Post TH01 Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand, France

Post TH01

Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand, France

Post TH01 Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand, France

About This Post

Post Namesake

Gen. Robin Olds

What Makes this Post Unique

Post TH01 is the first post to be formed in Thailand

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HISTORY

2010

Brig. Gen. Robin Olds

May 21, 2015

Brig. Gen. Robin Olds' hallmarks were boldness, courage and leadership. A World War II ace and Air Force Cross recipient, he gained widespread fame and respect as the aggressive commander of the 8th. Tactical Fighter Wing during the Southeast Asia War

Robin Olds grew up amongst military aviators and aircraft. His father was a World War I pursuit pilot, an aid to Brig. Gen. Billy Mitchell, and commander of the first B-17 squadron. Robin Olds attended..

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Forming post TH01

Forming post TH01

May 22, 2015

On May 22, 2015 an application for forming a post was sent to the Dept. of France. This was after several months of recruiting enough people to meet the requirements to form a post. This was quite a challenge as,being located in Ubon, Thailand,there are not a lot of Americans let alone those that had served. But through much dedication by our commander and others, we were able to recruit enough members. Our temporary charter..

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Post Meeting

Jun 9, 2015

9 June 2015
 
American Legion Thailand Post THO1 (Interim) PO Box 41 Wanarom Post Office Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand 34003
 
American Legion Post Creation, Li Thong Hotel, Mueang Ubon Ratchathani
 
Introductions: Members in attendance took a few moments tell a little about themselves.
- We should consider this an ongoing event to give members a chance to surface topics or events important to themselves and maybe to others. Opens..

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Post Meeting

Aug 10, 2015

American Legion Thailand Post THO1
PO Box 41
Wanarom Post Office
Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand 34003
10 August 2015 Minutes of Meeting, Choikee Restaurant, Mueang Ubon, Thailand
Members in Attendance:
Larry Edmonds via Hangouts
JC Molette
Jeffrey Ludwig
Bob Kamps
Lee Montgomery
Dave Bell
Joe Reedy
Hugh Mason
Darwin Dennis
Ted Portyrala
Dave Burns
Bob Beckner
Invocation: Chaplain..

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Permission letter to name the post

Aug 18, 2015

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Permission letter to name the post

Thanksgiving

Nov 26, 2015
Our post held it's first Thanksgiving dinner at Tom's American restaurant in Ubon. Tom and members did the cooking along with several family members that brought dishes. There was plenty of food and no one went hungry.
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News Letter

May 26, 2016

BRIG GEN ROBIN OLDS AMERICAN LEGION THAILAND

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Rememberance Day

Rememberance Day

Nov 11, 2016

During WW II, POWs were kept at a Japanese POW camp in Ubon. The conditions were harsh and food for the prisoners was in short supply. A Thai lady and her daughter, at the risk of their lives, would sneak up the to the camp and hand food through the fence. After the war the former prisoners wanted to show their thanks to “Mother Ubon” by building a monument which is located in Thung Sri..

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Childrens Day 2017

Jan 14, 2017

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Post Meeting

Mar 13, 2017

 

Minutes of the American Legion Thailand Post TH01, Draft

 

Attendance:

 

Officers Present:   10     Members Present:  6    Total Present:   16

 

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Funeral

Mar 16, 2017

 

 

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Post Meeting

May 8, 2017

Minutes of the American Legion Thailand Post TH01, Draft

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Post Meeting

Jun 12, 2017

Minutes of the American Legion Thailand Post TH01, Draft

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Post Meeting

Oct 9, 2017

Minutes of the American Legion Thailand Post TH01, Draft

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Rememberance Day

Nov 11, 2017

For the second year in a row our post attended the observance for Mother Ubon and all veterens of all wars held at Thung Sri Muang park in Ubon, Thailand.

You can see the post dated Nov 11, 2016 to read about this service

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School Donation

Nov 24, 2017

A request was made by Senior Sgt. Wisit of the Sirindhorn Immigration office to participate in a visit along with them to a small school in Thong Nang Boa, located near the Lao border. No request was made for anything special. A suggestion was made to give each..

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Post Meeting

Dec 10, 2017

Minutes of the American Legion Thailand Post TH01, Draft

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Childrens Day

Childrens Day

Jan 13, 2018

Every year Thailand celebrates children's day. There are many activities throughout the kingdom for the children. The military bases open their gates and allow everyone in to view military equipment and watch demonstrations of flying, parachuting and many other things.


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News Letter

Apr 1, 2018

COMMANDER’S MESSAGE 
 
       By Larry Edmonds
 
The Rainy Season is in full swing in Thailand.  It’s also a time of dangerous weather and road conditions.  You can minimize the risks by being prepared.  You can start by checking your windshield wipers.  Are they worn?  If they are, now’s the time to change them.  Another step you can take to ensure good visibility during our frequent downpours is by applying an anti-rain,..

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Post Elections

May 8, 2018

COMMANDER’S MESSAGE 
 
       By Larry Edmonds
 
The Rainy Season is in full swing in Thailand.  It’s also a time of dangerous weather and road conditions.  You can minimize the risks by being prepared.  You can start by checking your windshield wipers.  Are they worn?  If they are, now’s the time to change them.  Another step you can take to ensure good visibility during our frequent downpours is by applying an anti-rain,..

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