2022 American Legion Department of Virginia Convention

The American Legion Department of Virginia held their end of year convention this past Saturday, July 16th, 2022. The convention marked a significant transition as Commander Frank Hillyard stepped down from his year of service and passed the torch to new Department Commander Rick Oertel, who was sworn in and has already begun his duties. … Read more

Post 150 Annual Poker Run 2022

On Saturday, July 16th, American Legion Post 150 of Sterling held their 11th Annual Poker Run. Legion Riders of Loudoun County met early morning at Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern for a light breakfast before embarking on a ride throughout Loudoun County, stopping at multiple American Legion Posts along the way. At each Post, riders would … Read more

Post 295 – Legionnaire of the Year – Phillip Boyle

Phillip Boyle was awarded the Legionnaire of the Year 2022 for Post 295. Phil was instrumental taking charge of the Post’s kitchen remodel project, start to finish. From developing the new kitchen layout, helping to demolish the old kitchen, purchasing materials from local suppliers, scheduling and working with general contractors, and donating countless hours, along with … Read more

2022 – 2023 Change of Command

American Legion Post 295 held its Change of Command ceremony, in which the previous commander, John Moliere, handed over the reins to the new commander, Gary Nickelson. The ceremony was led by 16th District Adjutant Bob Brady and was marked by a sense of pride and respect for the leadership of the post. John Moliere … Read more

Franklin Payne’s 96th Birthday Breakfast

Members of Post 295 gathered July 12, Tuesday Morning to wish 96 year old World War II Veteran Franklin Payne a Happy Birthday. Franklin was surprised by members of his post, family, to include his brother, sister, and niece, and friends of the community. Reporters from LoudounNow were on site to capture the event: https://loudounnow.com/2022/07/12/middleburg-wwii-vet-celebrates-96th-birthday

Middleburg Independence Day Celebration 2022

The American Legion and Middleburg Lions Club teamed up to serve hungry residents of Middleburg and surrounding areas of Loudoun County during Middleburg’s annual Independence Day Celebration. Hosted by the Middleburg Community Center, hundreds of people showed up this 4th of July to enjoy a day full of activities with friends, families, and neighbors. The … Read more

Resolution to Recognize 75 Year Anniversary of American Legion Post 295

On Tuesday afternoon, Post 295 was recognized by Loudoun County for their 75 years of service to Veterans and the community. The Resolution, drafted by Blue Ridge District Supervisor Tony Buffington, was presented by Chair Phyllis Randall, Loudoun County Board of Supervisors. Middleburg American Legion Post 295 has been in continuous operation for 75 years. … Read more

Poppy Drive – Memorial Day 2022

Poppy Drive 2022

Legionnaires were out amongst the town in front of the Middleburg Safeway offering Poppies to be worn in remembrance of Remembrance Day. $225 was collected, going to our Veteran Welfare fund. Our friends from Leesburg VFW Post 1177 helped with the event. After the Battle at Ypres in the Flanders section of Belgium next to … Read more

Middleburg Spring Cleanup 2022

Once again Middleburg residents gathered to the clean the town of trash, cigarette butts, and recyclables to get ready for spring. Sponsored by the Go Green Committee and the Middleburg Futures Group, cleanup began at the Middleburg Community Center and volunteers cleaned up Washington Street and surrounding side streets down to the Exxon station. The … Read more

Post 295 Diamond Jubilee

Diamond Jubilee

A Night To Remember For over 75 years, American Legion Post 295 has been a staple of Middleburg, VA. As a Veterans organization, helping prior service military members transition back to civilian life, as well as giving service members another chance to serve their community, Legionnaires are always at the ready to come together. The … Read more