American Legion

G.T. Evans
American Legion Post 44

Welcome to the Department of New Mexico Gaines T. Evans American Legion Post 44 located in Elephant Butte, New Mexico, USA.

We are Legionnaires, Sons of the American Legion, American Legion Riders Chapter 5, and American Legion Auxiliary Unit 44 of The American Legion Family.

The Post 44 canteen is open daily 12:00 noon to 10:00 p.m., except Thanksgiving and Christmas, to members and bonafide guests. Our gaming room is also open daily during canteen hours to members only. We have pull tabs and pool tables for your enjoyment and often have live entertainment during regular and special activities. Check out the latest Calendar to find out what’s happening.

We hold monthly membership meetings except in December. If you’re interested in membership in The American Legion Family, explore our website for more information. If you’re already a member, thank you. Please continue your support at our membership meetings, stay involved, volunteer your talents, help our Post strengthen The American Legion Family mission of supporting veterans, their families, and our community.

National American Legion

Still Serving America

The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nation's largest veterans service organization, committed to mentoring youth and sponsorship of wholesome programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow service members and veterans.

We Serve: Veterans — Community — Country

Post 44 Meetings

General Membership

Meets on the third Saturday of the month at Post 44; 10:30 a.m.

Sons of the American Legion

Meets on the third Tuesday at Post 44; 6:30 p.m.

American Legion Riders, Chapter 5

Meets the first Tuesday at Post 44; 6:30 p.m.

American Legion Auxiliary

Meets on the third Saturday at Post 44; 10:30 a.m.

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