Kelly Ingram Post No. 668

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Kelly Ingram Post No. 668 is the Birmingham chapter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. service organization. It was founded in the 1960s and named in honor of Kelly Ingram, the first U.S. serviceman to give his life in World War I.

Post No. 668's meeting hall and offices were originally located at 829 20th Street North and later moved to 1801 11th Avenue North to make way for construction of the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center.

The post saw declining attendance at monthly meetings in the early 21st century, and its charter was suspended for 90 days in 2015 for undisclosed reasons.

References

  • Hansen, Jeff (November 11, 2010) "Ranks thinning at VFW posts across Birmingham."
  • Cummings, Meredith (November 11, 2015) "Suspension of VFW post threatens part of Birmingham history." The Birmingham News

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