This Week in The American Legion History

This week in American Legion history: Nov. 9, 1926: Originating five years earlier in Pennsylvania posts, the American Legion School Award program becomes national, honoring outstanding eighth-grade boys evaluated on five points: honor, courage, scholarship, leadership and service. The American Legion Auxiliary offers a similar […]

TALMN Volunteers!

The American Legion Department of Minnesota volunteers their time to help Veterans through Voluntary Service, Department of Veterans Affairs. Voluntary Services reports The American Legion donated 25,621 hours from October 2019 – September 2020. We had 205 volunteers and 1400 assignments.  Out of our 205 […]

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 […]