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This Is Not Your Grandfathers American Legion Post

The Greater Cincinnati Women's Post 644 of The American Legion was founded in 1946 and chartered in 1948 by women veterans for women veterans. We remain the only American Legion Post in the Tri-State primarily dedicated to serving the needs of women veterans.

Mission Statement

To advocate for the needs, issues, and benefits of women veterans.

 Mark Your Calendars

General Membership Meeting
& Officer Installation
Saturday, Apr 23, 2016
Time: 11:00

Location: 1500 W. Galbraith Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45231


Of Interest

2016 Tri-State Woman Veteran Achievement Awards
The 2016 Tri-State Woman Veteran Achievement Awards Committee is now accepting nominations to
recognize a woman Veteran who has displayed exemplary service and leadership while either serving
in the Military, as a Veteran, or in her community.
This award is part of the Cincinnati VAMC and CERV Foundation's ongoing effort to lead and engage the
Tri-State communities to serve Veterans, where they live and work.
Deadline for submitting nomination application is May 25, 2016.
If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact Shirley May,
Women Veteran Program Manager. Cincinnati VAMC at (513) 475-6890.
Click HERE for more information or to submit a nomination.

2nd Annual Women Veterans 5K
Come out and honor the Service and Sacrifice of our Women Vets from all branches of Service.
With over 70,000 women vets in Ohio, this will be a great day of celebration. Men can run too!
April 9, 2016
Glacier Ridge Metro Parks
Pre-Race Activities start at 8:20am, Race at 9:30am
Cost: $30 if you register by April 1st, $35 after April 1st, & $15 for women veterans
The Women Veterans 5K is hosted by the Fallen 15
To get more information and register go to: Women Veterans 5K

Joseph House in need of towels & washclothes
Please drop off donations directly to Joseph House, bring to November meeting, or call for pickup 513-692-4412

Do you have an old purse you never use in your closet?
Please fill it with items a Homeless Woman Veteran is in desperate need of.
Suggestions include: Tampons, Sanitary Napkins, Baby Wipes, Makeup, Lotion/Moisturizer, Soap, Razor, Deodorant,
Underwear/Bra, Socks, Hat/Scarf, Gloves, Barettes, Rubberbands, Brush/Comb
***also collecting coats***

2016 Membership Renewals are now Due
Please help us meet our membership goals by sending in your check or money-order
for $35 payable to Post 644.
If you have any questions please contact Joyce Leneave

Winchester/NRA Marksmanship Qualification Program

Are you interested in developing and improving your shooting skills, for pleasure or personal protection? Would you be interested in working as a group from the post?
Contact Georgia Dahlberg if interested.

Ohio became the sixth state to join the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s All*Vet States web initiative

All*Vet States is a web site hosted by the U.S. Chamber with employment, education and business start-up information for participating states. The site’s goal is to goal is to showcase states that are working hard to create economic opportunities for veterans and military spouses and to highlight the resources available to those transitioning military families.

“I’m very happy that Ohio has joined this effort,” Ohio Department of Veteran Services Director Tim Gorrell said. “Increasing the visibility of our state through the All*Vet States site is another way we’re elevating Ohio’s status as a veteran-friendly state, one that all veterans can be proud to call home. Ohio has worked aggressively to be a top destination for our nation’s veterans and military spouses.
Click on All*Vet States Ohio

National HQ

Ohio Dept. HQ

A Pledge to Service

Articles of Interest

Lt. General Wolfenbarger
DoD to Open 14,000 Army Jobs to Women

Ohio Department of Veterans Services Newsletters

Time is running out.  Apply now if you qualify.
Application deadline for service in Iraq is December 31, 2014

Governor and State Leaders News Release
Bonus Facts
Message from State Representative Connie Pillich
Application for Veterans
Application for Veterans Family
Greater Cincinnati Women's American Legion Post 644

Last updated 9th April 2016