Welcome to Centennial Post 2019 Pike Road, Alabama
"Veteran Lives Do Matter"
March 15-17, 1919, the first caucus under the name American Expeditionary Force was held in Paris, France.
May 8, 1919, the St. Louis Caucus approved The American Legion’s constitution and draft preamble. No time was wasted selecting temporary officers and a national convention site, even the name “The American Legion” became permanent.
Sept. 16, 1919, the United States Congress chartered The American Legion.
Nov. 10, 1919, members and officials “birthed” the American Legion Auxiliary.
November 1919, the constitution and preamble were adopted.
September 1920, the Legion sanctioned the Auxiliary at the Legion’s second convention.
in 1921, the word “women’s” was omitted– thus becoming the American Legion Auxiliary.
September 1942, the word “war” in the preamble was changed to “wars” for the first, and only time, since it was originally written.
October 2018, Centennial Post 2019 established under the command of Bishop Roger Bryant.