Tyler Cates
American Legion Post 281
Mt Juliet, TN
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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 to near 300 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 Brenda ThompsonEmail
First Vice Commander Pat KainEmail
Second Vice Commander Fred HigdonEmail
Adjutant Terry WardEmail
Finance Officer George CooperEmail
Service Officer TBDEmail
Membership Chairman Hillis BanksEmail
Sergeant-At-Arms Delmar SmithEmail
Chaplin Rolus Smith 
Historian TBDEmail
Public Affairs Officer/
Public Information Officer
Past Post Commander  Stephen DeBord Email
Past Post Commander  Pat Unger Email
Past Post Commander  Lew Hightower Email

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