Roundtables ready for February

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ST. PAUL — Agent Orange is the topic of discussion for the February gathering of the Vietnam War Roundtable. Local veterans and experts will share the lasting impact of the defoliant chemical. The topic spurred great interest last year, according to the roundtable’s website. The […]

Four chaplains went down with the ship

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By Betty Jass On Feb. 3, it will be the 77-year anniversary of the sinking of the troop ship SS Dorchester. According to Wikipedia, the “Four Chaplains,” also referred to as the “Immortal Chaplains” or the “Dorchester Chaplains,” were four World War II Chaplains who […]

January is National Security Month, and more

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By Dee Dee Buckley The National Security Program promotes a strong national defense supporting servicemembers and their families. The National Security pages included 2019-2020 Unit Guide lists the three major areas that our National organization would like to see as our emphasis this year. The […]

Dvorak: December was jam-packed with news

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Greetings, Minnesota American Legion Family. The ceremony for the 100th convention plaque dedication was held in Minneapolis at Peavey Plaza on Nicollet Mall Saturday, Dec. 7. The first American Legion National Convention was held in Minneapolis in 1919 and the 100th convention was held in […]