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Welcome to Wendell L. Willkie American Legion Post 19, Akron, Ohio!

We are glad you have found us, and hope that as you navigate our pages, you come to learn who we are and whom we support.
Whether you are currently serving this Nation, you have begun to transition from active duty, or you have been honorably discharged or retired for years, we hope you will consider becoming part of one of the oldest American Legion posts within the American Legion’s Department of Ohio.
Our Charter permits membership based on the following criteria:
WITH THE PASSING OF THE LEGION ACT, ON 30 JULY 2019, MORE VETERANS, SONS AND AUXILIARY HOPEFULS CAN NOW JOIN!

To join as a regular member, you must be able to present proof of an honorable discharge or separation showing a period of active military service during any one of the following periods, and a government-issued identification card:

      • April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918
      • December 7, 1941 and after, including to present dayIf you need assistance in obtaining your DD214, please email bryanamcgown@americanlegionakron.org.
There are other types of membership opportunities available as well. Please use the “Send Us A Message” form at the bottom of this page to find out if you may qualify for membership in Sons of the American Legion or  Auxiliary.

©2009-2020 Wendell L. Willkie, American Legion, Post 19, Akron, Ohio.
All Rights Reserved.

Current Officers

Slate of Officers for 2020-2021

Commander Chuck Lange
Commander
Chuck Lange

 

Adjutant, Jerry Wiseman
Adjutant
Past Commander
Jerry Wiseman

First Vice Commander
Past Commander
Louis Veal

John Conley, Second Vice Commander
Second Vice Commander
John Conley

Trustees

Michael Supplee, Trustee
Trustee
Michael Supplee

Not Pictured
Trustee
Ed Smith


Sergeant-at-Arms, Vacant

Sergeant At Arms
Deb Warner

 

Patrick Conley, Historian
Historian
Patrick Conley

Staff Judge Advocate, Stephen Collins

Not pictured.

©2009 – 2020 Wendell L. Willkie, American Legion, Post 19, Akron, Ohio

Pay Your Dues or Donate to Our Post

You can use the short form below to make a secure credit card payment or use your own PayPal account to pay your annual dues or make a donation to support our Post. You can even designate how you would like your donations to be used.

The annual dues for 2019, are $38.00. We are implementing a new convenience fee for paying dues, or making donations online. The additional $1.40 will cover 100% of the fees we have to pay PayPal for processing your payment. In the past, we have paid these fees for you. Unfortunately, we can no longer continue this practice.

Thank you for your understanding. If you’d prefer NOT to pay this additional fee, you may still mail a check to the First Vice Commander. Please be sure to annotate the memo line of your check so we know if it is intended to pay for dues, or should be treated as a donation to one of the following:
Membership Application/Renewal
General Fund
Building Maintenance
Charity Programs

Our mailing address is:
ATTN: First Vice Commander
Wendell L. Willkie American Legion Post 19
783 W. Market Street
Akron, Ohio 44303

(330) 253-0022


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