Post 247 Remington, Virginia

Post 247

Remington, Virginia

Post 247 Remington, Virginia

About This Post

Notable Members
Commander Brian Scannon 1st Vice Gary Cleland Adjutant Darlene Constant Finance Wilson Clatterbuck Historian Ray Willingham Service Officer Russell Claar Chaplain Wayne Robinson Sgt-at-arms Lenny Kaneshiro Executive Committee Carroll "Ziggy" Levinson Robert Brady Robert Yowell
What Makes this Post Unique
Remington American Legion Post 247 is part of 16th District, Department of Virginia. The Post was issued temporary Charter in Jan 1946 and our Permanent Charter 24 Jan 1947. Membership spans from WW II thru the Cold War, OEF and ... READ MORE

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HISTORY

1940

Remington Post 247 Temporary Charter

In January of 1946, the members of Remington Post 247 petitioned the state and were issued temporary Charter. The original Post home was soon to be purchased.
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Permanent Charter

On 24 Jan 1947, Remington Post 247 received its permanent Charter.
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2010

Bridge Naming Ceremony

As founding members of the Fauquier Veterans Bridge Council. Post 247 were integral members in the naming and ceremony renaming the Meetze Rd Bridge over US Route 29/17 as the PFC Clay P. Rankin Memorial Bridge. PFC Rankin was a Fauquier native and was awarded the Silver Star in World War I. His Son, Jimmy Rankin and Great Grandson Clay Rankin were present for the honoring.
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Bridge Naming Ceremony

New Post Home Dedication Ceremony

On Saturday, 13 June, 2015 at 1400hrs our new post home dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony will take place.
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Four Chaplains Ceremony

The first Sunday in February (February 7, 2016) is Four Chaplains Sunday. More than 70 years after they made the supreme sacrifice, the story of these heroic chaplains (Methodist, Jewish, Roman Catholic and Dutch Reformed) is still being told. The American Legion conducts a non-denominational service to honor the Four Chaplains and ensure their legacy of brotherhood and selfless service is remembered.
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Four Chaplains Ceremony