The American Legion presents the Military Excellence Award and the Scholastic Excellence Award to qualified students of the LaFayette High School Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC).
The American Legion sponsors qualified students to attend the Boys State Program.
Post 339 visits Shepherd Hills and Pruitt Health nursing homes. We visit with our veterans and take them small comfort items in gratitude of their faithful service. We are very grateful for the Staff at Shepherd Hills and Pruitt Health for all the hard work and love they give to the veterans as well as all the patients there.
Our Post Chaplain visits the families of our local veterans who have passed to show or respect, gratitude, and devotion for their faithful service to our Country. We also provide them with information if they have questions concerning survivors benefits. Thank you Wallis-Wilbanks and Wilson funeral homes for everything you do for our veterans and our community.
Our members volunteer at the VA Clinic in Chattanooga regularly, providing food and thanking the veterans for their service.
Annually on Flag Day, June 14th, Post 339 conducts a Flag Retirement Ceremony where we properly dispose of worn flags. If you have worn flags, please reach out to our post.
We have an annual Golf Tournament in May to raise money for our post in order to support activities in the local community.
We have an annual BBQ in May where we smoke racks of baby back ribs to raise money for our post in order to support activities in the local community.
A special thank you to Teems & Teems Realty in LaFayette for allowing us to host this event at their office each year.
We have several raffles through the year to help raise money to support our programs throughout the year. We will have a booth set up at the LaFayette Airport Fly-In & Cruise In.
Please check out our current raffle on the home page.