|The Sargent Legion is still a viable organization, although our monthly
meetings and smokers have become sparse. Most of our members are World
War II veterans, a few Korean and a few Vietnam veterans. We have 58
paid up members, 34 of whom live in the Sargent area, Of these 34
veterans, 26 are World War II and Korean veterans, putting their ages
in the 80’s.
As they look to the future, the groups membership really beginning
to decline because of the ages of the veterans. They have no young men
and women from the Sargent area serving in the wars in Iraq and
Afghanistan at this time but they are hoping young veterans will soon
The Legion Post still sponsors Boy’s State and Junior Law Cadet
programs. They help at military funerals, Veteran’s Day programs, and
flying the flags at the cemetery on Memorial Day. They also help with
the color guards marching in parades in the surrounding area towns. The
Legion Post 104 officers for 2008 are Daniel Sasek –Commander and
Adjutant, and Tom Kleeb – Finance Officer.