Devoted to Mutual Helpfulness
A Patriotic Veterans Organizations
America’s largest veterans service organization works every day to uphold time-honored values. The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness.
The DeKalb American Legion Post 66 is one of the largest and most active Veteran’s organizations in DeKalb County, Illinois.
We are about Veterans helping Veterans. Our Post began in 1920-21, and we continue serving our Community, our Veterans and their families to have a better standard of life. If you would like to become a member of the American Legion, and we would like you to join us here at DeKalb Post 66 - if you meet the selection requirements as established by National American Legion Office.
Veterans Believing in the Success of Fellow Veterans in All of Life’s Pursuits
To support and enhance the well-being of ALL American Veterans, their families, and current active duty service members and to be true to our beliefs that NO Veteran should be left behind.
We, as a Veteran organization advocate for upholding and defending the Constitution of the United States, provide equal justice and opportunities for all citizens with no discrimination to any involved.
To serve as a support element to our community, civic organizations, and our veteran population by observing and participating in patriotic and memorial events.
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DeKalb American Post 66 Legion Officers
Commander: Manuel Olalde
Sr Vice Commander: Joe Newby
Finance Officer: Dr John Chatieler
Adjutant Officer: Patrick Nichols
Chaplain Officer: Michael Giuliano
P.R. Officer: Michael Embrey
DeKalb American Post 66 Legion Trustees
DeKalb American Post 66 Ladies Auxiliary
President – Georgia Stanley
Vice President – Sarah Newby
Treasurer - Jill Williams
Secretary - Jill Olalde