American Legion West Lafayette Post 492


Welcome to the American Legion-The World's Largest Veterans Organization

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West Lafayette, Post 492 a full-service post that offers a wide range of events and activities for the entire legion family.  Our facility includes a full bar, food service, banquet room, game room, meeting rooms and post offices. The post is open from Noon-11 PM Mon-Thurs, Noon -12-midnight, Fri-Sat, and Noon -7 pm on Sunday. We are a smoke-free facility and welcome families and children.

Since our charter on April 25, 1960, our American Legion Post has been welcoming VETERANS from all branches of our Armed Forces. Today, we continue to welcome all military personnel serving our country. Joining our Post enables you to continue serving your God, Country, and Community. Our mission is to implement the goals, aspirations, dreams, peace and blessings for our country, friends, and families embodied in our preamble below.


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Preamble to the Constitution

For God and Country, we associate ourselves together for the following purposes: To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; to maintain law and order; to foster and perpetuate a 100-percent Americanism; to preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in all the wars; to inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state and nation; to combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses; to make right the master of might; to promote peace and good will on earth; to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy; to consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.