American Legion John V. Folsom Post 54, Department of Washington. We are located at 111 S. Park Street (Hwy 395), Chewelah, WA. Although we are an American Legion Post, we are pleased to also host other local Veteran organization under our roof.
American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization. Focusing on service to veterans, service members and communities, the Legion currently has about 2.6 million members in 14,000 posts worldwide. These posts are organized into 55 departments: one each for the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, France, Mexico and the Philippines.
The Department of Washington headquartered in Lacey is home to all state wide administrative and leadership functions.
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In an effort to make this site beneficial to all of our Post members (that is the main reason we have a webpage!!!!!), I would like to remind everyone that your input is vital to keep our membership informed of post, Auxiliary, SAL & Riders activities, post functions, community benefits, Veteran programs and much more. PLEASE pass along input to Kathy Willis so she can e-mail to members and to Mike Ludwig so he can hi-light them on this website. Thank you in advance for your input.