Membership Renewal Notices

We have received a number of calls at the department offices about the “member since” on the 2023 membership renewal notices. All the notices have the last year paid not the year you joined The American Legion. Rest assured that your membership record reflects the […]

Veteran’s Adaptive Waterski Event

Greetings, USA Water Ski and Wake Sports is happy to announce a Veterans Learn to Ski Clinic in Perham, Minnesota funded by a grant from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Through this grant, the Big Pine Lake Water Ski Team will host an […]

Senate & Congress Pass the PACT Act!

The American Legion Hails Senate, 117th Congress for  ‘Historic Bipartisan Achievement’ on PACT Act WASHINGTON (June 16, 2022) – The head of the nation’s largest veterans organization praised the Senate for its passage of legislation that will provide comprehensive benefits to veterans suffering from conditions linked […]

Do you Qualify for a Tax Exclusion?

You may qualify for a property tax exclusion on your home. The exclusion may lower the amount of property taxes you pay. This program is administered by Minnesota counties. Do I qualify for this exclusion? You may qualify if all of these are true: You […]

US keeps world guessing on Taiwan stance

Associated Press By CHRIS MEGERIAN and MATTHEW LEE • yesterday  WASHINGTON (AP) — For the third time in less than a year, President Joe Biden has stirred controversy with his comments about Taiwan. The latest example came during his visit to Japan, when a reporter […]

This week in American Legion history

May 8-10, 1919:  The American Legion’s constitution is approved at the St. Louis Caucus, conducted inside the Shubert Theater. Before declining nomination to lead the new organization but serving as temporary chairman of the caucus, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., calls the session to order with a […]

VA annonces 9 new presumptive conditions

VA has added nine rare respiratory cancers to the list of conditions presumed to be service-connected, due to military environmental exposure to fine particulate matter. Please read below: Dear Veteran Leaders, The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced the addition of nine rare respiratory cancers […]