Post and Auxilary meetings

We meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm. No meetings during the Summer. Visitors are always welcome

Next meeting:  January 8, 2019 at 7:00pm 

Note the new meeting time!

We are located at 3224 NE 12th Street (near the intersection of NE Sunset Blvd) in the Renton Highlands.  MAP

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December Social – Dec. 27

The Post social event for December is a Holiday Party. You are hereby specially invited to join fellow post/unit members and families in a festive pot-luck dinner. When you have decided what to bring as your share for the dinner, you are asked to contact:  Erika Tiede at 425-226-5216. So we have an idea how many will be participating and to avoid a lot of duplication in the food line. 


The Place is of course our Post Hall – the day is Thursday after X-mas - 12/27/18 at 6:30 pm.


After dinner there will be a “White Elephant” gift exchange.  Everybody who participates brings a fully wrapped gift that should be funny/bizarre/weird and valued at less than $10.

Next Meeting     

Thursday, January 17

11:00am to 3:00pm

no meeting in December


Come chat and meet new friends. 

Snacks and coffee provided

Veterans Day Parade 2018

Café Vets & Post Potuck – November 2018

October 17 – Henry Bohne


I just came back from the Puget Sound Honor Flight. The Mail Call on the return flight was a highlight. Thanks for the letters, I soaked up about a half dozen Kleenex while opening all the mail.
I'm attaching a picture, at the WW II Memorial. A very impressive Memorial, a very moving experience. 
Later I will have a copy, a memoir about the trip. I'm still processing all that happened, and how I can describe it. Writer's Block at this moment.

Eating and Working in  September

Memorial Day 2018 Post 19 Activities


by Bruce Welder
Well the year is off to a pretty good start. We had a nice dine out and a pot luck social in the first 2 months. We have several Veteran’s Day events coming up quickly now. Check the calendar for de- tails. Specially the big parade down in Auburn. I hope to see as many of you there as possible. Tim will be driving the truck again. Election day is rapidly approaching too. Please get your ballots in and exercise the rights we stand for. Thanksgiving and Christmas are fast approaching so I hope everyone has a happy and joyous holiday season. Also just a reminder that our monthly meetings will start a half hour earlier on a trial basis starting in January. For God & Country
For God And Country Bruce Welder.

James Wilhoit – Adjutant
LEGIONNAIRES, Sat. Nov. 10th is the big Veterans Day
Celebration in Auburn. Join us for Parade @
11 AM. Meet 10 to10:30 @ E Main St. & L St. SE.

Other Events:
Post 78 Breakfast 7:00-9:30 AM @ Sr. Center, Les Gove Park
Remembrance Ceremony 9:45AM Veterans Memorial Park

The Post has Medical Support Equipment includ- ing Wheel Chairs, Walkers, Crutches and Shower Chairs. Any member can borrow any of these. items at no cost just by contacting the Chaplain or the Adjutant and showing their Membership card at the time of pick up.

We still need a couple more legionnaires to volunteer for the Honor Guard at the National Cemetery. We go there on the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Tuesdays of each month. The Post supplies some clothing. Call John King at 425-432-0631 for more information.

Our Post sponsors four scouting units: Boy Scout Troop 498 (40 youths), Cub Scout Pack 468 (30 youths), and Venture Crew 498 (10 youths). The Venture group just started in 2017 and is made up of both boys and girls, and they meet at the Post on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month. If you’d like to get involved with the Scouts, contact Scouting Chair Tom Mechler, 425-255-0922, 




As of mid-October 2017 Fred Hancock Post 19 renewals of membership stand at just over 60%, comfortably above our target of 55%. While we are proud of our achievements in membership thus far, we continue to seek new members and ask existing members who have not yet submitted their dues to act immediately. Our numbers give the Legion a powerful tool in Washington to aid our active duty Military  personnel and veterans.  Let's make 100% for 2018!