American Legion Paris Post 1

Historic Paris Post 1 

of the


World's Largest Veterans Organization

Department of France

established December 13, 1919

Thank you for celebrating our 100 Year Anniversary!


We had an exceptional amount of guests who joined us from

all over the world for our ceremonies and events in Paris.

It was truly a historic moment for Paris Post 1 :


- Ravivage at the Arc de Triomphe with Scouts of Paris

- Paris Post 1 American Legion Mausoleum with Le Souvenir Français

- Centennial Gala with Consul General Robert Hannan and Myron T. Herrick Award recipient John Crawford, esquire.

We thank everyone for their good spirit and participation in our 100 year celebrations. 

Special thanks to all who participated:

- U.S. Embassy

- Société des Cincinnati

- The First Alliance Foundation

- Comité de la Flamme, Arc de Triomphe

- Association of American Residents Overseas (AARO)

- American School in Paris (ASP)

- Scouts of Paris

- Wounded Warriors Organization

- American Legion Post 43 Hollywood California USA

- Daughters of the American Revolution

- Paris Post 1 Legionnaires and Auxiliary

- Piano repertoire by Sebastian ENE


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POST MEMBER MEETINGS: We have post meetings each month. CONFIRM time and location by contacting the Commander.

We are frequently asked if we have a Post Home that is open daily to visit: we don't at this time.  We gather together for our scheduled meetings and for ceremonies.  

We recommend that you visit PERSHING HALL memorial building on 49, Rue Pierre Charron, 75008 PARIS. It is near the avenue des Champs - Elysees. It was our post home from the 1930s to 1991.

CEREMONIES: We conduct ceremonies at the different memorials around Paris and France throughout the year. Please contact us if you are interested in learning more about our ceremonial duties or to participate. 

Are you eligible to be a Legionnaire or join the Sons of the American Legion or the American Legion Auxiliary? Contact US!




Paris Post 1 was chartered on the 13th of December 1919




American Legionnaires and French Patriotic Organizations marching up the famous Avenue des Champs Élysées in Paris  


American Independence Day ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris


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