Crews-Epperson-Puryear American Legion Post 79

For God and Country

Crews-Eppperson-Puryear American Legion Squadron 79


Squadron 79 was chartered in 1982 and currently has a membership of over 100 members.  The Squadron plays an active role in the Post with members working in a variety of programs from building and grounds to bingo, as well as serving on several Post Committees.

The Squadron Holds its regular meeting the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm.  Visitors are always welcome and anyone interested in joining the Squadron should cont the Post for an application.

Squadron 79 is home to 2011 - 2012 Past Virginia Detachment Commander Leonard E. Smith III.

Officers 2018 - 2019


1st Vice Commander

2nd Vice Commander

Finance Officer


Service Officer

Sargent at Arms


Vincent L. Compton, Sr.

Christopher A. Compton

G. Aubrey Morris, Jr.

James R. Braddy

John Szurek

Dennis Morris

Ed Shuttleworth

Leonard E. Smith III

Welcome to South Hill, Virginia

Commander Vincent L. Compton, Sr.