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2022   Events are subject to change.

1 January 2022, New Year's Day.​
19 January 2022, Post EXCOM Meeting - 6:30 PM, Wednesday.  Haymarket Masonic Lodge.
22 January 2022, Post General Membership Meeting - 10:00 AM, Saturday, Heritage Hunt Marsh Mansion.​
29 January 2022, 16th District Oratorial Contest - 10:00 AM, Saturday, Post 10.

3 February 2022, (1943)  Four Army Chaplains perished saving others when SS Dorchester torpedoed.
6 February 2022, Four Chaplains Service, 2:00-4:00 PM, Sunday, Middleburg Post, District Chaplain Robert Yowell leading.
14 February 2022, Valentine's Day.
16 February 2022, Post EXCOM Meeting - 6:30 PM. Wednesday.  Haymarket Masonic Lodge.
26 February 2022, Post General Membership Meeting - 10:00 AM, Saturday, Heritage Hunt Marsh Mansion.​

4-6 March 2022, Department of Virginia Spring Conference, Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel, 425 Water St, Portsmouth, VA 23704.
12 March 2022, 16th District Spring Conference, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM, Post 364, 3640 Friendly Post Ln, Woodbridge, VA 22192.
15 March 2022, 103rd American Legion Birthday.
16 March 2022, Post EXCOM Meeting -  6:30 PM, Wednesday.  Haymarket Masonic Lodge.
19 March 2022, (2003) Iraq War begins.
19 March 2022, Honor Walk at 9:00 AM at Haymarket-Gainesville Library.
23 March 2022, Farewell Dinner for Bill Walsh. At 6:30 PM, No-Host event at Giuseppe's, Haymarket.
25 March 2022, National Medal of Honor Day.
26 March 2022, Post General Membership Meeting - 10:00 AM Saturday, Heritage Hunt Marsh Mansion.
26 March 2022, 16th District JROTC Color Guard Competition, 9:00 AM - Noon, Saturday - Unity Reed High School, 8820 Rixlew Ln, Manassas, VA 20109.
29 March 2022, Vietnam War Veterans Day.

17 April 2022, Easter Sunday.
19 April 2022, Battles of Lexington & Concord (1775)
20 April 2022, Post EXCOM Meeting - 6:30 PM, Wednesday.  Haymarket Masonic Lodge.
22 April 2022, On 20 April 2022, Post 1799 presented American Legion awards to two outstanding USAF JROTC Cadets, Annual Awards Night, Battlefield High School.
23 April 2022, Post General Membership Meeting - 10:00 AM Saturday, Heritage Hunt Marsh Mansion.
30 April 2022, Blood Drive @Holy Trinity Church, sponsored by Knights of Columbus and American Legion Post 1799.
30 April 2022, Honor Walk, 9:00 AM at Club House, To recognize Battle of Okinawa (4/1/1945), Doolittle Raid on Tokyo (4/18/1942), Fall of Saigon (4/30/1975).

6 May 2022, Military Spouse Appreciation Day.
8 May 2022, Mothers' Day
8 May 2022, 77th Anniversary of V-E Day (1945)
18 May 2022, Post EXCOM Meeting - 6:30 PM, Wednesday.  Haymarket Masonic Lodge.
21 May 2022, Armed Forces Day.
21 May 2022, Honor Walk, , 9:00 AM at Gainesville-Haymarket Library to recognize Armed Forces Day (5/21)
27 May 2022, National Poppy Day.
28 May 2022, Post Fundraising at Walmart. Saturday 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  Volunteer for shifts.  Contact Post Cdr Ward Nickisch, 703-989-0988.

4 June 2022, Post General Membership Meeting - 10:00 AM Saturday, Heritage Hunt Marsh Mansion.
6 June 2022, 78th Anniversary of D-Day (1944) 
14 June 2022, Flag Day.
14 June 2022, US Army Birthday. (1775)
15 June 2022, Post EXCOM Meeting - 6:30 PM, Wednesday. Haymarket Masonic Lodge.
19-25 June 2022, Boys/Girls State.
25 June 2022, Post General Membership Meeting - 10:00 AM Saturday, Heritage Hunt Marsh Mansion.  Installation of Officers.

