New Year’s Care Packages Sent to Troops

January 15, 2014
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Six care packages including New Year greetings, assorted snacks, along with candy and cards of support for upcoming Valentine’s Day. “Camo Beans” courtesy of the Jelly Belly Candy Company!

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Christmas Care Packages Sent to Squadron 283’s Adopted Platoon

December 8, 2013
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We wish our adopted platoon and all the men and women who serve our country, a very happy and safe holiday season!

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Sun King Squadron – Hey Ya!

October 17, 2013

Our adopted “Sun King” squadron at Point Mugu recently made a music video for Outkast’s Hey Ya! and posted it on YouTube. Check it out!

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Halloween Treats for the Troops

October 17, 2013
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Neal Conners and Nicky Casalenuovo sent the first batch of boxes for our new platoon in Afghanistan that included some Halloween candy and decorations, several of their requested items and the cards/notes of support written at the last meeting.

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Squadron 283 Sons Invade Houston

September 2, 2013
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Adjudant Greg Frost’s trip report from the 2013 American Legion Convention in Houston, Texas.

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More Thanks From Squadron 283’s Adopted Platoon in Afghanistan!

August 24, 2013
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Squadron 283’s adopted platoon in Afghanistan is enjoying the snacks, baseballs and mitts, and the support and thoughts we’re sending to them.

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USAA Magazine Highlights Chosin Filmmaker

August 24, 2013

In February, we held a screening of the Korean War documentary, Chosin. Chosin’s filmmaker, Marine Brian Iglesias, was profiled in the Summer 2013 issue of USAA Magazine.

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A Thank You from Squadron 283’s Adopted Platoon!

July 4, 2013
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On July 3rd, the Squadron received a thank-you note from the commanding officer of our adopted platoon serving overseas.

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June 2013 Post 283 Bulletin

June 1, 2013

Cross-posting the June 2013 Post 283 American Legion newsletter.

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Sons of the American Legion Squadron 283 Featured in Palisades Post

April 21, 2013

The Sons of the American Legion Squadron 283 was featured in the recent edition of the Palisades Post. The article describes the efforts of Palisadians Neal Conners and Nicky Casalenuovo, sophomores at Saint Monica Catholic High School,  assembling and shipping of care packages for military personnel assigned overseas. Conners became involved because his father, Brian, […]

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