Post 183
2301 Putty Hill Ave.
Parkville, MD 21234

American Legion
Parkville Post 183







Welcome to
Parkville Post 183
      There will not be KARAOKE on September 26. 

The dinner on the first Thursday of the Month is Pork Loin and not Roast Pork as listed in the mailed version of the newsletter (patter Parade).      

8/30/15 was the annual American Legion Convention Parade and Post 183 had the honor of providing transport for the Grand Marshal. This years Grand Marshal was General James A. Adkins (Ret.).


   General Adkins was a former member (Lieutenant) of the 136 Combat Support Hospital (Parkville, MD) from Jan. 1981 - Apr. 1982.The driver (Brian Elefant) was a member from 1981 - 1991. 
General Adkins is also a member of American Legion Post 16 of Crisfield, MD.


To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America;
To maintain law and order;
To foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism;
To preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in the Great Wars;
To inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation;
To combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses;
To make right the master of might;
To promote peace and goodwill on earth;
To safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy;
To consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.


What is the American Legion?
1) The largest veterans organization in USA
2) Dedicated to God & Country
3) Pursuit of better veteran benefits
4) Community involvement
5) Youth education & involvement in government
6) Evolvement of comradre through social events & charitable activities
Definition of a Veteran
A Veteran - whether active duty, retired, national guard or reserve - is someone who, at one point in his life, wrote a blank check made payable to
"The United States of America", for an amount of "up to and including my life."

That is honor, and there are way too many people in this country who no longer understand it.

-- Author Unknown                      


Draw Down Party

Sunday, October 4, 2015
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Halloween Dance

Saturday, October 31, 2015
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Queen of Diamonds

Tuesday Nights at 8:00pm
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