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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

Free Entry to Cedar Point

For the Memorial Day Weekend (May 27-30) Cedar Point will be offering free entry in to the park to any military member, former or present, who provided proper documentation
at the main ticketing window. Military members can also use their ID to purchase up to 6 additional tickets at a discounted price.

Women Veterans Appreciation Banquet & 2016 Tri-State Women Veteran Lifetime Achievement Awards
"A Salute to Women"

Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 6pm
Drees Pavillion
790 Park Lane
Covington, KY 41011
(a shuttle from the Cincinnati VAMC to the event will be provided - departs at 4:30pm)
For more information, invitation and reservation form, Click HERE

General Membership Meeting
& Officer Installation
Saturday, May 21, 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.

Search for Women Veterans

Honor Flight Columbus is looking for a few good women veterans - about 80 of them - for the first all-women veteran’s flight from Columbus.
The one-day trip to Washington, D.C. is free to the veterans as a thank you for their service and is an opportunity to “Honor, Share, and Celebrate” their contributions.
The flight is on Saturday, September 10, 2016 from Port Columbus. Cost: $30 if you register by April 1st, $35 after April 1st, & $15 for women veterans
The All Women Veterans’ Flight will honor our nation’s senior veterans - WWII, Korea and Vietnam - and is made possible by the generous efforts of the Westerville
for Honor Flight Committee.
Applications are available at www.HonorFlightColumbus.org - click on “Veteran Application” or call the HFCols office at 614-284-4987.
Application deadline for this special flight is Monday, July 11, 2016 and the application will be processed in the order received. Selected veterans will be notified by July 30.
Applications by non-WWII and Korean veterans are not guaranteed to be selected on this or future flights.

Contact: Bill and Bobbi Richards
Honor Flight Columbus
614-284-4987 or 614-595-7718

The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) will now offer the Women Veterans license plate to any women who served or
retired in any of the branches of the military: Marine; Navy; Army; Air Force and Coast Guard.
License plates went on sale to the public Monday April 25, 2016.

See the video: "This is Real Life", which highlights the new license plate dedicated to women veterans.

2016 Membership Renewals are now Due
Please help us meet our membership goals by sending in your check or money-order
for $40 payable to Post 644.
If you have any questions please contact Shirley May

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

Women In Military Service For America Memorial (WIMSA)

Ohio Women Veterans Advisory Committee
Ohio Women in the Military

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 17th May 2016