The West Paterson American Legion Post
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.
Book our Event Space
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 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. for our open house. The Legion Room, accommodates up to 120 people with banquet seating, or 200 in an open layout. You can reserve online here. We offer plenty of parking in our two private parking lots as well as an affordable, brilliant looking, modern facility.
The West Paterson/Woodland Park Post Officers
Erik has recently taken on his role as Commander but hit the ground running. 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 post and is working with our members to bring the Legion into the digital era.
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. He not only serves as the 1st Vice but as the financial secretary as well. 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.