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 2017-2018 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.Commander John J. CroninUpcoming Major EventsAmerican Legion South Post 490 Officer Election ResultsMay 10th, 2017 (S.A.L. & AUXILIARY)
Congratulations, to this years election winners!!!
Thank You For Your Service!
The American Legion South Post 490 Officer Election & General Meeting has been rescheduled to:June 21st, 2017The election will be for all Legionnaire Officers.No Meeting June 14th, Flag Ceremony Only 6:30PM
You Can Now Renew Your Dues Now Using PayPal!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.Affiliated Websites:
Special EventsCommander’s Breakfast Buffet $7.002nd Sunday Every of Month10am-1pm
Memorial Day Tribute
May 29th, 2017
American Legion South Houston Post 490
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South Post 490 Memorial Day CeremonyMonday, May 29th, 201711am-Noon