William J. Hocking-Post 91-Wharton-NJ



The William J. Hocking American Legion Post 91 is located in Wharton, NJ.

Post 91 is a non-profit organization that supports veterans, youth, community and the

Nation. The Post accomplishes this mission by working with the Legion Family at Post

91 which includes the American Legion Auxiliary - Unit 91, Sons of the American Legion -

Squadron 91, and the American Legion Riders - Chapter 91.

Preamble to the Constitution of

the American Legion



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 all 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 goodwill 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.


Follow the links below to see the many ways you can seek IMMEDIATE help!


American Legion Leadership


Post 91 Commander - Amery Vasso

County Commander (Morris) - Amery Vasso

Dept. Vice Commander (District 1 - Bergen, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, Warren) - Thomas Dresdner

Department Commander - Robert Newell

National Commander - Bill Oxford


Post Will Re-Open for Outside Service on

Thursday July 23, 2020

Days and Hours

Thu - Fri - Sat

3:00pm to 8:00pm


Stay Safe and Healthy!

Great News! Post 91 Received National Recognition for Excellence



More Great News! Post 91 Received Department of New Jersey Award for Best Color Newsletter!

Be sure to check out the Hot Tab Condolences, Children and Youth Month, and More! for important news!

Be sure to check out the Membership Tab for important news!


The LEGION Act Was Signed Into Law by President Trump

Effective July 30, 2019

The American Legion Eligibility Criteria Has Changed

There are Now 2 Eligibility Periods

April 6, 1917 to Nov. 11, 1918

Dec. 7, 1941 to a time later determined by the federal government.

Prospective Members Simply Need to Have Served Honorably and Provide Proof of Service (DD214)





Executive Committee and Regular Meetings Are Currently Being Held Virtually

County and Department Meetings - None Scheduled at This Time


Click Here for the Post 91 Centennial Page!



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