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 […]

News release: Mankato to be site of first Minnesota American Legion Fastpitch Softball State Tournament

NEWS RELEASE                                             FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 3, 2022   CONTACT: Mike Arvidson                                                                                   Luann McMahan Fastpitch Softball Director                                                            Fastpitch Softball Committee Member michaelarvidson@hotmail.com                                                 mnlegionsoftball@gmail.com 701-318-0926                                                                                     507-440-7690   James Olson Mankato American Legion Post 11 Commander olson457@gmail.com 507-525-2957   Mankato to be site of first […]

Adams Post 146 is there after tornado strikes

Twister takes down half of Taopi, a town 4 miles away By Tim Engstrom The Minnesota Legionnaire ADAMS — Adams Post 146 had its regularly monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 12. On the drive home, that’s when the rain and wind came along, and so […]

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 […]