2022 Commander for The American Legion

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Veteran from Lake Kiowa, Texas, Elected  National Commander of The American Legion  PHOENIX (Sept. 2, 2021) –  Paul E. Dillard was elected national commander of the nearly two-million member American Legion today in Phoenix, during the organization’s 102nd national convention. He first joined the nation’s […]

Today in American Legion history:

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Aug. 26, 1982: The American Legion, at its national convention in Chicago, presents a check for $1 million to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, making it the single largest contributor to the monument on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.   The road to its dedication […]

2021 Legislative Accomplishments

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The American Legion Department of Minnesota It was a rather successful year for our legislative efforts. Your Department of Minnesota had a key role in the successful passage of the following: Three new Minnesota Veterans Homes. Groundbreaking will be Aug. 19 in Preston, Aug. 23 […]