Post News

  • 5/6/24 – Veterans Suicide Prevention Team Presentation
    VA S.A.V.E. is a 1-hour program being provided by the Altoona VA Medical Center Suicide Prevention Team to Veterans, Veteran Caregivers, friends/relatives of Veterans and those who server Veterans in our Communities. Across America, the annual rate of Veteran suicides is 17-22 per day (6,000 per year).  The rate of suicide for Veterans is over 50% […]
  • 2024 State Police Youth Week
    The Elmer Hafer American Legion State Police National Guard Youth Camp brings together the PA National Guard, the American Legion and the State Police to give students firsthand experience in many areas of law enforcement and the military.  This program enhances leadership skills, discipline and self-esteem to morally, intellectually and […]
  • 2024 Dean B. Ripka Scholarship
    Post 779 annually awards a $4,000 scholarship to a deserving Penns Valley High School Senior in memory of Dean B. Ripka. Priority is given to children of Legionnaires of Post 779. Second priority to grandchildren of Legionnaires. In the absence of neither, the Post will select a worthy candidate. To apply, please submit a well-written letter to […]