The West Paterson American Legion Post in Passaic County
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 veterans 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.
You can reserve our main hall space for your wedding, baby or bridal shower, party, business meeting, or other event. Visit the event space in person, every Monday night between 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. for our open house. The Legion Room, accommodates up to 120 people with banquet seating, or 200 in an open layout. We offer plenty of parking in our two private parking lots as well as an affordable, brilliant looking, modern facility. You can reserve online here.
The West Paterson Woodland Park Post Officers
Commander Erik Luker
Erik revamped the tangible space of "The Post" and the concept of what the modern American Legion is and will be. He also brought our finances from the red to the black at a crucial time and implemented a system of financial sustainability. An active duty police Sergeant, a former Marine Corps Sergeant, and two time combat veteran of Afghanistan 2001 and Iraq 2003, Erik is using his experience to reorganize our infrastructure and our culture, so that returning veterans can come home, hit the ground running, and thrive.
Rob Lepore 1st Vice Commander
A Marine combat veteran, a Corporal who served two tours in Iraq, Bobby knows what it takes to get the job done. As the first Vice Commander Bobby is always quick to come up with, and implement, his plans. Bobby is excited to keep the Legion traditions alive and strong while helping to usher in the new generation of veterans. Bob is also an active duty Police Officer who's goal is to do what it takes to help veterans and serve the community.