Welcome to the internet home of the Gilbert C. Grafton American Legion Post 2 of Fargo, North Dakota.  Here, you will find all the latest information on the happenings of Post 2 located in historic downtown Fargo.  The post is alive and well and contributing to the community!

Congratulations to Post 2 Executive Committee member and Past Commander Dave Johnston along with Post 297 member Dave Rice on their awards presented during Navy Week. Veterans being rewarded for their service to our service members and our veterans, we couldn't be more proud!

Legion Celebrates End of Mt. Soledad Cross Standoff


The Mt. Soledad Memorial Association purchased land from the Department of Defense to preserve the 43-foot Mount Soledad cross.  CLICK HERE to read more about this story.

Post 2 Commander Christopher Hanson gives his remarks at the Department Convention of the North Dakota American Legion in Grand Forks

Department Convention


Thanks to all of our Post 2 delegates who attended the Department Convention at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks this past weekend.  Thanks also to the folks at Post 6 in Grand Forks for putting on a great convention!  Be sure to come to the July Post Meeting to hear more about the convention!

Shatner, Legion Riders Kick Off Journey


'Star Trek' actor is retracing his path along Route 66 to help The American Legion raise awareness and funds for its Legacy Scholarship.  CLICK HERE and watch the video below to learn more!

WE NEED YOUR HELP - Building Projects


We are desperately in need of help around the building at Post 2.  An endless list of tasks is building and growing and your aid is needed in the form of "sweat equity".  Cleaning and maintenance in and around the building is essential and we are calling on you to help us out if possible.


Most tasks are routine and do not take too much time.  There are a limited number of large projects that also need to be taken care of as well.  Any help you can contribute would be appreciated very much.




Contact Christopher Hanson at (701) 306-7567 or Tommy Tolman at (701) 237-4013 to volunteer today.


Legion Survey to Measure Effectiveness of PTSD/TBI Treatment


Veterans will be asked to identify treatment programs they are using and to rate quality, access and timeliness of said care.  CLICK HERE to learn more about this story.

Boys Nation 2015


CLICK HERE to read about American Legion Boys National 2015 taking place in Washington, DC!

Post 2 Baseball is Back


CLICK HERE to learn more about Post 2 Baseball!  Check out all the information on the teams and coaches!  Check out the schedule and get out to beautiful Jack WIlliams Stadium for a game! 

From the Commander


CLICK HERE to read the latest from our National Commander Mike Helm.

Fargo VA Needs


A few new items have been added to the wish list for donations at the Fargo VA.  They include the following:


WHEELCHAIR GLOVES: Seeking donations of Large and Extra Large wheelchair gloves for Veterans or funds to purchase gloves.


GUEST RELATIONS: Monetary donations for coffee, orange juice, condiments, cups and supplies for Greeter Program & waiting rooms.


COUPON BOOK FUND: Funds to purchase Canteen coupon books. Canteen coupon books are provided to Veterans who have no means to purchase a meal while attending appointments at the Fargo VA. Books may also be used for emergent needs of Veterans that can be purchased at the VA.


Please contact Karinn R. Davidson, Chief, Voluntary Service at the Fargo VA, at

(701) 239-3700, extension 9-3397 if you have questions or if you wish to donate any of these items or funds.

The Pickled Parrot


Have you been down to the Pickled Parrot in the American Legion lately?  Great drinks, great service, gaming (blackjack and pull tabs), and outstanding entertainment on the weekends - get downtown and check it out!  For current Legion members, present your 2015 membership card and get your second drink free.  Support the Pickled Parrot at the American Legion, open Tuesday-Saturday, 4pm-2am.


To learn more about The Pickled Parrot at the American Legion, CLICK HERE!

Why Join the Legion?


Looking for good reasons to join or convince someone to join the American Legion?  Wondering if it would be worth it to start up again after letting your membership lapse?  CLICK HERE to read more about why you should join us in our mission and cause!

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