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1220 Newton Street, Jasper, Indiana 47546

The American Legion Post 147



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SONS OF THE LEGION

 

 

 

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Officers 2018-2019

 

Office Name Contact Phone Number
Commander Mike Kiefer 812-482-3862
Adjutant Brian Wright 812-482-3862
Membership    
Post Advisor Mike Buechlein  812-482-3862
Chaplain Kerry Heichelbech 812-634-7689

 



Meetings

 

Meets the 2nd Thursday of the Month at 6:30 PM

 

Dues: $20.00 a year

July -June 



1st Paid Lifetime Member

 

Michael Schnarr

 


 

Are you a a son of a veteran? Would you like to join The American Legion? Check your local American Legion Post where you can find out your eligibility status and apply for membership in the world's largest veteran's organization. Complete the application and proudly become a SON OF THE LEGION.

Q: I am related to someone who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibilty dates. Can I join the Sons of The American Legion?

A: If your relative who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibility dates and is a member of The American Legion, you may join the Sons of The American Legion.

However, if the qualifying veteran is deceased you may join the appropriate organization, even if the qualifying veteran was not a member of The American Legion when living.

 



 

 

Preamble to the S.A.L. National Constitution

Proud possessors of a priceless heritage, we male descendants of veterans of the Great Wars, associate ourselves together as "Sons of The American Legion" for the following purposes: To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order; to foster and perpetuate a true spirit of Americanism; to preserve the memories of our former members and the associations of our members and our forefathers in the Great Wars; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation; to combat the autocracy of both the classes and masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and good will on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify our friendship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness; to adopt in letter and spirit all of the great principles for which The American Legion stands; and to assist in carrying on for God and Country.

 

 



Son's of the American Legion Scholarship requirments and application. 

Sons of American Legion Scholarship

Jasper, Indiana Post 147

APPLICATION

 

Criteria -- Eligibility -- Requirements

 

APPLICANT  MUST  BE:

 

A Current Regular Member of the Sons of the American Legion Post 147

 

OR

 

The Spouse, Child or Grandchild of a current Regular member of the Sons of the American Legion Post 147.

 

All Applicants

 

  • Applicants may request an application from any Post 147 officer or by downloading a form from http://www.alegionjasper147.org/
  • A $500 scholarship  shall be awarded to one male and one female each year.
  • Completed applications MUST be postmarked no later than June first of each award year.
  • ALL applicants who are the spouse, child, or grandchild of a current regular member are eligible and MUST submit a signed statement from the member verifying their relationship and recommending the applicant, every year.
  • Only full-time , undergraduate students (i.e. 12 credit hours minimum) are eligible for scholarships and no applicant shall receive the scholarship more than one time.
  • Applicant MUST submit a copy of their most recent grades with the application. Do not withhold your application awaiting your final grades; as such a delay may disqualify you by missing the June first deadline.
  • Successful  applicants  will  be notified  by July  first     of    the  award  year.
  • All decisions of the scholarship committee are final.

 

In addition  to the requirements  listed above,  complete  the following  as required:

 

New Applicants

 

  • Applicant MUST submit a minimum of two (2) letters of reference from persons (not related) who have known the applicant for a period of five (5) years.
  • Applicant MUST submit a copy of acceptance by an accredited  institution  of higher learning (i.e.  college , university  or  trade school).   Applicants  already  attending an accredited  institution  need only submit their  last grade   transcript.
  • The Spouse, Child or Grandchild of a current Regular member or a current member themselves of the Sons of the American Legion Post 147 MUST be a current paid member of no less than three (3) years concurrently.

 

 

Mailing address:

C/O Sons Commander

Jasper American Legion Post 147

1220 Newton Street

Jasper, Indiana 47546

                             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sons of American Legion Scholarship

Jasper, Indiana Post 147

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FULL LEGAL NAME:_______________________________ AGE:__________

ADRESS:______________________________________________________

CITY, STATE, ZIP:________________________________________________

TELEPHONE:_______________________ EMAIL:______________________

SONS MEMBERSHIP NUMBER OR NAME AND MEMBERSHIP NUMBER OF A RELATIVE OF SONS MEMBER:_____________________________________

NAME OF INSTITUTION PLANNING TO ATTEND OR CURRENTLY ATTENDING:

_____________________________________________________________

DATE OF ENTERING INSTITUTION:__________________________________

NAME AND ADDRESS OF GRADUATING HIGH SCHOOL OR EQUIVELANT:

_____________________________________________________________

HIGH SCHOOL HONORS IF APPLICABLE: _____________________________________________________________

EXTRA CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: ____________________________________________________

COMMUNITY AND/OR CHIRCH ACTIVITIES: ____________________________________________________

OCCUPATIONAL OR PROFESSIONAL GOALS: _______________________________

(Please use additional paper or area for completion is extra space is needed)

I understand that the decision of the Scholarship Review Board is final and that the information submitted in this application and the accompanying documentation is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.

 

SIGNATURE:________________________________________DATE:____________

 

 

 


 

 

 

LINKS TO S.A.L. WEBSITES

 

 

 

State of Indiana Detachment Website

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National S.A.L. Website

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