Post 56 was organized in February 1946 and permanently chartered later that July. The
Post has been an active part of the community since then. Current membership is 24 after a peak of 65
members in the 1960's. Membership consists
of Veterans from World War II, Korean and Vietnam Wars. Meetings are held at the Eagleville Community
Center on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 2:00 p.m.
sponsored the first Eagleville Fair and has been an active supporter since the
early years; it has sponsored school
essay and poster contests for several years; presented medallions for Americanism and provided
scholarships for graduates; sponsored students to Missouri Boys State and Girls
State; presented more than 30 Blue Star Banners to parents in honor of their
loved ones serving in the military; as well as other activities. For years the post sponsored the local Boy
All eligible Veterans are invited to join our post. Officials may be contacted at 660-867-5454 or 660-867-5287.