Another Look at The Covid-19 Numbers

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Covid-19 by the Numbers: As of Date: 24-Jul-20 Population of Minnesota = 5640000 {Source; Google Search} % of Population Total Tests: 905315 0.160516844 % of Total Tests Positive Cases: 48721 0.008638475 0.053817 % of Positive Cases Recovered Cases: 42524 0.007539716 0.872806   Total Deaths: 1561 […]

History of The American Legion

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Good morning Legionnaires and veterans advocates, today is Tuesday, July 14, 2020, which is National Mac & Cheese Day, Pandemonium Day, National Tape Measure Day and Shark Awareness Day. The rest of this week in Legion History: July 16, 1927: The initial 213 acres of […]

National Commander’s Response, Veteran’s Preference

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Legionnaires, The popular website “War on the Rocks” published a commentary this week that was critical of Veterans’ Preference. That commentary can be found here: https://warontherocks.com/2020/06/is-veterans-preference-bad-for-the-national-security-workforce/ National Commander James W. “Bill” Oxford’s response to the piece can be found below. Please feel free  to distribute […]

Call to Action!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2020   Olya Voytovich (Tester) | 202.224.2868 Sam Runyon (Manchin) | 202.740.6241 Karolina Wasiniewska (Blumenthal) | 202.224.0335 Martha Spieker (Hirono) | 202.365.7943 Sarah Weinstein (Shaheen) | 202.224.8028 Aaron Jacobs and Laura Epstein (Hassan) | 202.816.2057   Tester, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Reinstate Critical 48-Hour […]

Cancellations List For The American Legion

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National Cancellations: Oratorical Contest Spring Meetings Boys Nation Legacy Run Baseball Program to include the World Series Membership Workshop Convention @ Louisville Kentucky Combined Americanism Conference National Children and Youth Conference All officer and staff travel through 30 Sep 2020 Department of Minnesota Cancellations: Legionville […]

Minnesota Veterans Covid-19 Relief Links

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Links for Covid-19 Relief www.minnesotaveteran.org/covidrelief Special Needs Grant Overview for Veterans, a $3000 Grant. HTTP://mn.gov/mdva/assets/2020-04-03-covid-19-special-needs-grant-overview_tcm1066-426399.pdf (Copy link  into your browser) Covid-19 Disaster Relief Grant Overview, a $1000 Grant. HTTP://mn.gov/mdva/assets/2020-04-03-covid-19-disaster-relief-overview_tcm1066-426398.pdf (Copy link  into your browser) State Soldier Assistance Program. This is a one time Grant to […]

Economic Impact Payments for Veterans

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page 1 Veterans Affairs recipients will receive automatic Economic Impact Payments; Step follows work between Treasury, IRS, VA WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service, working in partnership with the Treasury Department and the Department of Veterans Affairs, announced today that recipients of VA benefits will […]

Learn-Review-Polish

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Good morning Legionnaires, I want to thank The American Legion family for all you are doing for The American Legion Department of Minnesota in these unprecedented times. I see an opportunity for our Department to come out of this crisis a stronger more efficient organization. […]

Minnesota Link for SBA Help

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Here is the link for the State of Minnesota information on business loans, grants. A good starting point to try and navigate how to obtain the help you need. It’s supposed to help assess which route is right among the state grants: https://mn.gov/deed/newscenter/press-releases/?id=425890