1 July 2022, Prince William County Patriots Day honoring PWC law enforcement.  5:00-9:30 PM, Catharpin Park.  Contact Post Cdr Ward Nickisch, 703-989-0988.
4 July 2022, Independence Day.
16 July 2022, Post Fund-raising at Walmart.  Contact Post Finance Officer Buddy Wagner at 703-743-9695
20 July 2022, Post EXCOM Meeting - 6:30 PM, Wednesday.  Haymarket Masonic Lodge.
23 July 2022, Post General Membership Meeting - 10:00 AM Saturday, Heritage Hunt Marsh Mansion.
26 July 2022, 1948 Executive Order 9981 end segregation in the US Armed Forces.
27 July 2022 - Korean War Veterans Armistice Day (1953)
29 July 2022 - Army Chaplain Corps Anniversary.  https://veteran.com/army-chaplain-corps-anniversary/
30 July 2022, SOWW "Vettes for Vets." Contact Post 1st VC Rob Brook at 703-203-4650.

2 & 4 August 2022, Gulf of Tonkin Incidents in Vietnam (1964)
4 August 2022, US Coast Guard Birthday (1790)
6 August 2022, Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima (1945)
6 August 2022, Honor Walk, Haymarket Library, 9:00 AM, to recognize America's military history heritage in August.
7 August 2022, Purple Heart Day (1782)
7 August 2022, Operation Desert Shield (1990)
9 August 2022, Atomic Bomb dropped on Nagasaki (1945)
14 August 2022, Navajo Code Talkers Day.    https://nationaltoday.com/navajo-code-talkers-day/
15 August 2022, V-J Day: Japan accepts unconditional surrender terms (1945)
17 August 2022, Post EXCOM Meeting - 6:30 PM, Wednesday, Haymarket Masonic Lodge.
20 August 2022, District "Organizational Meeting," 10 AM. All Legionnaires invited. Middleburg Post 295.  111 The Plains Road.
21 August 2022, American Civil War officially declared over (1865)
27 August 2022, Post General Membership Meeting - 10:00 AM Saturday, Heritage Hunt Marsh Mansion.
29 August 2022,  Marine Forces Reserve Birthday

2 September 2022, 77th Anniversary of V-J Day (1945)
5 September 2022, Labor Day
10 September 2022, Honor Walk, Time & Venue TBD, To recognize Patriot Day (9/11/2001), POW/MIA Recognition Day (9/16), Constitution Day (9/17)
11 September 2022, National Patriots Day is 21st Anniversary of 9-11.
16 September 2022, National POW/MIA Recognition Day (1979)
17 September 2022, Constitution Day since 1787.  (Congress-declared one-week event)
17 September 2022, Fundraising & Public Awareness at Walmart.  Volunteers call Finance Officer Buddy Wagner 703-743-9695.
18 September 2022, US Air Force Birthday (1947) 
21 September 2022, Post EXCOM Meeting - 6:30 PM, Wednesday, Haymarket Masonic Lodge.
24 September 2022, Post General Membership Meeting - 10:00 AM Saturday, Heritage Hunt Marsh Mansion
24-25 September 2022, Tank Farm Open House, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, https://www.americansinwartime.org/open-house-2/
25 September 2022, Gold Star Mother's Day (1936)

13 October 2022, 247th Anniversary of US Navy Birthday (1775)
15 October 2022, Haymarket Day & Parade. Muster "in place" by 9:30 AM. 
19 October 2022, Post EXCOM Meeting - 6:30 PM, Wednesday.  Haymarket Masonic Lodge.
22 October 2022, Blood Drive @Holy Trinity Church, sponsored by Knights of Columbus and American Legion Post 1799. 
22 October 2022,  Post General Membership Meeting - 10:00 AM, Saturday.  Heritage Hunt Marsh Mansion
26 October 2022 - National Day of the Deployed

