Post Membership Meetings

TBD  2017
* Post Membership & Guests
* Haymarket Library 
* 10:00 AM Greetings.
* 10:30 - 1:00 Meeting.
* Various activities/reports.

Scheduled Special Events

Pending Events 2017
Post 1799 Auxilliary Chapter Monthly meetings are virtual via email.  See our web page!
​* Post’s Adopt-a-Highway 21Oct17 at 10:00 AM,  See details below.
Post OKTOBERFEST at Jimbo's, 21Oct17 at 6:00 PM.  See details below.
IHOP Breakfast on Wednesdays at 9:30 AM. All Members are welcome to the Legionnaires' weekly gathering.  This is a no-host event.  For details, call Finance Officer Bill Walsh at 703-743-1343.
​no-host IHOP Breakfast is weekly.

Welcome to American Legion Post 1799's website.  Veterans are invited to contact the Post Adjutant (see CONTACT page) for joining the American Legion.  All visitors interested in contacting Post 1799 are invited to contact the Post Adjutant.  We are proud to be in the 16th District of the Department of Virginia.
Haymarket, Virginia
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Should each Legionnaire participate in, at least, one project per year.Yes
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Haymarket Day Parade
15 September 2012

Apply today to join the American Legion and Post 1799 with this application.  Just download!  The instructions are on the application.
1 July 2017 - 30 June 2018.  The 2018 American Legion Membership Campaign and Year kicks off 1 July 2017.  Current members will receive post card reminders from National Headquarters to renew.  Of course, the quickest and best way to renew is to visit the renewal website at:   You will need your Membership ID# on your 2015 Membership Card and a credit card.  The 2018membership fee is $40.00.  The National website has an easy option to "Pay Up For Life," including the fee calculator.  1st Vice Cdr Ken Morris is our Post Membership Chairman,  at 703-753-5581 or 
You can also pay directly by sending a check ($40) to Post Adjutant, P.O.Box 1799, Haymarket, VA 20169 

Post Commander Richard Menton is looking for Legionnaire volunteers for several committee chair positions as we organize for the new Legonnaire year.  If you have not served as a chairman for a year or so, please step forward because we need your talents.  If you served in a position previously and would like to be re-appointed, please step forward.  The Post depends on your volunteerism. The Nation needs your commitment and patriotism now.  We in the American Legion understand this better than most civilians - because we all served under the Flag.  God Bless America!
Please contact Post Commander Richard Menton at or call 571-236-4921.
Post Executive Committee Meetings

10 November 2017
* Post Membership welcome to EXCOM business meetings.
* 7:00 PM Start
* Project planning & reports
* Venue:  Haymarket Library, Study Room A.
The Post annual election - 27 May meeting.  

L-to-R: Post Cdr Richard Menton, 1stVC Ken Morris, 2ndVC Joe D'Andrea, (Adjutant William Engleman is absent) Finance Officer Bill Walsh, Service Officer Mike Cusick, Chaplain Jim Wright.​

Contact Post Commander Richard Menton, for details on the role and duties of each officer position.
Post Fund-Raising on 27May17. Past Post Cdr Mike High & Legionnaire Russell Hansen representing our Post at the Haymarket Walmart.
Post 1799 Supports Warrior Retreat at Bull Run with Donations - 27 July 2017.  Post delegation lead by Post Cdr Menton presented $500 in combined gifts.  Action coordinated by Post SOWW Liaison Tom Henning.
Post 1799 Oktoberfest, 6:00 PM
Saturday, 21 October 2017.
Join us at JIMBO's Bar & Restaurant.7901 Heritage Village Plaza, Gainesville, VA 20155.  Post will provide appetizers with no-host bar.  Bring spouses and family members.
Post 1799 "Adopt-a-Highway" Litter Pick Up 
on 21 October 2017 -(weather permitting) starts at Long Park near recycling area at 10:00 AM.  Refreshments served.  Our pick-up area is Route 15 between Lightner Road and Sudley Road on both sides.  We don't do the median strip. The more people we get, the smaller the area people have to cover and the quicker we get done.  Email Mike High at if you can attend.