Pillar I: Veterans Affairs-
● Have an Honor Guard to honor fallen comrades at funeral services throughout Middle TN
● Support the Veterans home in Murfreesboro TN and Fisher House
Pillar II: National Security-
● Work with our American Legion Ladies Auxiliary unit
● Send care packages to our service members overseas during the holiday season
● Support the Mt. Juliet High School JROTC by awarding medals and certificates for outstanding JROTC cadets
Pillar III: Americanism-
● Sponsor both a junior and senior American Legion baseball team
● Sponsored several attendees from local schools at Boys State where high school boys learn how our democratic form of government works
● Support the High School Oratorical Scholarship Competition by making it possible for local students to hone their speaking skills and learn about the U.S. Constitution.
Pillar IV: Children and Youth-
● Contribute to our National Headquarters that help support national Legion programs such as the Family Support Network and the Child Welfare
American Legion Post 281 meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 PM on the third floor of Rutland Place, 435 NW Rutland Road, For more inormation go to www.mtjulietalpost281.com.
Honoring America's Flag Partners
The Ameican Legion Tyler Cates Post 281
The American Legion Tyler Cates Post 281 in Mount Juliet is a group of men and women veterans. Named after LCPL Tyler Cates who was killed in Iraq in 2004, we are committed to:
The West Wilson Exchange Club
The West Wilson County Exchange Club is a group of men and women, working together to make our community a better place to live thourgh four programs of Service:
Americanism: promoting pride in country, respect for the flag and appreciation of our freedoms are the primary purposes of
Exchange’s Americanism programs.
Community Service: club members spend countless hours servicing Seniors, food banks and many other families in need from our local community.
Youth Activities: local high school seniors are identified and awarded scholarship funds to continue their education dreams.
The Prevention of Child Abuse: members support this effort from distribution of educational information to volunteer efforts to raising funds for our local Family Center.
For over a hundred years, Exchange club volunteer efforts have supported the needs of the country and of local communities, making it the country’s oldest American service
organization operating exclusively in this country. The Exchange Club meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday. Meetings are held at the Mt. Juliet Sr. Activity Center at 5:45 PM.