American Legion Post 175

      American Legion Post 175
                               Organized September 27, 1945

Address: 8700 Bell Creek Rd
                 Mechanicsville, VA 23116
                 (Click here for Map)    


Commander - Jeff Decker, 804-683-1202
1st Vice Commander, Eugene Truitt,  804-746-4734
2nd Vice Commander, Garnett Fowlkes, 804-763-9020
Adjutant, Jack Kendig, 804-746-8746
Service Officer, Jerry Tate,  804-723-4225 (Click here for a detailed overview of what the Service Officer can do for you!)

Hall or Room Rental call: 804-402-6636 . Check availability here on our HALL RENTAL CALENDAR

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MEMBERSHIP MEETING: 4th Tuesday of each month. Dinner at 6:00 p.m. and meeting at 7:00 p.m.
EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING: 1st Tuesday of each month @ 7:00 p.m.


Back By Popular Demand!
Community Breakfast!
Post 175 is hosting a community breakfast fundraiser on February 28th, 2015, 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Cost is $7.50 per person and includes:


* Eggs to Order (2), Bacon (2) or Sausage (2), Hash Browns, Apples, Toast (white or wheat), Coffee and Juice.

* Pancakes (2), Eggs (2), Bacon (2) or Sausage (2) Syrup, Apples, Coffee and Juice

Pancakes (3), Bacon (2) or Sausage (2) Syrup, Apples, Coffee and Juice

All omelets include hash browns, apples, toast (white or wheat), coffee and juice

~ Scouts ~
Mark your calendar for MARCH 7TH and enjoy a complete spaghetti dinner sponsored by Troop 553. The meal will be served from 5 - 7 P.M.

American Legion Post 175 sponsors Cub Scout Pack 553 and Boy Scout Troop 553; if you know of a boy who loves the outdoors, outdoor activities, along with adventure, encourage them to join the scouts.

Scouts are open to all boys ages 7 - 18. 

If interested, please contact Scoutmaster Rick Perry at 804-781-1707.


Renew now for the 2015 membership year!

  Renew Online Now! 

Your many benefits include a one-year subscription to The American Legion Magazine, access to special insurance offers, discounts on prescriptions, savings on eye-wear, travel, computers, plus a lot more.

Take this opportunity to renew quickly and easily online. 

Your membership also supports important services for you and all veterans, including:

FREE expert assistance from Veterans Service Officers when you file and pursue claims, pension benefits and appeals to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Representation in Washington, D.C., to protect your interests, including our work with the present administration to protect healthcare benefits for veterans. Emergency assistance for veterans and their families.

Please, renew your membership today and continue to enjoy and support all that your American Legion membership offers




Looking for a space to hold your wedding reception or family gathering? Look no further! American Legion Post 175 has the perfect space, conveniently located near I-295 and Pole Green Rd.

Contact our Building Rental Director, Garnett Fowlkes at 804-402-6636 for more information. 


Boys and Girls state coordinators email address:  bgstATEHANOVER@GMAIL.COM
David Dehettre                  
Boy's State Coordinator     
American Legion Post 175 
Pat Arnett  
Girl's State Coordinator
American Legion Auxiliary Unit 175
Post 175 Baseball Coordinator - Norm Bowles, 804-746-7707
Post 175 Baseball Head Coach - Bobby White - 804-304-5201
, 7:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

For God and Country

Ariel view of Post 175

Membership Meeting: 4th Tuesday of each month. Dinner @ 6:00 P.M., Meeting @ 7:00 P.M.

Executive Board Meeting: 1st Tuesday of each month @ 7 P.M.

Commander's Coffee (and donuts!) - Every Tuesday morning starting @ 9:30 A.M. Everyone is welcomed, so bring a guest! This is a great opportunity to meet, and talk with members in an informal setting.

FRIDAYS - open at 4 P.M. for pool, darts, cards and more! Bring an appetizer or dish to share!

Post Service Officer - call Mr. Jerry Tate at 723-4225 for an appointment or you may email him at  


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