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Post 202 Commander Chester B Trail Jr and PDC-Adjutant Dick Chatman @ Post 202 Monthly Meeting


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Information On Financial Aid for Minority Students


The 2017-2018 American Legion Membership Year Begins July 1, 2017.  We hope You

Take This Opportunity To Join us, either as a New Member or by Transferring from

Lansing Holding Post 225 to Our Post.  Details on how to proceed can be found by

Visiting our Membership Page Click on the "Join Us Today Link Below"





Visit Our Join Us & Membership Page

For More Information

Join Us Today





POST 202 MEMBER, your membership supports critical services for you and all veterans, including no-cost assistance with filing and pursuing benefits claims with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.




P.S. You will receive a letter in the mail about renewing your membership, but ACT NOW TO LOCK IN THE BENEFITS AND DISCOUNTS YOU NEED FOR ANOTHER YEAR.








We ask all our visitors to support those who support our Post,
Veterans,  The American Legion and the members of our Armed
Forces.  Click on the links below for a list of these patriotic citizens.
Our Post welcomes any support that you can give us.

Please Visit Our:



ALSO Please Be Aware of All The Scammers



Out There Asking For Support of Veterans and



The Charities that spend more on Salaries and



administrative costs than they do on the people



they are supposed to be helping.


Please Visit Our Charity - Donation Fact Sheet



Page to get useful information on Charity Fraud,



and how to make sure your dollars reach the



Veterans they are intended for: Click Below




Know Before You Donate




"The Soldier above all others prays for peace, for it is the soldier who must suffer and bear the deepest wounds and scars of war" - Douglas MacArthur






The Department of Defense notifies VA when service members are released from active duty. Then VA sends a letter with information about VA benefits and assistance to aid transition to civilian life. You can find help with personal and family concerns, and community readjustment issues. There are also toll-free numbers, VA Web sites, and brochures to help you get the information you need.


Toll Free Numbers
Benefits Information 1-800-827-1000
Health Care Eligibility Information 1-877-222-8387


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Only two defining forces have ever offered to die for you,
      Jesus Christ and the American Soldier.

      One died for your soul;
      the other for your freedom.






(MALPA) 2006-7 Department of Michigan Newsletter Competition Winner

(MALPA) 1st Place Class B Newsletter CAY202 Reporter

(MALPA) 1st Place Class F Newsletter CAY202 Reporter

(MALPA) 2008-9 1st Place Class "C" Best Pen and Ink Coleman A. Young Post #202

(MALPA) 2008-9 3rd Place Class B Newsletter CAY202 Reporter









Welcome Visitors:    

   On behalf of our Post Commander Chester B. Trail Jr. and the members of our post, we want to thank you for visiting our site. 

Our Post is part of the Nation’s Largest Veteran’s Service Organization that has been helping veterans and their families since 1919. 




 Membership in The American Legion is a matter of Pride:

·        In Tradition

·        In Heritage

·        In Accomplishment                           

·        In Serving

·        In Belonging

If you are an honorably discharged United States Service Member or Veteran who has served our country honorably, please visit our "Join Us & Membership Pages"  to see the reasons you should join our Post.




If you are a member of the business community, civic group or a concerned citizen, we invite you to join our Post and The Legion as a Supporter, Sponsor or Booster.  You can click on the links at the top of the page.


We encourage you to contact us, with any suggestions, ideas, or comments. See next page for details on providing feedback. 

Respectfully submitted;

Richard I. Chatman “Dick”
Post Adjutant



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