Criswell-Robinson 
American Legion Post 71 

600 N Grant St- P.O. Box 951  
Cabot, AR 72023  
(501) 203-5715  
  
 
 

Welcome

We are currently in the begining of the 2022 membership renewal drive and new membership drive. Our State goal is 506 members and we are currently at 369. If you have not renewed yet, please do so as soon as possible. If you wish to become a member, please either stop by the Post or go to the American Legion national website. 

 

2021-2022 Membership Of Post 71 as of November 8, 2021

Post 71 Current Membership -- 369 State Membership Goal 2021-2022 -- 506 Last Year Membership EOY -- 525
Auxiliary Unit 71 -- Current -- 38(127% Goal) State Auxiliary Goal 2019-2020 -- 30 Last Year Membership -- 28
S.A.L. Squadron 71 -- Current -- 31(81% Goal) State Goal -- 40 Last Year Membership -- 40
Legion Riders -- Current -- 12 N/A N/A

The Post is having a Thanksgiving Dinner for all Post members and First Responders and families on November 18th at 6:00PM. 

The Exective Committe will meet on November 23rd at 6:00 PM.

Remember our Post Chaplin Richard Liles is having a non-denominational Bible study every Monday night at the Post starting at 6:00 PM. All are welcome to attend.

American Legion District 8 will meet on December 11th at Post 71 at 2:00PM.

The Golf tournament Committe has met and plans are in the works. The next meeting is Dec 13th at the Post at 1:00 PM. We need more volunteers to work on the committe, if you are interested in helping please come the meeting.

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The Sons of the American Legion meeting is on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.  

 

The Legion Riders meeting is on the 1st Tuesday of each month.  

The Honor Guard The Guard Commander will be calling together the entire Honor Guard team at some point when we can get the National Guard to setup our Annual Certification at the Post.  We will send out emails when we have that information.

We are having Executive Committee and Post Meetings now but you can still use the Conference Call number as well if you need to.

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The Amateur Radio Club meeting is on the 2nd Sunday each month @ 1:30 PM The 2nd Sunday of the Month.

Businesses and Companies.  The Criswell-Robinson Legion Post 71 is a Veteran Non-Profit 501c19 that works heavily in the Cabot community area for the Veterans of the area and the Children and Youth as well.  We are always looking for companies and businesses that can be of support to us for the many projects we do in the community for the Children and Youth and our support of the Veterans of the area.  We try, when we can, to help Veterans that are struggling with utility bills and other needs and so we can always use more help in these areas.  If you want to be a part of this Vital Post in the work with Veterans and the Youth of the Cabot area, please contact the Post to setup a meeting to work with us.

We are please to announce a new partnership for the upcoming year with Suddenlink Corporate.  They are, along now with T-Mobile wanting to become partners with our Post to help us to serve the Veterans and their families of the Cabot Community area.

The Feed The Vets Pantry, is a non-profit which Post 71 has worked with since it opened.  The Pantry serves all Veterans and their families to help with groceries and other items each month.  The Pantry is open each 3rd Saturday of the month from 9 AM to 1 PM.  You will need to fill out paperwork and show proof of service by either a DD-214, Retired Military ID, Active Duty ID, or VA Medical Photo ID card. 

 

Join Us

We are looking for new members!  If you have served at least one day of active duty in the United States Armed Forces during any of the war eras listed here, then you are eligible.  National Guard and Reservists are also included who served on active duty (including basic training) during these same war eras.

If you are interested in joining Criswell-Robinson Post 71, email us at americanlegioncabot@suddenlink.net  or call (501) 203-5715 for more information.

Post 71 is a VERY Active Post in Department Arkansas.  All year we work with the local Veterans, The Schools, and various groups and activities at the schools as well.  So numerous to list here, we have made up a Post Activities List that lists all that we do all year long.  Even that list is changed and added to as we see a need in the Community.

JOIN THE CELEBRATION !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The Centennial Celebration of 100 years of Service to the Nations Veterans starts this year.  There are many activitives planned and one of those is the brand new Department Arkansas Centennial Challenge Coin.  Shown obverse and reverse above, this coin is on sale at Department Headquarters as well as at Post 71.  The cost of the coin is $10 each for the coin.  The Cost of shipping and handling if sent from Department is $2 per coin.  There will as the year goes on additional things for sale and to get for this Grand Celebration.

 

News & Events

  • The Post move has been mostly completed.  We have a facility that is almost 4000 sq ft for our members and the Veterans of the Community
  • We will have the 9-11 Ceremony this year in the new Post and the time is at 11am.  After that we will have an open house to show our members, sponsors and the Community and its Veterans the new facility.  We invite all to come and attend both.  We will be serving some burgers and dogs and fixings all is free.

 


 

Our Post has moved to 600 N Grant St in Cabot.  This amazing help is from the City of Cabot and we thank the City for all the support they have for us and especially the Veterans of the Community and their families.

Wednesday, is Sam High Day.  Sam High, The Lonoke Veteran Service Officer is in the new Post with his office on Wednesdays now.

Hours of the post are: We are open but with Restrictions.  We ask all members and Visitors to wear masks in Post and social Distance.  In complience with CDC and AR Health Dept.

 

  • Mon - Fri about 9am to around 3pm
  • Saturday about 9am to around noon
  • Sundays closed, unless there is a special event