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American Legion, Washington, DC


Welcome, and thank you for visiting The american Legion Kenneth H. Nash Post 8 online. We hope that our website highlights the wide variety of fellowship and service opportunities available. Please feel free to read more about our Post on this site, or come in for a visit. We would love to greet you and share with you our regard for veterans and for you, our neighbor.

Our Mission


The Kenneth H. Nash Post 8 is a local post of the American Legion, located on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The post received its charter on January 18, 1922. It is a non-profit organization that provides a center of community for its members, promotes volunteerism and holds fundraising drives to support veterans.  



Post 8 has a members’ lounge, event hall, a small kitchen and meeting space.

Veteran services, American Legion, Washington, DC


The American Legion is committed to supporting our fellow service members and veterans, sponsoring youth programs in our communities and promoting the patriotism and honor that is vital to our nation’s future.  

Latest News

Veterans celebrate at American Legion Post 8 in D.C.


See our Schedule for a full listing of events and services​

Building Fund

Please show your support and donate to our Building fund.

Post Leadership
Veteran services, American Legion, Washington, DC

Commander: Calvin C. Tildon (left)
1st Vice Commander: James “Boots” Williams
2nd Vice Commander: Scott Bess
3rd Vice Commander & Finance Officer: Larry Jones
Sergeant-at-Arms: Arthur Washington
Judge Advocate: Doranetta Porter
Quartermaster: Dennis Kinard

Adjutant: (Appointed) Everett Baker
Chaplain: Alex Burris
Historian: William “Wookie” Leong
Service Officer: Vincent Covert
Homeless Veteran Coordinator: Phil Yunger

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