Post 1799 Officers for 2021-2022.  
  • Post Commander Ward Nickisch
  • 1st VC Rob Brock
  • 2nd VC Buddy Wagner
  • Adjutant Dennis Corrigan
  • Sergeant-At-Arms John Schortemeyer
  • Finance Officer Vacant
  • Judge Advocate Bob Wyman
  • Service Officer Greg Alexander
  • Chaplain Curt Hackett
  • Public Relations Officer Irwin Lazar
  • Historian Bill Parker

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Post EXCOM News!

Post Christmas Party - December 2017
Post 1799 in 4Nov17 Manassas Veterans Day Parade
EXCOM minutes for 24 February 2021.
Our 16Dec20 participation in the Wreaths Across America was a big success!  We are participating in Matching Funds Campaign into January 2022.  Our Post leadership thanks all who donated time and funds!  POC is Legionnaire John Schortemeyer, 703-754-7650. 
Boys/Girls State Chair Report, 26 June 2021. Post Chairman Irwin Lazar reported Boys State at Radford University just concluded.  He hopes to invite our two student participants to the next membership meeting.  The Girls State event was virtual.

Cub Scout Pack 107 Chair Report, 26 June 2021. Post Chairman Curt Hackett received update from Cub Scout Pack 107 Cubmaster Jake Mosholder.  Meeting will be held on 5 July 2021 to clarify Pack calendar, etc.

Post Commander Ward NIckisch appointed following chair persons for 2021-2022
  • ​Fund Raising Chairperson   Vacant
  • Membership Chairman - Rob Brock 
  • Haymarket Day Parade Chairman Rocky Colavita
  • BSA Cub Scout Pack 107 Liaison Officer Glenn "Curt" Hackett
  • Blood Donor Chairman Rich Bohmer
  • Boys/Girls State Chairman Irwin Lazar
  • Webmaster Bob Wyman
  • Budget Committee Chairman  Vacant
  • Post Highway Trash Pickup - Vacant
  • Veterans Day Parade Chairman  Rocky Colavita
  • 4-H Trigger Time Club Chairman John Schortemeyer 
  • SOWW Chairman  Dennis Corrigan
  • Get Out The Vote Chairman  Bob Wyman
  • ROTC Representative David Shuler
  • POW-MIA Chair Ward Nickisch
  • Post Education Officer Travis Goodman

EXCOM minutes for 27 January 2021.
EXCOM Meeting of 28 April 2021.  Unanimous passage of motion to accept Post Audit Report.
EXCOM Meeting of 26 May 2021.  Post calendar & "live" meetings discussed.
EXCOM Meeting of 23 June 2021. Planning Post elections, budget & membership developments.
Our 2021 Post Change of Command

Incoming Cdr Ward Nickisch &  Outgoing Cdr David Revill- 
26 June 2021
(HAYMARKET VA, December 3, 2021) 

Home Depot in Haymarket Virginia has awarded American Legion Post 1799 with a gift of $1,000 to support Post activities. The gift was awarded by Store Manager Jason Baker and Assistant Store Manager Stacia Harmon. Post Commander Ward Nickisch received the gift on behalf of the Post. The gift was awarded as part of Home Depot’s “Operation Surprise” which “aims to provide life-changing moments of surprise and support for veterans and communities in need.”  
                                                                                                  Please see https://corporate.homedepot.com/newsroom/operation-surprise-ready-to-roll for more details on Operation Surprise. The Post will use these funds to further its mission to serve military veterans as well as the larger Haymarket-Gainesville community.

In recognition for excellent weekly service to our Post 1799 Legionnaires at Thursday's 0930 breakfast gathering, IHOP Waitress Dyanne received a gift from our happy legionnaires for Christmas 2021.
The American Legion is honoring our Korean War Veterans in our community for their sacrifice in a dark time - when America called on them.
Post 1799 has presented five certificates and we are seeking more Korean War Veterans in our community.
Korean War Veteran Ron Sanders 18 Nov 2021

Our Post 1799 Adjutant is encouraging members to wear this     T-shirt for the 30 May 2022 Honor Walk.  Contact Adjutant Dennis Corrigan to order your T-shirt at [email protected] or (571) 236-7980.
$11.00
Thomas 
Henning
On 23 March 2021, the American Legion presented $10,000 to the Willing Warriors Retreat, Haymarket, thanks to Post 1799 Liaison Thomas Henning.  This is the third such American Legion award to the Retreat, all thanks to the efforts of Legionnaire Thomas Henning.  We are grateful to Tom Henning for his sustained outstanding performance.
9:00 AM, Saturday, 19 March 2022.  
We met at the Haymarket-Gainesville Library, 14870 Lightner Road, Haymarket, VA, to start our 1st Honor Walk for 2022.  We honored the men & women for the following events:    
                                    
* 103rd American Legion Birthday (15Mar1919)
                                   
 * Start of Operation Iraqi Freedom (19Mar2003)
                                    
* End of Battle of Iwo Jima (19Feb-26Mar1945)
                                    
* National Vietnam War Veterans Day (29 March)