Focused on service to veterans & communities.


Welcome to the American Legion Ronald Reagan - Palisades Post 283

Welcome to the American Legion Ronald Reagan - Palisades Post 283 in Pacific Palisades, California. We are dedicated to serving our nation by honoring our defenders, veterans, their families and supporting the communities they live in.


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Would you like to join the American Legion, we invite you to join here at Ronald Reagan - Palisades Post 283 and become a part of our family?  While we are in the process of creating an online form to fill out and send in electronically, please click the PDF application below to download and send in electronically

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American Legion History

The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veteran’s organization. Focusing on service to veterans, service members and communities, the Legion evolved from a group of war-weary veterans of World War I into one of the most influential nonprofit groups in the United States

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Today’s veterans
Tomorrow’s leaders.

The American Legions history is like no other 

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Scholarship awards at the National Finals are $18,000 for 1st Place, $16,000 for 2nd Place, and $14,000 for 3rd Place. Each State winner who participates in the first round of Nationals receives $1,500. These scholarship awards may be used to attend any college or university in the U.S.A.