Legion Highlights and Upcoming Events

Congratulations to our Post 43 Running Team for finishing the 2017 Hollywood Half Marathon/10K/5K! This is the fourth year the Sports Committee sponsors runners from the post to participate in this great race right in our community.  From L ro R: Matt Skomo, Fernanda Miranda, Karl Risinger, Jeric Wilhelmsen, Jennifer Campbell, Mark Harper, Pat Birman (photo by Shannon Corbeil)

Congratulations to our Post 43 Running Team for finishing the 2017 Hollywood Half Marathon/10K/5K! This is the fourth year the Sports Committee sponsors runners from the post to participate in this great race right in our community.  From L ro R: Matt Skomo, Fernanda Miranda, Karl Risinger, Jeric Wilhelmsen, Jennifer Campbell, Mark Harper, Pat Birman (photo by Shannon Corbeil)

This week, the SITREP is wishing all our Legion family a Happy Passover and Joyous Easter!

HERE'S WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK AT POST 43:

THIS WEEK:
TONIGHT - Executive Committee Meeting 6 p.m.
THURSDAY 4/13 - Thank You For Your Service screening 7 p.m. Details & FREE Tickets
THURSDAY 4/13 - BAR NIGHT 7 p.m. - 1 a.m.


SAVE THE DATE:
MONDAY 4/17 - Regular Meeting NOMINATIONS FOR CONVENTION DELEGATES; Dinner at 5:30 p.m.  (Roast Turkey, Mashed Potato, Green Beans, Cranberry Sauce & Carrot Cake) Meeting at 7.
SUNDAY 4/23 - The Art Deco Comedy Hour!  Tickets
MONDAY 4/24 - 24th District Dinner Honoring Women Veterans (Complimentary Dinner for all Female Vets) 5:30 p.m.
SATURDAY 4/29 - Burbank on Parade Details & Signup
SATURDAY 5/6 - Theater Demolition Party!  Details & Signup
SATURDAY 6/17 - 2017 Commanders Ball! 
6/22 - 6/27 -
American Legion Department Convention, Riverside, Calif.

Check the online calendar often for updates and the latest events!


FREE screening of Thank You For Your Service, a documentary which examines mental health and the challenges combat veterans face. The film includes interviews with our nation's highest military leadership and follows the inspiring stories of several veterans and the paths they take to well-being. Join director Tom Donahue for a Q&A, along with key Los Angeles veteran influencers. Reception follows immediately after.  THURSDAY 4/13, 7 p.m., James Bridges Theater, UCLA campus, Westwood. TICKETS

FREE screening of Thank You For Your Service, a documentary which examines mental health and the challenges combat veterans face. The film includes interviews with our nation's highest military leadership and follows the inspiring stories of several veterans and the paths they take to well-being. Join director Tom Donahue for a Q&A, along with key Los Angeles veteran influencers. Reception follows immediately after.  THURSDAY 4/13, 7 p.m., James Bridges Theater, UCLA campus, Westwood. TICKETS


Highlights from Last Week:

Star comedian Bill Burr headlined the latest installment of OPERATION COMEDY in the Legion Theater to a packed house of hundreds on April 7, 2017. Proceeds benefit the Post 43 renovation project! (photo by Rebecca Murga)

Star comedian Bill Burr headlined the latest installment of OPERATION COMEDY in the Legion Theater to a packed house of hundreds on April 7, 2017. Proceeds benefit the Post 43 renovation project! (photo by Rebecca Murga)


Post 43 2nd Vice Commander, Michael Hjelmstad addresses the audience at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum during a ceremony commemorating the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War One, April 6, 2017.  (photo by Dennis Kee)

Post 43 2nd Vice Commander, Michael Hjelmstad addresses the audience at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum during a ceremony commemorating the 100th anniversary of the United States' entry into World War One, April 6, 2017.  (photo by Dennis Kee)

Two reenactors pose with a wreath dedicated to the war dead of WWI at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum, April 6, 2017.  Post 43 is raising money to restore and preserve a WWI memorial at Elysian Park. To learn more and to donate, CLICK HERE.

Two reenactors pose with a wreath dedicated to the war dead of WWI at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum, April 6, 2017.  Post 43 is raising money to restore and preserve a WWI memorial at Elysian Park. To learn more and to donate, CLICK HERE.

Post 43 Comms Team