BREAKING: Fall Conference canceled

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American Legion Department of Minnesota Commander Mark Dvorak, in consultation with other Department officers, has canceled the Fall Conference at Breezy Point, scheduled for Thursday to Saturday, because of a winter storm expected to arrive Thursday and bring 6 to 9 inches of snow and […]

National Legislation Action Alert

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CURRENT ACTION ALERT FOR DISSEMINATION TO POSTS AND MEMBERS: https://votervoice.net/AmericanLegion/Campaigns/77447/Respond Going forward, the National Legislative Division will be sharing all Action Alerts with Department Commanders and Adjutants to expand our reach and increase the effectiveness of our digital advocacy efforts. Using Actions Alerts greatly increases […]

Grant Money for Posts From TAL

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Legion posts affected by COVID can apply for $1,000 grant The American Legion OCT 15, 2020 Public health mandates in response to the coronavirus included stay-at-home orders and business closures. Those mandates financially impacted American Legion posts nationwide as member and community outreach efforts were […]

Legionville getting repairs it needs

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It was a big day for check passing By Tim Engstrom BRAINERD — The 2020 Legionville Camporee had some big checks being passed around. For one, the 10th District American Legion Riders raised $30,000 for the Legacy Scholarship Fund, all in one weekend ride, Aug. […]

One close call after another

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Lyle Foltz served one year in Vietnam with the Black Scarves By Tim Engstrom APPLE VALLEY — Vietnam veteran Lyle Foltz has been a member of Mabel Post 299 for 53 years, lives in Apple Valley and is a former Department of Minnesota adjutant. But […]

Commentary on the national anthem

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For immediate release. Questions? Contact: Tim Engstrom Director of Communications The American Legion, Department of Minnesota tengstrom@mnlegion.org Office: 651-291-1800 Cell: 952-679-0134 The American Legion Department of Minnesota COMMENTARY ON THE NATIONAL ANTHEM By Commander Mark Dvorak Sept. 14, 2020 The American Legion Department of Minnesota […]