American Legion Post504



  PO Box 222  Batavia, IL. 60510-0222   

       John Barrett, Adjutant        Irvin Brohammer , Commander 

  Post meeting held the 3rd Tuesday of each month at the Batavia

                     VFW upstairs located at 645 S River St at 7pm

   Contact Information: Commander:  Irvin Brohammer - (513-256-4672)

                                           Adjutant:    John Barrett  -  (630-399-1116)

July 16th, 2024 -- Next meeting for Post504 

You need to be in good standing to have your name entered into the year end raffle for a 1 year or  5 year membership -->Microsoft Word - BATAVIA POST 504 YEARLY RAFFLE revised 6-18-21

   ONGOING --- Monthly Coffee at back tables at Apple Villa. Coffee is held on the 1st Saturday of the month 8:30-10am -> 

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NOTE:     Join us if interested in joining the Batavia American Legion. 

Read the article in October Legion Magazine - Bullets on bottom of pages 18 thru 26 covers what the battles are that happen in Congress to get pass bills for Disability benefits and other cash benefits passed into law for Vets. That is why paying your American Legion dues & being a paid member means... 

PACT ACT click  link-> At the bottom of the page, click PDF files to read processes.      American Legion American Legion Post504: PACT ACT PASSED FOR DISABLED VETERANS (bataviapost504.org) 

AL National Dispatch Newsletter --  Online link          American Legion American Legion Post504: MONTHLY NATIONAL DISPATCH (bataviapost504.org)   


AL Dept of Illinois Newsletter  ----- UPDATED 05-31-2023  American Legion American Legion Post504: STATE DEPARTMENT NEWS (bataviapost504.org)   _________________________________________________________________

 NEW -- The American Legion State Department has announced No-cost-to-you   Accident Insurance protection for active American Legionmembers  -  link bellow:    American_Legion_Insurance_Brochure.pdf (bataviapost504.org)                          Batavia H.S. Football Haf-Time honored Veterans Night click below->American Legion American Legion Post504: VETERANS DAY COLOR GUARD CEREMONIES (bataviapost504.org)  Memorial Day Services at the West Side Cemetery & Heritage Woods --> American Legion American Legion Post504: MAY MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES (bataviapost504.org)

Gift for Yanks (GFY) pictures 2023

   GIFT FOR YANKS OVER THE YEARS (bataviapost504.org)

VFW sponsors Veterans Resource Fair held 2/2/2024


 To renew membership online and to review the summary of POST504 accomplishments 2017 thru 2023 -->  RENEW ONLINE / POST 504 INFO (bataviapost504.org)

Bill passes - Legion Act allows any Veteran who served since December 7th, 1941 and received Honorable Discharge to become a member of the American Legion. Read attached Article --> State_Flyer_on_Legion_Act_8-1-19.pdf (bataviapost504.org)

 Post Officers 2024 retained for 2025  

 Commander   -   Irvin Brohammer                                         Sr Vice Commander  -   Nate Gustafson                               Jr Vice Commander  -   Sid Tobias                                         Adjutant   -  John Barrett                                                 Finace Officer  -  David Jordan                                             Chaplin - position is open                                                       Sgt at Arms - Bill Allen                                                     Service Officer - Bill Schoeneberg

Commanders Message: Renewal 2025 membership is July1st. Membership is based on Fiscal year July1st - June 30th.  

REMEMBER you must be a paid member to be entered into yearly Raffle!!!

AL Department of Illinois - 5 Year Gold Card 2025

All you need to do is pay the next 5 years dues of $225. For additional  information about the program,  please contact John Barrett at 630-399-1116.

Link to the Official yearly post Raffle 


2019 Winners  Troy King/5yr and Sid Tobias/1yr                         2020 Winners  Nate Gustafson/5yr and Tim Sipes/1yr              2021 - Irvin Brohommer/5yr and Rick Kirk(PUFL) $40 award   2022 Winners  John Drew/5yr and Robert Gustafson/1yr         2023 Winners  Bill Schoeneberg/5yr and John Barrett/1yr       2024 Winners  Gary Fawver/5yr and Jim Ridder/1yr(refunded)

Link to GFY info --->  GIFT FOR YANKS OVER THE YEARS (bataviapost504.org)