About Us

History of Burton-Cowell Post 265

American Legion Post 265 had its beginning in 1946 with the help of the Clarence Meadows Post 78 Swansboro.  Mr. Z. Ennis Murrell was a long time member of Post 78 and saw the need to organize an American Legion Post in Jacksonville with so many citizens returning home after having served their time during World War II. He along with Albert J.Ellis and H. G. Buddy Phillips started the post which received its charter on May 17th 1947.

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Post Officers

Meet your Post Officers for 2016-2017.

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Important News

This is information that is important to you. Either it did not make it into the newsletter, is in the immediate future, or of short duration.

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Legion Programs

The Legion Programs include Boys State, Oratorical Contest, Student Trooper, Pop Tab, and Flags.

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Post Events

Post Events include American Legion Anniversary, Pearl Harbor Rememberance Day, Christmas Cheer, and the Christmas Party.

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This page will display all the committees, and tell you who is the Chairperson for that Committee.

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