Post 209 in Colorado Springs is part of The American Legion, chartered by Congress in 1919 as a
patriotic, veterans organization, devoted to mutual helpfulness and serving all veterans. It is a
not-for-profit community-service organization which has 2.4 million members, men and women,
in 14,000 American Legion posts worldwide. Members include veterans and active duty
members of the US Army, US Navy, USMC, USAF, Coast Guard and Merchant Marines.
The American Legion
exists for veterans and their families. We honor and support all veterans who have served our
country as we continue to foster and perpetuate Americanism while encouraging indivudual
obligation to community, state, and nation. In these ways, the members of American Legion
Post 209 are active in the Colorado Springs community through various programs. If you are a
veteran or active duty military member, join Post 209 today
become part of this great tradition!