Don Conaway, Commander of American Legion Post #28. Don is a 47-year member of the American Legion. According to Commander Conaway, the American Legion was founded in Paris France by a group of WW 1 veterans, “The Paris Caucus.” The following year a second caucus was held in Saint Louis, Missouri. In that year, The American Legion was officially chartered by the United States Congress.
The Legions mission is the rehabilitation of Veterans and helping children and spouses of said Veterans.“We accept anyone eligible who served in time of war. The other necessary requirement is a DD214 form stating when they were in service.
Also, the American Legion Post # 28 is honored to start a $5,000. Nursing scholarship at the Florida Key s Community College. This is a merit-based scholarship open to all eligible candidates.
To join, or for more information about how you can support the men and women who bravely protect our freedom, please call 305-294-7117.