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2nd Sat of Month,
Main Hall
10:00 am

SAL (Sons)
Thursday before
General Assembly,
Spencer Room
7:00 pm

1st Thu of Month,
Main Hall
7:30 pm

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The largest war-time veterans organization. The American Legion was chartered by the United States Congress in 1919 as a patriotic war-time veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness which now numbers nearly 3 million members, in nearly 15,000 American Legion posts worldwide. Post 137 is approximately 1,700 members strong and is located at 5443 San Juan Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida 32210. Our site has over 50 sections, if you are having trouble finding the information you are looking for then use our handy Site Map to see the site at a glance.

The July Issue of The Bugler is available in the Newsletters section

Please be sure to visit the Photo Gallery for all the newly loaded pictures.

Jacksonville is proud to be the birthplace of the Blue Angels.

Smoking Recommendation Vote:

The vote to ban smoking in the Legion Hall carried 50 - 37. The ban will be implemented immediately.

Myra Jowers



Keep in mind, even when we're not having special events, every single week there is always something happening at the Post. Regular events such as ...

  • Breakfast Served every Sunday morning by various Post organizations - 8:30 - 11:00 AM
  • Bingo on Mondays. Starts at 7 PM.
  • Darts Club and Tournaments on Tuesday nights. Sign-ups start at 7 PM.
  • Karaoke on Wednesday nights
  • Dinner by various Post organizations. Beginning Fridays at 5:30 PM
  • Live Entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights. Starts at 8 PM.
  • Football (both college and NFL) on the Big Screen on Saturday and Sunday (when in season), as well as NASCAR on most weekends when in season

Legion Plate
Preorder your Florida license plate. 1,000 preorders are needed to make this license plate a reality!

Post 137’s membership as of May 18, 2014 stands at:  1,420 or 91.38%.

134 new or renewed members are needed to reach our goal of 1,554 members or 100%. There is strength in numbers. The more Legion members, the more legislative influence the Legion has for Veteran’s issues.

For more information about becoming a Post 137 member, please email us.

Congratulations Legion Family!

Because of your working together our Post has received the honor of being recognized as “5th District Post of the Year.” We were just awarded this plaque April 27, 2014, at the 5th District Constitutional Conference.

Thank you Legionnaires, Auxiliary, Sons of the Legion and Riders for supporting programs and activities that made this award possible.

Thank you EVERYONE who contributes time and effort to keeping our beloved Post a great experience!

For GOD and Country,

Myra Jowers


Keep your American Legion information updated.

Go to and update your information. This web site is for Legion members only. Auxiliary and SAL members should check with their national organizations regarding their current contact information.

You can set your information as public or private. “Public” means that any Legionnaire can review your profile and make contact with you. “Private” means that your information can only be accessed by you and anyone authorized by the Legion National HQ to access online Post information at the National level.

If you have never used this Legion web site before, you’ll need to create an account in order to log- in.

Once you have logged in, in the upper right hand corner if the web page, click on “My Profile".

Then, to the left of “Branch of Service,” click on “Edit My Profile”. Once you have updated your Legion profile, reenter your password and click on “Update”.

Please email any questions or request for assistance to

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American Legion Post 137
5443 San Juan Avenue,
Jacksonville, Florida 32210.
(904) 387-3373 Office - 387-1581 Lounge.
Office Hours: Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays 1:30 - 5 PM
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