General Assembly
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 American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation’s largest wartime veteran’s service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow service-members and veterans. The American Legion has about 2,000,000 members worldwide. American Legion Post 137 has approximately 1,500 members is located at 5443 San Juan Ave on Jacksonville’s Westside. Post 137 also hosts an American Legion Auxiliary Unit and a Sons of the American Legion Squadron.

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

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 Sponsors

        Take a moment and check out Post 137 sponsors. Their donations enable our Post to better serve Veterans, their families and our community.


      Post 137 has two fully equipped buildings available to rent at reasonable rates ...

Post 137’s membership as of September 19, 2014 stands at:  860 or 58.07%.

621 new or renewed members are needed to reach our goal of 1,481 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.

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
Email the Commander

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