Post 11 Wagner, South Dakota

Post 11

Wagner, South Dakota

Post 11 Wagner, South Dakota

About This Post

Post Namesake
DEATH CLAIMS FIRST WAGNER SOLDIER BOY *************************** Elmer Roy Greer Succumbs at Hospital in Fort Riley, Kansas after Short Illness
Notable Members
Charter Members. Pierce R. Pinard, Basil B. Taylor, Chester L. Morgan, LeRoy J. Harney, Edwin J. Petock, John Kaberna, Noel L. Pinard, Ken Pinard, E.T. Burke, Harry E. Thompson, Walter J. Young, Albert W. Mann, Joe Peshek, John M. Scobell, ... READ MORE
What Makes this Post Unique
The home post was first built in 1929 after members of the post bought bonds. The basement was dug by hand and the building was built by volunteers. The members that purchased bonds got together and burned their bonds in ... READ MORE




Birth of American Legion Baseball

Jul 15, 1925
The part Department Commander Frank McCormick played in the beginning of the American Legion Baseball program. The Americanism Committee at the 1925 South Dakota State Convention held in Milbank, South Dakota submitted a resolution to the Legion National organization recommending to the national organization at its annual convention in Omaha that this or similar program be adopted as one of the major activities of the national organization of the American Legion. Little did one realize,..
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Soldiers Prayer

Dec 2, 2013
THE FINAL INSPECTION The Soldier stood and faced God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shining, Just as brightly as his brass.. Step forward now, Soldier, How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek? To My Church have you been true? The soldier squared his shoulders and said, 'No, Lord, I guess I ain't. Because those of us who carry guns, Can't always be a..
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Noah’s Ark

Jul 4, 2014
Noah’s Ark Everything I need to know, I learned from Noah’s Ark. One: Don’t miss the boat. Two: Remember that we are all in the same boat. Three: Plan ahead. It wasn’t raining when Noah built the Ark. Four: Stay fit. When you’re 60 years old, someone may ask you to do something really big. Five: Don’t listen to critics; just get on with the job that needs to be done. Six: Build your future..
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May 21, 2015
Wagner Greer Post #11, Wagner's American Legion Auxiliary and Wagner's Legion Riders meets on the third Thursday each month. Social at 6 p.m. Meal at 7 p.m. Meeting at 8 p.m.
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Fund Raiser

Apr 1, 2017
Cancer Rummage and Bake Sale held at the Wagner American Legion Hall 2017. Anyone wishing to donate rummage items should contact Arlis Kafka 605-384-3597.
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30th Annual Sweepstakes

30th Annual Sweepstakes

Feb 2018

Saturday February 23, 2019. Annual Sweepstake. Doors open at 7pm. Dance starts at 8pm. Sweepstakes drawing value of $25,000.00. 1100 tickets sold at $25.00 per ticket. 193 winners. Odds 1 out of 6. Grand prize is $5000.00 cash. Each ticket entitles purchaser a chance to win one of the 193 prizes and the purchaser and a guest admission to the country western band dance. 

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2019 Events

Feb 2019

1. Bob Kucera and Jay Youngbluth salute all tha Air Force Radar Vets at 8 pm February 23, while they were at our American Legion 30th annu sweepstakes drawing. 2/23/2019. 

2. Legion Auxiliary presents cancer society a check. L-R Margie Stone, Arlis Kufka and Linda Youngbluth. 

3. 2019 officers elected. L- Treasure Dan Greunwald, Commander Robert Kucera, Adjutant Clayton Rodas and 1st Vice Commander Dennis Clemens. 


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2019 Events