On this date in 1918: Battle of St. Quentin Canal

The Battle of St Quentin Canal began on September 29th, 1918. It is the battle for which Post 555 is named and in which two sons of Ely, Iowa made the ultimate sacrifice. PVT Charles Noska and PVT Joseph Dvorak … Continue reading

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Fall Fest Family Movie Night at the Legion

Come see the Lego Movie at the Ely American Legion – Free Admission (donations accepted) – Popcorn, pop and other snacks available upstairs – Bar open downstairs. Friday, September 26 – Two showings: 7:00 pm and 8:45 pm Bring lawn … Continue reading

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Home Base Iowa offers job assistance to veterans

In December 2013, Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds launched www.homebaseiowa.org, a new website for Home Base Iowa. The initiative is a new non-profit, private-public partnership that will recruit veterans and active duty service members for private-sector job … Continue reading

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National Commander testifies on the State of VA Health Care

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Post Memorial Day Observance at Rogers Grove Cemetery

Brigadier General Roy Webb, Deputy Commanding General, Army National Guard – U.S. Army Maneuver Support Center of Excellence, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, speaks at the Post 555 annual Memorial Day Service at Rogers Grove Cemetery. Post Honor Guard stands by. … Continue reading

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