National Legislation Action Alert

CURRENT ACTION ALERT FOR DISSEMINATION TO POSTS AND MEMBERS: 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 […]

A Week of History in The American Legion

This week in American Legion history: Oct. 6-9, 1930: In a written report to the 12th National Convention of The American Legion in Boston, newly appointed National Marksmanship Director Frank J. Schneller of Wisconsin says 188 American Legion rifle clubs have been organized and chartered, […]

The American Legion at its Best!

MY AMERICAN LEGION FAMILY   My children live some distance from here, and my dear wife recently passed away.  Our local legion post has always been a haven of friendship and social networking, but in recent years has given support in many ways, not merely […]

PNC Judge Foley

The following letter was written in 1964 by then National Commander Judge Foley. His letter published in the Legion magazine applies to today’s unrest and how history repeats itself if we do not learn from it. By Dan Foley National Commander The American Legion January, […]

Resolution No. 5 out of National Headquarters

The American Legion National Executive Committee Held on Electronic Mail 2020 Resolution Page 1 of 2 Resolution No.: 5 Title: Vision, Mission, Values and Motto of The American Legion Origin: Finance Commission Subcommittee on Resolutions Recommendation Approved □ Rejected □ Referred to: □ Other Action […]

Another Look at The Covid-19 Numbers

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

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

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: National Commander James W. “Bill” Oxford’s response to the piece can be found below. Please feel free  to distribute […]