American Legion Madera Post 131 comprises several organizations working together to support the Four Pillars of the American Legion. Click on a banner below to learn more about each one.

American Legion Post 131

American Legion Post 131 was chartered/founded in 2009 at the site of the “old firehouse”, later converted to the Los Amigos restaurant, in the Green Valley Village, 249 W. Esperanza, Green Valley, AZ 85614.

The Grand Opening occurred on June 27, 2009 with a membership of roughly 150. We have a collective organizational membership of 1,400 at Post 131! CLICK on a LINK below to learn more.

How To Join or Renew Membership in The American Legion

Governance Documents (Constitution & By Laws)

AL Post 131 Officers

AL Post 131 Building Fund

Who We Serve (Donations)

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 131

The American Legion Auxiliary is the world’s largest women’s patriotic service organization. Through its nearly 10,500 units located in every state and some foreign countries, the Auxiliary embodies the spirit of America that has prevailed through war and peace. Along with The American Legion, it solidly stands behind America and her ideals.

Visit the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 131 Website

The American Legion Auxiliary shines as an example of unselfish giving. With almost a million members from all walks of life, the Auxiliary administers hundreds of volunteer programs, gives tens of thousands of hours to its communities and to veterans, and raises millions of dollars to support its own programs as well as other worthwhile charities familiar to most Americans. It is all accomplished with volunteers.

American Legion Riders

The Legion Riders meet last Saturday of the month at 0900 at the post.

Officers for the Legion Riders:

  • President:  Bruce Distler.  Cell: (360) 317-4931
  • Vice President:  Paul Micheals
  • Secretary:  Bonni Distler
  • Treasurer:  John Cox

Helpful links:

Sons of the American Legion

Currently, the Sons of the American Legion serve food every Thursday during the Queen of Hearts game from approximately 4:00 to 6:00 PM.  One of the following items such as nachos, chicken strips, pulled pork sliders, taco bag/bowl, or Sloppy Joe’s will be served each week.

Leadership would like to hear from you as to when the meetings should be held to maximize attendance! How about a 7 PM meeting on the second Wednesday of each month? 

We want to hear from you, SAL’s! We want your input on events, fundraising and Veteran organizations with whom to work with and donate funds raised by us SAL’s.


  • Commander – John Cox
  • Vice Commander – Keith Wittman
  • Adjutant – Bruce Distler
  • Chaplain – Dan Cady