American Legion Post 2

The American Legion has been a part of the Knoxville test community since 1919. The men and women of Post 2 represent all walks of life in Knoxville, including small business owners, law enforcement, firefighters, legislators, teachers, CEO’s, judges, tradesmen, and attorneys.

The Post 2 family includes the Legionnaires, the Auxiliary, the Sons of the Legion and the American Legion Riders. Members of Post 2 give back to the community by working with and supporting a wide variety of community and charitable groups, with many serving in leadership positions in local fraternal, civic and governmental organizations.

Post 2 prides itself on being a family friendly “Service Post” and is responsible for organizing many of the local veterans events including the annual Veterans Day Parade, the Mountain Man March,Memorial Day and Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day ceremonies.

Welcome to Post 2 –  Since our charter in 1919, our American Legion Post has been welcoming VETERANS from all branches of our Armed Forces, and their families.

The Mission of the American Legion is to To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order; to foster and perpetuate a one hundred 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 goodwill 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.

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