Military Family Month https://nationaldaycalendar.com/military-family-month-november/
5 November 2022 at 10:00 AM, Northern Virginia Veterans Day Parade, Manassas (www.https://vetpar.org/). (PENDING VERIFICATION)
10 November 2022, 247th Anniversary of US Marine Corps Birthday (1775)
11 November 2022, Veterans Day
12 November 2022, Fundraising & Public Awareness at Walmart.  Volunteers call Finance Officer Buddy Wagner 703-743-9695.
16 November 2022, Post EXCOM Meeting - 6:30 PM Wednesday.  Haymarket Masonic Lodge.
24 November 2022, Thanksgiving Day
26 November 2022, Post General Membership Meeting - 10:00 AM Saturday, Heritage Hunt Marsh Mansion.

7 December 2022, National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day (1941)
13 December 2022, US National Guard Birthday (1636)
20 December 2022, 3rd Anniversary of the US Space Force.
21 December 2022, Post EXCOM Meeting -  6:30 PM, Wednesday.  Haymarket Masonic Lodge.
24 December 2022, Post General Membership Meeting - 10:00 AM Saturday, Heritage Hunt Marsh Mansion.  (Christmas Eve)
25 December 2022, Christmas


Year - 2022.

28 May 2022, Fundraising Event. Volunteers call Post Commander Ward Nickisch. 703-989-0988.
14 June 2022, Fundraising Event. Volunteers call Post Commander Ward Nickisch. 703-989-0988.
16 July 2022, Fundraising Event. Volunteers call Post Commander Ward Nickisch. 703-989-0988.
17 September 2022, Fundraising & Public Awareness at Walmart.  Volunteers call Finance Officer Buddy Wagner, 703-743-9695.
12 November 2022, Fundraising & Public Awareness at Walmart. Volunteers call Finance Officer Buddy Wagner, 703-743-9695.

EXCOM Meetings are held on 3rd Wednesday per month.
General Membership Meetings are held on 4th Saturday.











Exciting times in Post 1799 for 2022!  Stay tuned!
The American Legion 16th District website, including calendar of events can be reviewed at:

https://16dvalegion.org/
www.Facebook.com/alva16th
Post’s General Membership Meeting Venue 

  i. Location is at Heritage Hunt Country Club’s Marsh Mansion.  The first half hour is for social time.  13451 Fieldstone Way, Gainesville, VA 20155.

  ii. Coffee and Donuts will be served

  iii. 4th Saturday of each month, unless modified by Post Commander typically due to holidays.

  iii. Directions

1. From Lees Highway (Route 29); Turn onto Heathcote Blvd. At the first traffic light turn right onto Heritage Hunt Drive pass through the guard gate tell them you are visiting Bill Walsh. Stay on Heritage Hunt Drive until you come to Fieldstone Way (that is the third stop sign from the gate), turn right there is a big mansion enter the parking lot on the right. Looking at the mansion go to the door on the left it will be a sign it will say Garden Room enter and turn left.

2. From James Madison Highway (Route 15); Turn onto Heathcote Blvd. At the third traffic light turn left onto Heritage Hunt Drive pass through the guard gate tell them you are visiting Bill Walsh. Stay on Heritage Hunt Drive until you come to Fieldstone Way (that is the third stop sign from the gate), turn right there is a big mansion enter the parking lot on the right. Looking at the mansion go to the door on the left there will be a sign it will say Garden Room enter and turn left.
Veterans may desire to celebrate these informal events also:


Red Shirt Friday (RED - Remembering Everyone Deployed)
Wear a red shirt on Friday to show support of our service men and women.
Post Executive Committee (EXCOM) Meeting Venue

​i.  Location is the Masonic Lodge, 6711 Jefferson Street, Haymarket.

ii. Parking on side and rear of Lodge.

iii.  Open to entire Post membership.

iv.  3rd Wednesday of each month, unless modify by Post Commander typically due to holidays.