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Post 267  Ormond Beach, Florida




CHARTER DATE: October 6, 1950

POST NAMESAKE: Cassin Young Memorial Email: Read more »

FIRST COMMANDER: Leo F. Foley 1950-1952... Present Commander JIM BOWERS

NOTABLE MEMBERS: Willie Branch, the first African American Commander Post 267 (2014) Read more »

WHAT MAKES OUR POST UNIQUE: BACKGROUND: Our historic building was featured in the February 2016 edition of THE AMERICAN LEGION magazine. According to the Master Site File, the style of the 1.5-story residential building is Colonial Revival. Sanborn map research and architectural field survey reveal.. Read more »

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JOHN L. MCBRIDE JR. WW II US Navy veteran who served on the USS Breese (DD-122) McBride was a Machinist Mate 2nd Class Petty Officer and was assigned to the ship in the Pacific theater immediately after hostilities broke out. During the 2 year period in theatre the ship and it’s crew were involved in several battles as a mine layer at Midway, the Solomons, the Russells, New Georgia, and Kula Gulf. Mcbride was commended.. Full story »
This is TOMMY SHERMAN a WW II vet and a dedicated member of the American Legion for 66 yrs. Tommy was in the Army's 25th Division and spent time in Leyte Philippines before moving on to spend 15 months during the occupation of Japan. Presently Tom is 88 years young. Attached URL: History of the 25th Division: Full story »
Our honored WWII veteran JOHN KENNETH WICKHAM WW1 and WWII served aboard the USS Buchanan as a Torpedoman 1st. Wickham was the recipient of numerous awards including the Purple Heart issued November 12th 1942 for injuries sustained in the South Pacific. The award was given by Admiral W.F. Halsey. Just some of the outstanding achievements accomplished by the USS BUCHANAN (DD-484) were the participation in 13 major engagements resulting in the sinking of 2 Cruisers,.. Full story »
Commissioned on 12/31/43 the USS CASSIN YOUNG DD793 was in honor of the late Captain Cassin Young K.I.A. in the Solomon Islands. The ship was involved in many WWII operations in the Pacific theatre including but not limited to escort for the baby flat tops. Between October 23rd, and October 27th 1944 The ship was the recipient of many large scale Japanese attacks in the battle for Leyte Gulf where she rescued 120 men from.. Full story »
The Ormond Beach American Legion was chartered on October 6th, 1950. Not long afterwards the name was changed to the "CASIN YOUNG" Legion in memory of WW II war hero Navy Captain Casin Young who was killed in battle in the Solomon Islands in the Pacific theatre. Full story »
DICK HORINKA Taking a break on the folded wing of a F2H2 Banshee jet while aboard the carrier USS Lake Champlain while with the 7th fleet in the Korean waters during the Korean War.The ship departed Norfolk Virginia on 26 April 1953 and completed the cruise on arrival at her home port,Mayport,Florida on 4 December 1953.Dick was an Aviation Electronic Technician taking care of the Squadron-VF62 (20 Jet Fighter Planes) aircraft radio and radar equipment.. Full story »
Spec 5 Frank Sterbling attached to this historic unit in Germany on the border of East and West Germany. Check the link for more info: Full story »
Then CPL Gerald (Dean) Scott leaving the KBS Bar, Berlin Germany 1965 Scott retired a SGM with 30yrs of service. Full story »
Meet another one of our many Vietnam veterans at Post 267 in Ormond Beach Fl. This is SGT. KARL STEINER U.S. Army circa 1970 near the An Khe Central Highlands with Security Forces for 8th Group, 24th Transportation Battalion. See attached URL for history of this unit Full story »
KENT ROBINSON was attached to Attack Squadron 113 U.S. Navy (close air support for US Army & Marine Corps ground troops, and targets of opportunity) aboard the Carrier Ranger (CVA-61) as an Aviation Ordnanceman 70-71 Gulf of Tonkin Vietnam. See attached URL for a YOU TUBE action film aboard USS Ranger Full story »
In June 2014 Willie Branch took Command of Post 267 as the first African American to assume this position in leadership. Please go to the following link and learn more about this unique individual and his commitment to country and community. Full story »
JIM BOWERS is our newly appointed Commander for the upcoming year. We all wish Jim well and support him in the strongest tradition of our organization. Full story »