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Upcoming Events

Sat Apr 9th – 80th Anniversary of the Death March of Bataan

John M. Perry Post 1044 Legionnaires will join soldiers from Fort Drum NY, veterans from Rockland County and many other organizations in a symbolic march and ceremony to follow. The event, hosted by the Philippine-American Cultural Foundation, will take place in Orangeburg NY. People will gather for The March at 12:30 pm in front of the Tappan Zee High School, 15 Dutch Hill Rd, Orangeburg, New York. The March, joined by reenactors, will be followed by a program at 2:00 pm at Dominican College, 470 Western Highway South, Orangeburg, New York, close to Bataan Road. This solemn event will pay tribute to the American and Fillipine soldiers that endured and died on the Death March of Bataan in April of 1942.

Sat Apr 9th – Palisades Sparkill Baseball League - 2022 Season First Pitch

On Saturday April 9th at 3pm, Commander Frank Letizia, Jr. will toss out the ceremonial first pitch of the 2022 PSBL season. Join Frank in cheering on the children & youth from our local community in this rite of spring. PLAY BALL!!

Sat Apr 23rd - People and Pet Food Drive

Saturday, April 23rd, 2022 from 10am to 3pm
at the John M. Perry Post 1044 (691 Rt. 340, Sparkill NY)

PEOPLE FOOD: Unopened Non-Perishable Food, including Pasta & Sauce,
Cereal, Rice, Beans, Soup, Coffee & Tea, Peanut Butter, Jelly/Jam, 
Snack Bars, Drinks, Bake Mixes, Toiletries, Dried Fruits, Snacks,
Dry Goods and Canned Goods.

PET FOOD & RELATED ITEMSDog and Cat Food (canned & dry), Pet Treats,
Rabbit Food, Pet Hay / Shavings, Leashes, Collars, Pet Toys and Pet Beds.

SHELTER FACILITY ITEMS: Rubber Gloves, Disposable Gloves, Hand Sanitizer,
Paper Towels, Trash Bags, Large Storage Bins, Cleaning Products,
Medical Supplies and Office Supplies.

Please share the below flyer with family, friends and other acquaintances:

People and Pet Food Drive Flyer (PDF)

Tuesday May 3rd – Perry Post Monthly Meetings

On Tuesday May 3rd the Perry Post will hold our monthly meetings. Members of the Executive Board will meet at 7pm. The General Membership Meeting, open to all members of the post, will meet at 8pm, with pizza to follow. All members are encouraged to attend and strengthen our bonds of camaraderie.

Saturday May 21st – Rockland Cemetery 175th Anniversary

The John M. Perry Post 1044 of The American Legion will lead a rededication ceremony to pay tribute to Rockland Cemetery, its history and what it means to our Rockland County community. This event is open to the public - please come join us.

Monday June 6th – Tappan Zee High School Senior Award Ceremony

The John M. Perry Post 1044 of The American Legion will participate in the Tappan Zee High School's Senior Class Award Show. The Class of 2022 will be celebrated, and countless awards will be presented to the outstanding youth in this year's class. As we have done for many years, the John M. Perry Post will present two $1,000 scholarships to outstanding seniors who have family members that have served, or are presently serving, in the U.S. military.

Past Success of Perry Post Drives

Thanks to the generousity of our Perry Post Legion Family and our Rockland County
community, our recent drives have successfully raised a substantial amount of donations.
See the following table for the details:









RT. 340 SPARKILL, NY 10976 


~Rockland County, Ninth District, American Legion Department of New York~

Since our charter in 1938, The American Legion John M. Perry Post #1044 of Sparkill NY, has been welcoming VETERANS from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all men and women military personnel and their families serving our country.

Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country and Community. The John M. Perry Post #1044 mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace and blessings for our country, friends and families embodied in our preamble below.



 For God and Country, we associate ourselves together for the following purposes:


To uphold and defend the Constitution of The United States of America;

To maintain law and order;

To foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism;

To preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in the Great Wars;

To inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community state and nation;

To combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses;

To make right the master of might;

To promote peace and good will on earth;

To safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of Justice, Freedom and Democracy;

To consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.  




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