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The American Legion South Houston Post 490 is located across from the main entrance to Ellington Field, south of Houston, Texas. Post 490 is in the 22nd District, 2nd Division, Department of Texas. The Post Commander for 2016-2017 is John J. Cronin. General Membership Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 PM. The Board of Trustees meet on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:00 PM., the Executive Committee at 7:00 PM. The Post and its activities are supported by the Auxiliary Unit 490. The Post sponsors the Sons of The American Legion Squadron 490 and The American Legion Riders. Upcoming Major Events Annual Easter Egg Hunt Date: Saturday, April 8th, 2017, Starts at Noon All children under 12 welcome! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 27th Annual American Legion Post 490 Benefit Golf Tournament Date: Monday April 10, 2017 Location: Golfcrest Country Club 2509 Country Club Drive, Pearland, Tx 77581 Phone:(281) 485-4332 1130 hours Registration, Lunch and Practice, 1300 hours Shotgun Start, 4 Man Scramble Format Blind Bogey, $119 per single or $450 foursome, Early Bird Special: Pay by March 10th, 2017 for 10% discount ($107 single or $405 foursome) Includes: Box lunch to start, adult beverages, the club's famous chicken dinner buffet at conclusion of play; live and silent auctions between 1700-1900 hours. Golf Features: New Car Hole-in-one, $10,000 Hole-in-one, and Longest Drive, Closets to the Pin, Vegas Hole, Putting Contest and Individual & Team Cash Prizes Contacts: Bob Lindemann (713) 557-6238 & Linda Mortier (281) 236-7893 American Legion 27th Annual Golf Tournament Flyer American Legion 27th Annual Golf Tournament Registration Form American Legion 27th Annual Golf Tournament Donation Sponsor Form American Legion 27th Annual Golf Tournament Donation Request Letter Purchase Single or Foursome Options Now via PayPal.   Golf Tournament Donation Sponsor Options. Benefiting Children & Youth Programs. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   Post 490 Blood Drive Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017, 10AM-4PM Blood donations will be in the Hall and refreshments will be served. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- See Our Full Post 490 Calendar For All Post Events 
American Legion Post 490,  11702 Old Galveston Road,  Houston, Texas 77034  Club Room & Food Orders: (281) 481-5686 Office: (281) 481-1179 Fax: (281) 481-0257 Copyright © 2001-2017 by The American Legion
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Eligibility for membership in The American Legion is set forth as follows: Any person shall be eligible for membership in The American Legion who was a member of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, or Air Force of the United States and assigned to active duty at some time during any of the following periods: April 6, 1917 - November 11, 1918 December 7, 1941 - December 31, 1946 June 25, 1950 - January 31, 1955 February 28, 1961 - May 7, 1975 August 24, 1982 - July 31, 1984 December 20, 1989 - January 31, 1990 August 2, 1990, to the cessation of hostilities as determined by the government of the United States. All above dates inclusive, or who, being a citizen of the United States at the time of his entry therein, served on active duty in the armed forces of any of the governments associated with the United States during any of said periods; provided, however, that such service shall have been terminated by honorable discharge or honorable separation, or continued honorably after any of said periods; provided further, that no person shall be entitled to membership who, being in such service during any of said periods, refused on conscientious, political or other grounds to subject himself to military discipline or unqualified service.
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