The American Legion                         Westcliffe Post 170 
Department of Colorado                  


Welcome to Westcliffe Post 170

Best in the West

The American Legion was chartered by Congress in 1919 as a patriotic, war-time veterans' organization, devoted to mutual helpfulness. It is a not-for-profit, community-service organization which now numbers nearly 3 million members, men and women, in nearly 15,000 American Legion Posts worldwide.

Proud to be an American

 Thank you for visiting with Westcliffe Post 170.

Preamble to The American Legion Constitution

For God and Country, we associate ourselves together for the following purposes: To uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States of America; To maintain law and order; To foster and perpetuate a one hundred percent Americanism; To preserve the memories and incidents of our associations in the Great Wars; To inculcate a sense of individual obligation to the community, state, and Nation; To combat the autocracy of both the classes and the masses; To make right the master of might; To promote peace and good will on earth; To safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom, and democracy; To consecrate and sanctify our comradeship by our devotion to mutual helpfulness.

Go to 'Contact Us' page for the following: Membership Application; Post Newsletter; local information.
The American Legion
Westcliffe Post 170
P.O. Box 424
Westcliffe, CO 81252
American Legion Auxiliary
Auxiliary Unit 170
P.O. Box 1090
Westcliffe, CO 8125
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