Post 1038 Valhalla, New York

Post 1038

Valhalla, New York

Post 1038 Valhalla, New York

About This Post

Post Namesake

We are a WWI Post, also know as the Great War and with a rich history of service. The first World War started and quickly America entered the war in 1917. A local, young and patriotic son of the nearby ... READ MORE

Notable Members

Karl A. Pfister Jr., U.S. Army Vietnam veteran, nephew of Adolph Pfister, U.S. Navy WWI and name sake of Post 1038

What Makes this Post Unique

Twenty one (21) local WWI veterans came home to Valhalla from the war and soon started this Post 1038. Their friend Adolph Pfister, Seaman, U.S. Navy did not. In his honor, the new American Legion Post 1038 will forever be ... READ MORE

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HISTORY

1930

November 11, 1919 - The End of World War One

Jun 15, 1931

We are a WWI Post! Many local WWI Veterans lived in the area of newly named vilage of Valhalla, previously called Kensico Station, before the second big Kensico Dam was built. Our Post, the American Legion Adolph Pfister Post 1038 was chartered in 1931 by 21 veterans and is named after a local U.S. Navy seaman that lost his life in 1919, because of his service during WWI. The Pfister family..

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November 11, 1919 - The End of World War One
American Legion Adolph Pfister Post 1038 Charter

American Legion Adolph Pfister Post 1038 Charter

Jun 18, 1931

The World War (WWI) veterans of our community started the American Legion Post 1038. Their local friend Adoph Pfister U.S. Navy Seaman died because of his service during the war, and he became the name sake of their new American Legion Post in 1931. It was not called WWI at the time, rather until WWII started,

We are a WWI Post. Local son, Adolph Pfister, served in the U.S. Navy. Valhalla American Legion Adolph Pfister Post..

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