Call to Action!

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2020   Olya Voytovich (Tester) | 202.224.2868 Sam Runyon (Manchin) | 202.740.6241 Karolina Wasiniewska (Blumenthal) | 202.224.0335 Martha Spieker (Hirono) | 202.365.7943 Sarah Weinstein (Shaheen) | 202.224.8028 Aaron Jacobs and Laura Epstein (Hassan) | 202.816.2057   Tester, Colleagues Introduce Legislation to Reinstate Critical 48-Hour […]

Eagle Scout of the Year for Minnesota

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Blake Madison of Adrian earns American Legion scholarship ADRIAN — Blake Madison, an 18-year-old sponsored by Adrian Post 32, is The American Legion Department of Minnesota’s Eagle Scout of the Year. Madison earns a $1,000 scholarship from the Department of Minnesota. The honor was announced […]

Economic Impact Payments for Veterans

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page 1 Veterans Affairs recipients will receive automatic Economic Impact Payments; Step follows work between Treasury, IRS, VA WASHINGTON – The Internal Revenue Service, working in partnership with the Treasury Department and the Department of Veterans Affairs, announced today that recipients of VA benefits will […]

Learn-Review-Polish

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Good morning Legionnaires, I want to thank The American Legion family for all you are doing for The American Legion Department of Minnesota in these unprecedented times. I see an opportunity for our Department to come out of this crisis a stronger more efficient organization. […]

Alone and homeless in an unknown city

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The American Legion and MACV found solutions By Tim Engstrom The Minnesota Legionnaire MINNEAPOLIS — Imagine suffering from a life-threatening health problem in an unfamiliar state, and then the hospital kicks you out on the street to fend for yourself because you lack proper insurance. […]

Financial Relief

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Subject: Corona Virus Relief Act) on 3/30/2020 at 9:29 pm which was a White Paper developed by Davy Leghorn of our Washington Office. This an opportunity for departments and posts to help offset some employee costs as well help the employees during this period where […]

Learn about Enhanced Buddy Checks

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By Jennifer Gedney Havlick The Minnesota Legionnaire TWO HARBORS — Heard of Enhanced Buddy Checks? In response to the COVID-19 pandemic American Legion National Commander Bill Oxford placed a strong emphasis on our Buddy Check program. As I watched the pandemic begin to unfold, I […]

Part 2: Will Minneapolis do right by child?

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By Tommy Johnson In the January edition of The Minnesota Legionnaire, the story was told about Minneapolis Public Housing Authority’s decision to make the 2-year-old child of a two-tour Iraqi combat veteran and his fiancé homeless. The headline was “Minneapolis housing authority opts to make […]

Mark Dvorak: Thanks, National Commander Oxford

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By Mark Dvorak Greetings, Minnesota American Legion Family. This article will contain a few thank-yous and comments about membership. First and foremost, a big thanks to our national commander, James W. “Bill” Oxford, and his aide, Larry Cline, for visiting our Department of Minnesota. The […]