National Security Division Update

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Legislative Issues • Support for Afghan Interpreters through the Special Immigrant Visa Program – The American Legion advocate for Afghan Interpreters who stood shoulder to shoulder with U.S. Forces and Diplomats contributing to saving countless American lives. The American Legion urges the President of the […]

Bill threatens e-pulltab games

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ST. PAUL — A bill that would severely constrict the 2012 deal surrounding electronic charitable gambling in Minnesota was a hot topic among veterans organizations the past month. The e-pulltab language quickly moved from a committee into the commerce omnibus bill without much time for […]

Secretary: Vet Center for St. Cloud possible

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McDonough meets with Legion during Minnesota visit By Tim Engstrom ST. CLOUD — An issue that has seemed dead at times over the past 10 years is finally gaining traction. State officials and an American Legion member met with VA Secretary Denis McDonough in May […]

Oliver North is coming to Hutch in November

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HUTCHINSON — Marine Lt. Col. Oliver North. Book author Oliver North. Fox News commentator and host Oliver North. Past NRA President Oliver North. Husband, father and grandfather Oliver North. The man has worn many hats over the years. Now he is coming to the annual […]

In The History of The American Legion

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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 […]

7 tips for boosting membership

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By Tim Engstrom Is your Post struggling with membership? Are you using the same old strategy? Does that strategy look like this: Ask members to ask non-members to join. Nothing is wrong with that strategy, but it is a weak approach when it is the […]

National Youth Programs are a Go!

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The American Legion to Shelby, N.C.:  ‘Play Ball!’ The American Legion World Series to be held as originally scheduled INDIANAPOLIS (April 26, 2021) –  The head of the nation’s largest veterans organization announced that The American Legion World Series will be played in Shelby, N.C., […]