O’Connor High School Jr. ROTC Awards

Commander Willis E. Gray III hereby invites Post 309 Legionnaires to attend the O'Connor High School Jr. ROTC Award Ceremony on 21 April 2022. There will be a Pass in Review ceremony at 5:30PM followed by the Award Presentation at 6:30PM. Hope you are able to attend.

Helotes, San Antonio, and nearby Community Events (updated 13 April 2022)

FRI15 April 15 Holiday Office Closure Helotes Municipal Offices will be closed Friday, April 15  for Good Friday. FRI15 April 15 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC-5  Helotes Lion Club Charitable Bingo Helotes Lions Club 14690 Bandera Rd, Helotes, TX Helotes Lion Club Charitable Bingo Friday Nights at 7 PM and Second Sunday of Each Month at 2 …

Service-connected Benefits

Dear Veteran,   You may be eligible for newly enacted service-connected benefits.   Over the course of the last six months, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has begun processing service-connected disability claims for six new presumptive conditions related to environmental exposures during military service. We request your help in making more Veterans aware of these newly added presumptive conditions to help them …

Legacy Scholarship: 2022 application open for military children of the fallen, disabled (deadline to submit: 15 April 2022)

The scholarship is available to children whose parents lost their lives while honorably serving on active military duty on or after 9/11, as well as children of post-9/11 veterans with a combined VA disability rating of 50 percent or higher, are eligible to apply for The American Legion Legacy Scholarship. The application deadline is April …

Military Service & Social Security:Special Extra Earnings

American Legion Post 309 2nd Vice commander, James Budden, came accross this article that could benefit some of our members and fellow veterans If you served in the military, you may be entitled to special extra earnings credits as a veteran which could increase the amount of social security payments you receive. Anyone employed by the …