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 […]

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

Financial Relief

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Subject: Corona Virus Relief Act) on 3/30/2020 at 9:29 pm which was a White Paper developed by Davy Leghorn of our Washington Office. This an opportunity for departments and posts to help offset some employee costs as well help the employees during this period where […]