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1504 Minnesota Avenue, San Jose, California

Willow Glen Post 318

Last Updated 8/22/2015 1:36 PM


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Post News

Post 318 will once again lead the Willow Glen Founders Day Parade on September 19th at 10:30 AM. Following the parade there will be an informal BBQ at the Post for all members and their guests. For more information about the parade click PARADE

The Department of California has relocated From San Francisco to Sanger CA. Contact information is:

The American Legion
Department of California
1601 7th Street
Sanger, CA 93657-2801
Office phone: 559-875-8387
Office Fax: 559-272-5157

For the Commander's Status Report on the move click here.

Habitat for Humanity in conjunction with Home Depot is offering up to $15000 in grants to low income veterans for home repairs. Click the links below for information on this program.


Program Guidelines

Application Information and Form


Santa Clara County is now issuing Veterans ID Cards. Click IDCards for complete information. Application and instructions here.

TechShop is providing a 1 year free membership and classes for veterans. Click TechShop for details.

2nd Vice Commander John Parks is shown completing the installation of our Unserviceable American Flag Drop Box on the front porch of the Post. Many thanks to Pan American Body Shop for the painting and Commercial Graphics Installations for the great artwork and graphics. Please consider these fine companies when you may need their services. Also thanks to the U.S. Postal Service for donating the mail box.

US Flags may now be dropped off at the Post at any time for proper retirement from service. Full size photos are available on the Photo Albums page


TALARC, The American Legion Amateur Radio Club, has expanded and changed its schedule for nets and added EchoLink capabilities to the previous IRLP only net. Please see the Amateur Radio page for information about the new net schedule and and for information about becoming an Amateur Radio operator. All Hams, especially Legion members, are invited to participate in any of the nets.

We have created an email list service which will allow you to receive notices about posting of the Messenger newsletter and occasional announcements about upcoming events by email. For information and to subscribe to the list goto the Email List Options menu selection.

The Post 318 Auxiliary is sponsoring a breakfast fundraiser on the first Sunday of every month from 8:30am to 11:00am. This monthly breakfast at Post 318 features pancakes, eggs, bacon or sausage, coffee, and juice. The requested donation  is just $6.00 per person, $5.00 for students and active duty military. Everyone is invited. Bring your family and friends.

 The Post General Meeting is held  at 7:00 PM on the 4th Wednesday of each month except June and December.  All members are welcome to the pre-meeting meal at 6:00 PM. Please see the Calendar page for all scheduled events.  

Our Mission

Since our charter in 1931 , our American Legion Post, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, has been welcoming war era VETERANS from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country. Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country, and Community. Our mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace and blessings for our country, friends and families embodied in our preamble.

Support Post 318

All funds raised are given back to the community. Help us to continue sponsoring programs for our children and giving aid and assistance to our local needy Veterans and their families. Help us to continue to support financially worthy community programs and projects. Join our Post as a Donor, Booster or Sponsor and consider our facility for your next event. For information call 669-333-0700 or email or


Military VA Loan Award

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