American Legion Post 87az in Bullhead City, Arizona, overlooks 2 memorials. The Arizona Veterans Memorial Park. The second memorial contains a pyramid-shaped stone memorial honoring the U.S.S. Battleship Arizona, which was destroyed in the surprise attack by the Japanese on Dec. 7, 1941 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The four battleships that were sunk in the harbor the USS Arizona was never raised. That attack marked America’s entry into World War II.
The park is on the beautiful Colorado River, in Bullhead City. This is the setting for the Arizona Veterans Memorial, dedicated in the memory of the military men and women from the State of Arizona who were killed during wars and conflicts over the past 100 years. You will find many of their names on the memorial.
THE AMERICAN LEGION
Created by an Act of Congress in Washington, DC on September 16, 1919
That the purpose of this corporation shall be: To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; to promote peace and good will among the peoples of the United States and all the nations of the earth; to preserve the memories and incidents of the two World Wars and the other great hostilities fought to uphold democracy; to cement the ties and comradeship born of service; and to consecrate the efforts of its members to mutual helpfulness and service to their country.
Since our Post 87 AZ was chartered in the American Legion we have been welcoming VETERANS from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country. Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country and Community. Our mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace and blessings for our country, friends and families embodied in our preamble below.
To the wonderful patriotic citizens of the Mohave County, AZ community: Join our Post as a Booster or Sponsor. 100% of the monies raised are given back to the community. Help us to continue sponsoring Scholarships for our children; give aid and assistance to our local needy Veterans, and their families. Help us to continue to support worthy community programs and projects.
AMERICAN LEGION POST SPONSORS
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