General Leonard E. Wood American Legion Post 162



The  next General Meeting will be Saturday March 2nd 

Coffee at 9 AM, meeting starts at 9:45 AM










 Read Legionnaire Guido Borella's  WWII


Experiences as a Combat Engineer.


12th Armored History






List of those who made the Ultimate Sacrifice in Afghanistan on August 26, 2021

Please pray for the souls and for the families of our fallen heroes.  We cannot let them remain nameless.
The fallen include:
1. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Darin T. Hoover, 31, of Salt Lake City, Utah
2. Marine Corps Sgt. Johanny Rosariopichardo, 25, of Lawrence, Massachusetts
3. Marine Corps Sgt. Nicole L. Gee, 23, of Sacramento, California
4. Marine Corps Cpl. Hunter Lopez, 22, of Indio, California
5. Marine Corps Cpl. Daegan W. Page, 23, of Omaha, Nebraska
6. Marine Corps Cpl. Humberto A. Sanchez, 22, of Logansport, Indiana
7. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. David L. Espinoza, 20, of Rio Bravo, Texas
8. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jared M. Schmitz, 20, of St. Charles, Missouri
9. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Rylee J. McCollum, 20, of Jackson, Wyoming
10.Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Dylan R. Merola, 20, of Rancho Cucamonga, California
11.Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Kareem M. Nikoui, 20, of Norco, California
12.Navy Hospital Corpsman Maxton W. Soviak, 22, of Berlin Heights, Ohio
13.Army Staff Sgt. Ryan C. Knauss, 23, of Corryton, Tennessee.
May they rest in peace.
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American Legion Membership is now open to any person who served on Active Duty after December 7, 1941. See our Membership Application Page for more information. 

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General Leonard E. Wood Post 162, while located in Hillsdale, is the Home Post for residents of Hillsdale, Woodcliff Lake and Old Tappan, NJ. However our active membership includes veterans from the greater Pascack Valley, Northern New Jersey and even out of state.

Our primary mission is to support and advocate for veterans, active military, and their families, and to foster patriotism and responsible citizenship to all.

Since our charter in 1919, our American Legion Post has been welcoming VETERANS from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country. Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country and Community.


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