American Legion Post 19

124 Highland Ave

Somerville, MA 02143

Phone: (617) 623-9253


Chapter 19 Officers
































  American Legion Riders, MA, Chapter 19

Text Box: An Association of Legion Family Riders


Meetings 7:30 PM

2nd Monday each month


ALR Chapter 19

Formed: May 8th, 2006

Chartered 2013

By Dept. of MA



Meeting Night

Aug 10, 2015


Fourth Scheduled meeting of

2015 Season


All other Meetings

Scheduled as needed


Membership Requirements


American Legion Riders


Membership requirements are very straightforward.

    To become a member, you must be a current member in good standing of the American Legion, Auxiliary or Sons of the American Legion.

    You must own of a motorcycle of at least 350cc and must possess a valid driver's license in your state of residence (military equivalents

    acceptable as well) or be the legal spouse of an ALR member in good standing within the Chapter of application.


American Legion


              To join the American Legion, you must have served at least one day on ACTIVE DUTY during any of these  periods of conflict

and a copy of your DD214 showing  dates and character of service is required at application.



April 6, 1917 to November 11, 1918 (World War I)

December 7, 1941 to December 31, 1946 (World War II)

June 25, 1950 to January 31, 1955 (Korean War)

February 28, 1961 to May 7, 1975 (Vietnam War)

August 24, 1982 to July 31, 1984 (Lebanon/Grenada)

December 20, 1989 to January 31, 1990

(Operation Just Cause - Panama)

August 2, 1990 to today

(Operation Desert Shield/Storm/Iraqi Freedom)

American Legion Riders

National Web Site



Contact ALR Chapter 19


    Phone: (617) 666-9713


Send us an Email


Jun 26, 2015

Updated by SKi



To participate in parades and other ceremonies which are in keeping with the Aims and purposes of the American Legion.

To promote motorcycle safety programs and to provide a social atmosphere for American Legion members who share the same interest.

To use our Association to promote and support programs of the American Legion.

To ride with other chapters in support of Veterans and their programs.






I pledge allegiance to the Flag

of the United States of America,

and to the Republic

for which it stands

one Nation under God, indivisible,

with liberty and justice for all.”


Red Skelton



“We Can’t Forget”

On the sides of the Somerville Vietnam Veterans Memorial, SKi



The Stolen Valor Act of 2013 was passed by the 113th United States Congress.  Amends the federal criminal code to rewrite provisions relating to fraudulent claims about military service to subject to a fine, imprisonment for not more than one year, or both an individual who, with intent to obtain money, property, or other tangible benefit, fraudulently holds himself or herself out to be a recipient of: Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service cross, Navy Cross, Air Force Cross, Silver Star, Purple Heart, Combat Infantryman's Badge, Combat Action Badge, Combat Medical Badge, Combat Action Ribbon, Combat Action Medal, or

any replacement or duplicate medal for such medal as authorized by law.

Never Forget

September 11th


Thank A Vet Today

Members Only

Rounded Rectangle:


Gerry Pothier





Treas. & Post Adj. 

Mary Pothier


Don Pearce

Ride CPT

Jack Cunha



Barbara Karasinski

Remember our Veterans

And all Fallen Heroes

We are all Brothers & Sisters

Salute to those still Serving

Salute to those who have Served

Salute to those who have gone before Us


Jack Cunha