American Legion Post 81

Target Issue/Demographic: Veteran Assistance; Veteran’s Family Needs 

Mission Statement/Purpose: For God and country: to maintain law and order;  to foster and perpetuate a 100 percent Americanism; to preserve the memories and incidents of our association in the great wars; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state, and nation; to combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and good will on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom, and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify our comradship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness. 

Counties Served: Grayson.

Serving Grayson County since: 1921.

Physical Location: Lee Avenue, Leitchfield, Kentucky, 42754 (mailing address: P O Box 216).

Business Hours: Mon-Fri 3:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Sat 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Sub-Offices: Service Officer, Monday and Wednesday, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM.

Primary Contact/Phone No: 270-259-6293.

Secondary Contact/Phone No: 270-259-8130.

Email Address: (Commander Shane Thomason).

Website URL:

Eligibility:   [ X] Need Based      [ ] Income Based  [ X] Other: Family and children of veterans.

Eligibility Requirements: Needs based assistance to veterans and assistance to veterans with VA benefits.

Social Media Features/ Other Comments: Facebook.