American Legion Paris Post 1




Special thanks to everyone who were present with us during our Memorial Day 2021 ceremonies at the Paris Post 1 Mausoleum, American Cathedral and Pershing Hall. Here is a list of all of the associations who were present, we appreciate your continued support:


American Legion Paris Post 1
American Legion Auxiliary
Sons of the American Legion
American Overseas Memorial Day Association
VFW Post 605
U.S. Embassy Paris
U.S. Army
City of Neuilly-sur-Seine
XVI arrondissement de Paris
Office national des anciens combattants et victimes de guerre
Le Comité des Anciens Combattants à Paris XVI
Le Souvenir Francais Neuilly
Le Souvenir Francais Montargis
Association of Americans Resident Overseas (AARO)
Democrats Abroad France
Scout Troop #112 Paris
The Normandy Institute
Association Frogmen d’Utah Beach


2021 - Founders Day: 

Due to a recent increase in covid in France, we had to cancel our formal ceremony. The Auxiliary and Legion post still made it out to commemorate the historic event of The American Legion turing 102 years old.

Photos from Founder's Day can be see on our Facebook Page:

Check out the speeches and photos for Founder's Day 2021 below clicking the link below:

Speech for The American Legion Paris Paris Post 1

Speech for The American Legion Auxiliary Unit Paris Post 1

Speech for Le Souvenir Francais


Past Events:

Paris Post 1 now stores all photos of events, both past and present, online at our Facebook site.

These photo albums are open to the public and we backed up all available photos, so that long-time members can continue to enjoy looking at events they may have attended. For any questions or requests for photo edits, please email us along with the picture in question to .

Events previously online at the Paris Post 1 website are listed below, with links to their new location:

100 Year Gala (Paris Post 1 Centennial) - 2019


90th Anniversary at the Paris Post 1 founding memorial plaque


90th Anniv at the Arc de Triomphe


90 Anniv at Suresnes American Cemetery


Clarita's Legion of Honor Nov 2008


Liberation of Epone Aug 2008


Independence Day in Paris 2008


Pres Bush’s Visit to Paris Jun 2008


Memorial Day Paris May 2008


Escadrille Lafayette May 2008


Vichy with Ambassador Stapleton April 2008


Post Meeting April 2008


Post Meeting February 16 2008


B Franklin Birthday with VFW Jan 08


Christmas Party 2007


Memorial Day Paris May 2007


Post Meeting Nov 17 2007


Armistrice Day Paris November 11, 2007


Post Meeting October 20, 2007


Post Meeting of September 22, 2007


WW II Remembrance September 13, 2007


Ceremony for Commander Aubrey, Vichy 2007


Independence Day in Paris 2007


D-Day Normandy June 2007


Escadrille Lafayette May 2007


D-Day 60th Anniv Jun 2004