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Post 247  Remington, Virginia

ABOUT THIS POST

CHARTER DATE: January 24, 1947

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 OUR 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 OIF. Supporting the community for 60+ yrs. Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month, starting at 1930 sharp.
The post is supported by the Post 247 Ladies Auxiliary

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1940
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. Full story »
On 24 Jan 1947, Remington Post 247 received its permanent Charter. Full story »
2010
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. Full story »
On Saturday, 13 June, 2015 at 1400hrs our new post home dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony will take place. Full story »
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. Full story »
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