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American Legion Morris County - New Jersey

Morris County Committee - Department of New Jersey

Since the American Legion was first founded in 1919 the American Legion has been welcoming VETERANS from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country. Joining a Post in Morris County 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.

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To the wonderful patriotic citizens of Morris County, New Jersey. Join a Post in the County in order to support the American Legion. There are many ways to serve as a member of the Legion Family!

American Legion Leadership - 2019-20

County Commander (Morris) - Amery Vasso

Phone - 973-349-4777 Email -

DEC (Morris) - William Kramer

Dept. Vice Commander (Covers Morris) - Tom Dresdner

Department Commander - Robert Newell

National Commander - Bill Oxford

Follow the links below to see the many ways you can seek IMMEDIATE help!

The LEGION Act Was Signed Into Law by President Trump

Effective July 30, 2019

The American Legion Eligibility Criteria Has Changed

There are Now 2 Eligibility Periods


April 6, 1917 to Nov. 11, 1918

Dec. 7, 1941 to a time later determined by the 

federal government.


Prospective Members Simply Need to Have Served Honorably and Provide Proof of Service (DD214)

County Meeting - October 2019

18 October (Fri) @ 6:30pm Meal -

7:30pm Meeting

County Meeting - Post 423 - Milton (Oak Ridge)


Department Meeting - October 2019

26 October (Sat) @ 8:30am

War Memorial Building - Trenton

Morris County Scrapbook 

County Historian Dennis Porpora has done a commendable job in assembling a County Scrapbook. Please check out the through the link below the final result of this hardwork and dedication to the American Legion. 

Commander Vasso

Link to County Scrapbook