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Please keep the following fellow members in your prayers:

  • April 17th - Officer of the Quarter presentation at Jersey Village Civic Center
  • April 22nd - JrROTC Pass and Review at the Berry Center.  Starts at 9am.
  • April 26th - Dicstrict 8 Executive Committee meeting to be held at VFW 8905 and hosted by Post 324.  Food at 6pm and meeting starts at 7pm.  All post members are encouraged to attend.
  • May 21st - Regular monthly meeting at VFW 8905 starts at 4pm.  This is due to Mother's Day.   There will be a meeting prior to the regular meeting for Boys and parents about Boys State.  It will begin at 3pm.
Jersey Village Post Memorializes Local Veteran - JEREMY E. RAY POST 324
The American Legion is an organization of war veterans who have dedicated themselves to the service of the community, state and nation.  Each Post of the American Legion is authorized to adopt a name for the Post in honor of a deceased veteran.

Jersey Village American Legion Post 324, having given considerable thought and prayer since the Post was organized in 1999 has elected to name the Post in honor of FIRST LIEUTENANT JEREMY E. RAY, an officer in the United States Army, 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Calvary Regiment.  Jeremy grew up in Jersey Village, Texas graduating from Jersey Village High School and earned his Eagle Scout award from Boy Scout Troop 747 at Jersey Village Baptist Church.  Jeremy was also a junior member of the Jersey Village Fire Department during his high school years.  Jeremy graduated from Texas A&M University in May of 2006.  Jeremy Ray's parents, Randy and Debbie Ray, have given written consent for the Post to name the Post after him.

At the January 21, 2013 City of Jersey Village Council Meeting, Post Commander Jimmy Baughman formally announced the renaming of Jersey Village American Legion Post 324 as the Jeremy E. Ray Post 324, The American Legion in honor of Jeremy's sacrifice for God and Country.  It is believed this will be one of the first American Legion Posts named after an Iraqi veteran in the United States and in Texas.  Jeremy's parents and his brother, Justin Ray (who is a Jersey Village Councilman) will be shown the reissued Post charter formally recognizing the new Post name.

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