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1220 Newton Street, Jasper, Indiana

The American Legion Post 147











Officers 2018-2019


Office Name Contact Phone Number
Commander Mike Kiefer 812-482-3862
Adjutant Kevin Sermersheim 812-482-3862
Post Advisor Mike Buechlein  812-482-3862
Chaplain Kerry Heichelbech 812-634-7689




Meets the 2nd Thursday of the Month at 6:30 PM


Dues: $20.00 a year

July -June 

1st Paid Lifetime Member


Michael Schnarr



Are you a a son of a veteran? Would you like to join The American Legion? Check your local American Legion Post where you can find out your eligibility status and apply for membership in the world's largest veteran's organization. Complete the application and proudly become a SON OF THE LEGION.

Q: I am related to someone who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibilty dates. Can I join the Sons of The American Legion?

A: If your relative who served on active duty during one of the membership eligibility dates and is a member of The American Legion, you may join the Sons of The American Legion.

However, if the qualifying veteran is deceased you may join the appropriate organization, even if the qualifying veteran was not a member of The American Legion when living.




Preamble to the S.A.L. National Constitution

Proud possessors of a priceless heritage, we male descendants of veterans of the Great Wars, associate ourselves together as "Sons of The American Legion" 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 true spirit of Americanism; to preserve the memories of our former members and the associations of our members and our forefathers 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 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 friendship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness; to adopt in letter and spirit all of the great principles for which The American Legion stands; and to assist in carrying on for God and Country.









2012-2013 SAL Scholarship Packet Now Online Oct 19th, 2012

The Sons of The American Legion Detachment of Indiana encourages its members to seek a higher education in the State of Indiana and has established this scholarship to reward its members for outstanding service to community, state, and nation.

This scholarship is unique because it is based only on a member’s involvement in activities of our organization rather than academic achievement or financial need. An applicant must be an active member of a squadron within the Indiana Detachment of the Sons of the American Legion, who will be attending an accredited college, university, or trade school located in Indiana during the 2013-2014 school year.

The winner of the scholarship will be decided and announced at the annual Close of Books activities held at the Indiana Veterans Home in West Lafayette on Sunday June 9, 2013. The winner will be invited to be a distinguished guest of our Detachment Convention.

The winning member will receive $1000, to be available for use during the 2013-2014 school year. The Detachment scholarship check will be issued to the winner through his school’s financial aid office.

Anyone interested in being considered for this scholarship must complete the an application, an essay, and have an endorsement from their Squadron Commander or Post Commander. Rules for the 2012-2013 Scholarship Competition are listed on the following page.

CLICK HERE for Scholarship Application and Rules








State of Indiana Detachment Website


National S.A.L. Website




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