Category Archives: Post 1776 News

Trump Signs Legion Act into law

On July 30th, President Trump signed the Legion Act into law. Opening the door to 6 million veterans who previously were not eligible for Legion benefits and programs. See the full article here.

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Eastview Baseball Champs!

The Eastview Baseball Champions shown here presenting their trophy to Operations Manager John Hunter. Post 1776 sponsors these Eastview players and it was great to see them and their families celebrate their Championship here at Post 1776. Congratulations!

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Tribute to Fallen Soldiers 07-20-2019

Today (07/20/2019) I had the honor of being present for a very moving ceremony honoring our fallen soldiers.  Post 1776 hosted the Staff of the Tribute to Fallen Soldiers who are escorting the Fallen Soldiers Memorial Flame from Eugene Oregon to Arlington … Continue reading

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Thank you Volunteers!

The 4th of July is the biggest fund raiser for our American Legion Post 1776. There is a lot of planning and organizing that goes into making an event successful. We as a group would like to Thank each and … Continue reading

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2019 Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall

I had a very moving experience today was I visited the Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall which is on display this week in Lakeville MN (at the Haase Arena on CR 70 – Take Cedar south and turn west on CR … Continue reading

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Three Generations

This year was the first time that Post 1776 Color Guard has ever had  three generations leading our 4th of July parade.  The Revolutionary War marchers are – from left to right …CARTER EHLERS, JOE MILLER (son), MARK MILLER (grand … Continue reading

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Our Color Guard and 76s

Our Post 1776 Color Guard and 76s’ were marching as usual in our city’s Freedom Days parade yesterday.

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Spaulding Donation to Post 1776

Mike & Val Spaulding made a very nice donation to Post 1776 in the form of 6 comemerative plates depicting the Vietnam War. We have the plates and an exact replica of the Hart Memorial (pictured) in our display case … Continue reading

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Celebrate July 4th at Post 1776!

Come and celebrate the 4th of July at Post 1776! We’re serving up a grilled half chicken, coleslaw, beans and a roll for $11.00.  Join us after the parade!

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Friday June 28th – CAR SHOW!

Apple Valley Freedom Days Join us for our 21st annual Dancin’ & Cruzin’ Classic Car & Truck Show. Classic cars are on display Friday June 28th from 5pm – 9pm Volunteers needed! 

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