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The officers and members of American Legion Post 223 would like to thank the members of our very own Boy Scout Troop 224 for their very generous donation of $1,000 made to support the operation of our Post during these difficult times.

We would also like to thank the many scouts from Troop 224 and other local Scout Troops who have decided to perform their Eagle Scout Projects for the benefit of Post 223. We appreciate your patriotism and continued support to the American Legion Family!

IMPORTANT!

Despite recent changes by BSA, Post 223 has elected to keep our Scouting Pack/Troop as an all-boy program. The decison was based on our intention of maintaining longstanding tradition, the availabililty of multiple Brownie and Girl Scout Troops the local area, and in the spirit of fairness since Girl Scouting remains open to girls only. Post 223 offers many other programs to support girls, young women, and female Veterans in the local community. Please contact the Post Adjutant directly for more information.

 

 

2019 American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year Application Online

The 2019 American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year application is available online at www.legion.org/scholarships. Applications must be submitted to each applicant's respective American Legion department headquarters no later than March 1.

Contact information for American Legion department headquarters is available at www.legion.org/departments.

The Eagle Scout of the Year will receive a $10,000 scholarship. Three runners-up will each receive $2,500.

Click here for more info

 

 

***We are currently seeking boys and parent leaders to reconstitute Cub Scout Pack 224. If interested, please contact the Post Adjutant/Charted Organization Representative at adjutant@alpost223.com

Sykesville Memorial Post 223 received 2017 Best Scouting Program award by the Americal Legion Department of Maryland for the Western Maryland District!!

 

TROOP 224

http://www.troop224.info/

 

Support for the Boy Scout movement came at The American Legion's first National Convention in 1919. Today, there are more than 2,500 Boy Scout units sponsored by Legion Posts throughout the country.

Supporting Boy Scout activities is natural for Legionnaires, who bring their service-learned skills and experiences as Veterans to bear to help build character and positive traits in "Young America." Few other Post activities generate more goodwill from the community.

 

 

Current and Past Eagle Scout Projects

 

 

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Operation Flag Retirement

https://www.facebook.com/Operation-Flag-Retirement-112625620509192/

 

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American Legion Memorial Garden Eagle Project by Brandon Yatsko

Removal of dead trees and planting of new trees along the Post perimeter by Josh Schamber

Design and construction of gas incinerator for use during U.S. Flag retirement ceremonies by Ed Heller

https://www.gofundme.com/f/american-legion-memorial-garden-eagle-project

 

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Freedom Park scoreboard

Two Freedom Park Scoreboards by Joesph Marsicano

Carroll County Times

 

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Freedom Park Veterans Memorial by Eagle Scout Michael Slein

2019 - University of West Virginia Junior and Aspiring Naval Officer Michael Slein

 

 

 

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