Post-209-487024078053339/?ref=hl Much work has gone into these two resources by Historians of our Post over the years. We hope you will visit them!
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