Welcome to Lester Keate Post 90
The American Legion is dedicated to helping Veterans and their families through many service and community projects such as providing Military Funeral Honors for Veterans.
Message from our Post Commander
Veterans Military Honors
Post 90 Ritual Team
Serving our Veterans
Woman’s Auxiliary Unit
Request records and links to important information
Hundreds in Cedar City honor veterans during ‘Wreaths Across America’ event
Written by Jeff Richards
December 19, 2020
Shivwits place 20 wreaths, remember veterans with spiritual celebration
Written by Megan Webber
December 19, 2020
90-year-old Navy veteran on a mission to place wreaths on all Washington County veterans’ graves
Written by Hollie Stark
December 13, 2020
THE POST GENERAL MEETINGS AND POTLUCKS HAS BEEN CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
Boys State has been cancelled for 2020.
Calendar of Events
The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veteran’s organization, dedicated to the support of servicemembers and communities. Local posts began to spring up over the years, and today, it’s the largest wartime veteran’s organization in the nation.
Lester Keate – Post 90
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 foundation of the American Legion was built upon 4 pillars.
Veterans Affairs & Rehabilitation.
Children and Youth.
Each of these pillars encompasses a variety of programs that benefit our nation’s veterans, their families, and the youth of America. Download 4 Pillars Information
Still Serving: It’s who we are
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.”