Tyler Cates
American Legion Post 281
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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Upcoming events:
6th District Meeting - 21 November at Operation Stand Down facility 1125 12th Avenue South. More Information and map on mtjulietalpost281.com Announcements page.
Mt Juliet Christmas Parade at 9:00 AM. Will start at West Wilson Middle School and go to Charlie Daniels Park. May be some room to ride.
Post 281 Christmas Dinner will be 8 December at 7:00 PM in the Rutland Senior Center dining room. There will be a special presentation to our World War II veterans followed by a buffet dinner. You can let Commander Unger if you want tickets ASAP and pay George Cooper the $12.00 per person at the door.
Breakfast - 12 December, Saturday @ 0700-0900 - $25 per person to benefit the Wilson Warrior foundation - for veterans who cannot afford to purchase a "brick" at the Wilson County Veterans Plaza. Breakfast buffet, juices, coffee. Let me know if you want to help. You can pay at the door. I just need a "headcount" in order for us to buy the correct amount of food.

Images from Veterans Day Parade in Lebanon
Wilson County Veterans Plaza
Presentation of Flag to Mt Juliet Fire Department
Halloween In The Park 2015
Post 2821 Honor Guard presenting the Colors at Sounds baseball game
Honor Guard participation in USO parade at Fiddlers Green and Presenting the Colors

The American Legion was chartered and incorporated by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic veterans organization devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is the nations largest veterans service organization, committed to mentoring and sponsorship of youth programs in our communities, advocating patriotism and honor, promoting a strong national security, and continued devotion to our fellow service members and veterans.

Welcome to Tyler Cates American Legion Post 281

LCPL Steven Charles Tyler Cates was an Infantryman in the 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, United States Marine Corps. He was a Mt Juliet resident and graduated from Mt. Juliet High School in 2001. He enlisted in the Marine Corps on September 19, 2001. He was deployed to Iraq in August, 2004 and killed by enemy fire in September, 2004. He was the son of Patricia Cates Shaw and her husband Phillip Shaw of Mt Juliet and his father Steven C. Cates of Lebanon.

Welcome to Tyler Cates American Legion Post 281

Tyler Cates American Legion Post 281 was chartered on August 10, 2010 and incorporated on November 3, 2010 with 47 members. We have grown in one years time to 100 plus members and continue to welcome veterans of all our Armed Forces to join us. We meet on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM on the third floor of Rutland Place. The Rutland Place address is 435 NW Rutland Rd.
Post Commander Pat UngerEmail
First Vice Commander Lou MineweaserEmail
Adjutant Lew HightowerEmail
Finance Officer George CooperEmail
Service Officer Bill HoustonEmail
Sergeant-At-Arms Willie AllenEmail
Judge Advocate Thomas YoungEmail
Chaplin Rolus Smith 
Historian Francis MarshEmail
Public Affairs Officer/
Public Information Officer
Ronda BrewsterEmail
Past Post Commander  Stephen DeBord Email

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