Sons Logo

Monthly Meeting 2nd Tuesday 7pm
(July & August Social Meetings)

Squadron Banner
Squadron Cap, right side, (front -->) has the squadron number embrodered (front, lower right).  
On this side only, the member may attach pins related to projects or his office or past office.  
May also attach a pin or embroder an office held on any higher levels.

Squadron Cap, left side, (<-- front). NO a real one does not have the address on it, just the city and state!
(Just 'over the river' from Albany)

phone        518-462-7006

Man giving News Update
April 20, 2017 -- Contact.


Led the Organization of the Third District in 1997
and the Rensselaer County Committee in 2002
Largest Squad in County for Many Years

Envelope      200 Columbia Tpk.,
Rensselaer, NY 12144

Welcome to our web site for the
of the SONS of The American Legion

2017 is the 40th anniversary of our Squadron. We are having a BBQ on June 3rd more info. to follow. If any members want to be an officer or help with the anniversary, please contact:, or attend a meeting, held every 2nd Tuesday 7pm. Kevin Harrington, Commander

More Pages:


Our Squadron's Life Members,
Advisor and Squadron Mom

Organizational Chart;
About Our Caps;
Medallions and Patches;
Why We Exist; What We Do

Member Application,
Membership Eligibility,
Eligibility Dates

Our Third District S.A.L. Page

Our County Sons Page

Links to Other Pages

Our Sites Lobby Page: Links to: Events Calendar, Banquet Hall, Bar / Lounge and more!
Our Sites Lobby Page: Links to:
Events Calendar, Banquet Hall,
Bar / Lounge and more!

Click me to go to our Post's section
Our Post's Home Page

Our Auxiliary's Home Page

Our Auxiliary Unit's Home Page

Our Riders Chapter Home Page
Our Riders Chapter Home Page

Outside Links:   

  Detachment of New York Sons 

    National Sons Website 

We need more members to work Bingo.
It is only from 7:15 to about 9:30pm on
one Wednesday evening every 4 to 6 weeks.

Facebook - Melvin Roads Squadron #1231 Sons of The American Legion Melvin Roads
Squadron #1231

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Our History on the Web:

  • March 2001 - Our Website goes On-Line
  • 1st Squadron in NY State with a Web Site
  • 2003 to 2008 - Most Visited Veterans site on the Times Union Communities (our former site host)
  • 2008 - Won the New York State American Legion Press Association Contest for best Legion Website in NY State - the only year we entered the contest!
  • 2009 - Moved our site to Time Warner and established a Legion Family web site with our Post
Best Website Award

The race car we help sponsor, built and driven by our past Adjutant Jim Williams.

He has won the 4 CYLINDER SINGLE CAM Division
the last 4 years in car number 15S,
Lebanon Valley Raceway web site. This is his new car for 2016 season: