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    American Legion – Post 281

    Committed to helping our Veterans

  • Committed to helping our Veterans


The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness.

It is the nations largest veterans service organization, committed to mentoring and sponsorship of youth programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting a strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow service members and veterans.

LCPL Steven Charles Tyler Cates

Tyler Cates – American Legion Post 281

Tyler Cates American Legion Post 281 of Mt. Juliet, Tennessee was chartered on August 10, 2010 and incorporated on November 3, 2010 with 47 members.

We have grown to near 250 members and continue to welcome veterans of all our Armed Forces from Mt. Juliet, Wilson County, and all surrounding communities to join us.

We meet on the second Tuesday of each month at the Mt. Juliet Senior Activity Center at 2034 Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet. Come and join us for a time of food and fellowship starting at 6:15 PM, followed by our regular post-meeting starting at 7:00 PM.

You will find plenty of parking in the back parking lot, where you will also find the entry door.

Come and join us!

“Aim High … Fly-Fight-Win”

US Air Force Motto

Honor Guard

American Legion Post 281’s Honor Guard, participating in the Veteran’s Day events at Fiddlers Grove in the Wilson County Fair Grounds, preparing to present The Colors.

Veteran Outreach

Coming home doesn’t mean the battle is over. With over 10 times the amount of veterans lost to suicide than to combat operations in the same time period, there has never been a more important time to TAKE A STAND and DO something to support our veterans!