American Legion Paris Post 1

Despite the recent covid restrictions, we continue to have an exceptional amount of guests who join us from around the world for our ceremonies and events in France. Please see pictures of Paris Post 1 events on our Facebook page.


We have post meetings each month. If you would like to join us, please confirm your request ahead of time by emailing .

If you would like to visit us or send mail to the Paris Post 1 office near Gare de Lyon, please contact us.

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

Historically significant site(s):

We recommend that you visit PERSHING HALL memorial building on 49, Rue Pierre Charron, 75008 PARIS. It is near the avenue des Champs - Elysees. Paris Post 1 founded Pershing Hall in 1927, and it was our headquarters until 1992 when the VA forced out The American Legion, Paris Post 1 and 10+ other American associations.

Are you eligible to be a Legionnaire, a member of the Sons of The American Legion or a member of our Auxiliary? 

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American Legionnaires & French Patriotic associations marching up the avenue des Champs Élysées in Paris  


American Independence Day ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris