Chincoteague Post 159


Chincoteague American Legion Post 159

4023 Main Street, PO Box 244
Chincoteague, VA 23336-0244 
Phone:  757-336-9749
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Hours of Operations:
SUNDAY - 11:00 A.M.  -  7:00 P.M.
MONDAY - THURSDAY & SATURDAY:  11:00 A.M.  -  10:00 P.M.
FRIDAY:  11:00 A.M.  -  11:00 P.M.
(We close at 6:15 PM the second Tuesday of every month except July & Dec. for our monthly meeting.)


Volunteers needed!

Saturday, May 18, 2024 @ 9:00 a.m.

Come out and help by placing American flags on veteran's graves

Sign up at the Post


Come out and support your Post!

Monday Night Ladies 8-Ball Tournament

Wednesday Night 8-Ball Tournament

Thursday Night Darts (Cricket) Tournament

Friday Night 8-Ball Tournament


Sunday open pool table & happy hour prices all day!





The latest requirements for joining The American Legion:

If you have served federal active duty in the United States Armed Forces since December 7, 1941, and have been honorably discharged or are still serving - you are eligible for membership in The American Legion! 

*Because eligibility dates remain open, all active duty members of the U.S. Armed Forces are eligible to join The American Legion at this time, until the date of the end of hostilities as determined by the government of the United States.

Find a Legionaire for an application and join now!




For God and Country,

American Legion Post 159



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Wendy Ainsworth of the Virginia Department of Veterans Services is at our Post every third Wednesday of each month from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.  Please stop by if you need her assistance.  No appointment necessary.  First come first served.


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Veterans, make sure you receive all the Social Security Benefits you have earned. Click here to review a message to Veterans from the Social Security Administration.

Since our charter in January 1933, our American Legion Post has been welcoming and serving VETERANS from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military serving our country. Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country and Community. Our mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace and blessings for our country, friends and families embodied in our preamble below. 

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Would you like to join your fellow veterans here at Chincoteague Post 159?  All you have to is fill out an application and leave your dues and a photo copy of your DD Form 214 or other official proof of honorable service with the U. S. Armed Forces.

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