Post 602 Hillman, Minnesota

Post 602

Hillman, Minnesota

Post 602 Hillman, Minnesota

About This Post

Post Namesake
Wojciak-Talberg American Legion Post 602 Commonly known as "The Hillman Legion".
Notable Members
Mel Buesseler-membership chair
What Makes this Post Unique
Small town----Have 4th July parades for over 50 years that are observed by over 1500 people. Post 602 provides the Honors to the deceased veterans at the local 11 Cemeteries on Memorial Day. The Hillman Legion continues to carry out the programs of the "Four Pillars" on which The American Legion was founded in 1919: Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation, National Security, Americanism, and Children & Youth. Each of these pillars encompasses a variety of programs that benefit our nation's veterans, its service members, their families, the youth of America, and ordinary citizens.



Wojciak-Talberg Post 602

Dec 4, 1946
The Hillman American Legion Post 602 was named after two soldiers, that were from Lakin Township, Morrison County. John A. Wojciak-died Sept 27,1944 at Camp Wallace,Texas due to cerebral hemorrhage William J.Talberg-died June 8,1942 in Italy suffering from wounds. Thus, The American Legion Post 602 was named after these two deceased soldiers, known as Wojciak-Talberg Post 602, more commonly known as "the Hillman Legion". A temporary charter was received from The National American Legion in..
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