Written by Jeff Richards July 31, 2018
Written by Jeff Richards July 30, 2018
August 18 - 23, 2018
Legacy Run (American Legion Riders) Hutchingon KS to Minneapolis MN
Celebrating American Legion Day – Post 912 Washington City
Saturday, September 15th, 2018
Post 90 St George General/dinner meeting
September 26, 2018 at 6:00 PM
Daniel Lester Keate was born to Julius and Lucy Keate on October 26, 1895. Lester served with the 5th Marines during World War I. He died on October 4, 1918 in action at Champagne, France.
The next time you are in the St. George cemetery look for the the headstone of Post 90's namesake, Daniel Lester Keate, and pay your respects to a true American hero.
The American Legion Preamble
"For God and Country, we associate ourselves together for the following purposes; To uphold and defend the constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order; to foster and perpetuate 100-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 good will 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."
The American Legion is dedicated to helping Veterans and their families thru many service and community projects such as providing Military Funeral Honors for Veterans.
Your contribution today helps us make a difference and stays here in Washington County.